/SafeMode (devenv.exe)


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Starts Visual Studio in safe mode, loading only the default environment and services.

devenv /SafeMode   

This switch prevents all third-party VSPackages from loading when Visual Studio starts, thus ensuring stable execution.

The following example starts Visual Studio in safe mode.

Devenv.exe /SafeMode  

Devenv Command Line Switches