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Windows 7: how to get command prompt through safe mode

19 Aug 2013   #1

windows 7 professional 64 bit
how to get command prompt through safe mode

when i press f8 in win 7 i have the option of 'run safe mode with command prompt' but it does not work on choosing it.

one thing more i can not run my operating system in normal mode and not have win os disc.

so, help me how to enter into cmd on rebooting the system.thanks

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19 Aug 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit


Firstly you will need to create a System Repair Disc

Boot from the System Repair Disc.

Then follow this tutorial: Command Prompt at Startup


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