Disable Safe Mode (Standard 8)


Learn how to disable safe mode on your Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) device.

You can prevent your device from starting up in safe mode after an unexpected restart by using the BCDEdit command line tool. For more information, see BCDEdit Technical Reference.

  • A device running a Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) image.

  1. On your device, open a command prompt as an administrator.

  2. At the command prompt, enter the following:

    bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu no
    bcdedit /set {current} bootstatuspolicy ignoreallfailures
    bcdedit /timeout 0