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A Guide to the BOOTING IN SAFEMODE MINIMAL Blue Screen of Death Error

The “BOOTING IN SAFEMODE MINIMAL” BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) error may appear during the initialization process for Windows XP, Vista, 2000, 2008, and Windows 7 and 8. This error results to the booting of the computer in a Safe Mode without network connections and other services, and the abrupt shutdown of the computer to prevent damage and data loss.

The BSOD error is usually caused by damaged or a corrupted Windows system file. Corrupted system files may result from instances such as a recovery of the system from malware and spyware attack, incomplete uninstall of programs, incomplete software installations, the use of improper methods in deleting applications and peripherals.

This BSOD error is also known as “BOOTING_IN_SAFEMODE_MINIMAL” and “STOP 0x000000A8“. Some users of Windows OS have reported this error, which normally appears on the screen during the initialization of the system.

To resolve the “BOOTING IN SAFEMODE MINIMAL” BSOD error in Windows, you can employ the System Restore feature of Windows that allow users to revert the computer back to an earlier date or previous point in time to recover from system malfunctions. It allows you to undo system changes without affecting your personal files.

To perform a System Restore, click Start and type System Restore in the search box, and then clicking on System Restore from the list of results. You can also access System Restore by clicking on the Start button, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, and then choose System Restore. Highlight the option Restore my computer to an earlier time from the list of options, and then click Next. You have to follow the prompts and instructions that appear in the dialog window, and then allow the computer to finish the restoration to the selected restore point. You have to restart the computer once the System Restore process has been completed.

You can also resolve this BSOD by downloading a repair utility that will automatically scan and fix identified errors.

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