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New Safe Mode boot command

Remember how you used to press F8 after the Starting Windows prompt in Windows 95? Well, that method still works, but because Windows 98 no longer has a Starting Windows prompt, it may be a bit harder to know when to press it.

Windows 98 has made it easier. All you need to do is hold down the CTRL key at the first sign of any text on the screen during boot until the Microsoft Windows 98 Startup Menu appears.

Safe Mode is used when there may be a problem with your monitor or device drivers required to start Windows. It uses default settings and a minimum amount of device drivers to run Windows. Please note that in Safe Mode, you will not have access to CD-ROM drives, printers, or other devices.

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