Windows Vista forum: windows vista, always boots in safe mode networking, help?

by: lakeslad October 8, 2012 1:10 AM PDT

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windows vista, always boots in safe mode networking, help?

by lakeslad - 10/8/12 1:10 AM

hi all, i have a friends acer aspire 5536 ruining windows Vista, it was slow and laggy, so i thought i would do a full spyware/malware scan etc, i tried F8 into safe mode with networking (so i could update definitions) upon restart it did not boot into safe mode, so i went into msconfig and select safemode with networking in there to boot from, however it still will not boot into safe mode, only now it tries to restart all the time, so i disabled restart on boot failure and now after it will not boot it shuts down, at the moment i am in vista recovery console, start up repair has no options that work for me, restore,repair start up etc, when i do a bcdedit it shows my c drive info and the windows safe boot option selected,
MY QUESTION is can i disable safe mode boot from this command prompt or does any one know another way to get windows to start normally and why will it not boot into safe mode?
hope there is help out there
regards
lee.

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