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Opens in SAFE mode how to reset to open in Standard mode?
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by:Nick Rhode
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by:Jeremy Weisinger
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Check the properties of the shortcut you're using to launch the console and make sure "/safe" is not on the end of the command.
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by:S_Duncan
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Yes, I did attempt a console repair (unable to add new user) using the MS technet doc. I could not see that any repair had taken place. Not sure if a repair can be executed while the console is in Safe Mode.

The shortcut properties do not point to safe mode.
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by:Nick Rhode
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Any events in the event log under applications? Or have you tried right-clicking and run as administrator
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by:S_Duncan
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The events recorded in the log (there are several) but they do not pertain to the console and the time stamps do not track the issue I am facing. How do I reset the console mode from "safe" to "standard"?
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The events recorded in the log (there are several) but they do not pertain to the console and the time stamps do not track the issue I am facing. How do I reset the console mode from "safe" to "standard"?

Unless you specify the /safe when launching the console, it will not be in safe mode. Have you checked your shortcut that you are using?
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by:S_Duncan
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Not sure I can accept your position.

When opened the console indicates "Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console (Safe Mode)"
I did not create the short cut. The SC was created during server install. I am sure the console is operating in Safe Mode because none of the monitored parameters are available...
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Have you edited the C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin\console.exe.config file? If so then make sure the SafeModeSettings is set to false.
 <SafeModeSettings safeMode="false">

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That solution was the one. THanks very much...
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Glad to help.
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