Most of the time when installing or uninstalling software, drivers or Windows updates; you need to disable all the unnecessary services and need to start windows in clean boot mode for avoiding error messages and troubles. In this article, I will show you step by step guide to start Windows 7/8 and 10 in clean boot mode.
How to Perform Clean Boot?
In order to perform a clean boot, you must be logged in as administrator. Must remember that starting PC in clean boot means your PC will allow you to use only necessary functionality. This mode is used for installing drivers and software that conflict with other services. You must start your PC in normal mode after installing an application.
When you restart your PC, you will be logged in a clean boot environment. Now, you can install software, drivers or updates without having error messages. After finishing the job, you need to start your PC back in normal mode. Here is the simple step to start pc in normal mode.
Step 1: Open System Configuration Dialog box by searching msconfig in startup search box.
Step 2: Go to General Tab and click the Normal Startup Option.
Step 3: Go to Service Tab and uncheck Hide All Microsoft services check box and, then click Enable All button.
Step 4: Click on Startup tab and click Open Task Manager link.
Step 5: In the Task Manager, enable all of your startup programs and click OK.
Step 6: Restart your PC.
Step 1: Open msconfig
Step 2: Go to General Tab and click Normal Startup option and click OK.
Step 3: Restart your Computer.
In this tutorial, you learned how to Start Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7 and Vista in a Clean Boot environment. It is necessary to start back in normal mode when you completed your job.