Using Safe Mode

Howdy one and all, welcome back to this weeks fun and exciting edition of The Weekly Geek.

This week I want to keep it simple. Let’s go over the “Safe Mode” that all versions of Windows provide and why it is your best friend, even if you have no issues or problems with your computer.

You may be asking yourself “Why go into Safe Mode”? There are several common tasks that you should be performing that are much more efficient when run in “Safe Mode”. When you run your anti-virus program in “Safe Mode” you have halted many services that virus, worms and other nasties hide in.

When you run the defragmentation program, once again you have halted services that slow down and even prevent complete and efficient defragmentation. Continue reading