Specifies the boot mode in which the system was started.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
|The computer was started in the standard boot mode. This mode uses the normal drivers and settings for the system.|
|The computer was started in safe mode without network support. This mode uses a limited drivers and settings profile.|
|The 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.|
This enumeration defines identifiers that represent the standard operating system startup modes.
The boot mode is the standard system startup mode. The boot mode is also called safe mode. The boot mode is also called safe mode with networking.
Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
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