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Paper Tape
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-14-2009
Location: South Africa
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Starting in Safe Mode - N500

I cannot seem to get my Lenovo N500 to start in safe mode.


I am running Vista Basic and after completing a number of upgrades I get caught in a loop.


I have gone to the MS site and they recommend doing a recovery but to achieve this I need top boot in safe mode


Any help appreciated

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Registered: ‎07-13-2009
Location: USA
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Re: Starting in Safe Mode - N500

Try repeatedly tapping the F8 key on boot up.

If you get a text mode screen with options, choose Safe Mode.