This document pertains to HP and Compaq PCs with Windows XP.
Safemode is a diagnostic mode that allows you to use Windows with only the most basic drivers loaded. No extra software is opened automatically with Windows making troubleshooting software and driver problems easier.
note:Windows XP Safe Mode will probably not look as good as normal as the Windows display uses a low graphics mode (VGA at 16 colors).
Use one of the options below to start the computer in Safe Mode