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BootMode Enumeration

Specifies the boot mode in which the system was started.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public enum BootMode
public enum BootMode
public enum BootMode

 Member nameDescription
FailSafeThe computer was started in safe mode without network support. This mode uses a limited drivers and settings profile. 
FailSafeWithNetworkThe computer was started in safe mode with network support. This mode uses a limited drivers and settings profile, and loads the services needed to start networking. 
NormalThe computer was started in the standard boot mode. This mode uses the normal drivers and settings for the system. 

This enumeration defines identifiers that represent the standard operating system startup modes.

This enumeration is used by the BootMode property of the SystemInformation class.

The Normal boot mode is the standard system startup mode. The FailSafe boot mode is also called safe mode. The FailSafeWithNetwork boot mode is also called safe mode with networking.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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