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How do I boot up in safe mode with XP as I am trying Acronis to copy a drive but the screen goes black.

Ive been told to try it in safe mode.
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by:martin2123
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Hi
when you reboot your machine try pressing F8 that should take you to safe mode
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by:tony666666
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Ive tried it but comes up with Floppy, Sata, CD-ROM, Network options.  No safe mode
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by:martin2123
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ok. that looks like boot options which is bios based. f8 should lead you too safe mode. what options do you get when starting your machine? what machine is it? Is Xp your only operating sys on this machine?
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Martin
Ive found that there is a safe mode option on Acronis. This has solved the problem.  Thanks anyway.
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glad to help
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