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Automatically restarting Win95 in safe mode

I want to restart windows( I have that code) and then let Windows95 restart into SAFE MODE, so that none of the start-up programs load.  I want to do this only with code.
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a111a111a111Commented:

Here are the valid boot options (for the preview version) which you can add/remove from the MSDOS.SYS text file. ***Don't forget to make a backup copy of
the file before modifying it.
Observe notes annotated by (X)

[options](1)    Default Action                              Non-default action


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BootSafe        =1 Safe Mode startup available


So make it in the shell and let it run,.
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a111a111a111Commented:
For more information about Boot see:
http://engine.ieee.org/magazines/95help/win4000e.htm


If you need any more help let me know.

shayplace@hotmail.com
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a111a111a111Commented:
One more source of info: http://www.winmag.com/library/1995/0795/07HOWTO.htm

Now, Maybe I am in the wrong direction and it can be done by API or by modification of the Registry...

But you can have 2 files one is original MSDOS.SYS and the second is MSDOS.SAF.
By swapping the files and the names, you can have windows restart in safe mode upon command from VB.

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bomaxAuthor Commented:
thanx
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