What is Clean Boot State on Windows 10/8/7? How to perform Clean Boot? How does the Safe Mode and Clean Boot State differ from the Windows operating system? To answer these questions, please refer to the following article of Network Administrator.
Windows users are no stranger to Safe Mode. During booting up your Windows computer, simply press F8 to boot into Safe Mode. When in safe mode the user can fix some problems on the system.
1. Clean Boot State
Clean Boot State is used to diagnose and fix Windows problems. If your computer can not boot normally or if you receive an error during startup, then you might consider performing “Clean Boot”.
When you start Clean Boot, your Windows computer will boot using the available driver settings and the Startup program. And when your computer starts up with the available driver settings, some programs will not work as you expect.
Clean-boot troubleshooting is designed to be separate from performance issues. To perform a clean-boot troubleshooting, you must perform some additional steps and after each step, you must restart your computer.
2. How to perform Clean Boot?
To perform Clean Boot State, first enter msconfig into the Search box on the Start Menu, then press Enter to open the System Configuration Utility.
On the System Configuration Utility window, click the General tab and then click Selective Startup.
Unmarked Load Loadup items. Make sure that you have checked the Load System Services and Use Original Boot Configuration section.
Next, click the Services tab, select Hide All Microsoft Services, and then click Disable all.
Click Apply/OK, and then restart your computer. At this point, Windows will boot into the Clean Boot State, where you’ll be able to find out which applications, programs, or software are causing the error and trying to fix the problem. you are experiencing.
Also on the General tab you can un-load the Load System Services item, then click Apply/OK and restart your computer.
To configure Windows to boot normally, just undo the operation.