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Title: Does Windows 8 have a safe mode
Post by: Diddy on October 16, 2013, 05:00:54 AM
HI I was wondering if I could ask a question I have an hp Laptop with Windows 8 64 bit operating system on it.  I have Avast 8 free lasted version on it right now.  What I would like to now is does Windows 8 have a safe mode.  I was just wondering because I want to make sure that I completely uninstall avast 8 free from the laptop so that when I install avast 2014 free I do not end up with any blue screens or any problems or issues of any kind.  The reason I am asking this question is because I am new to Windows 8 and I have not seen any safe mode as of yet.  I was also wondering should I just uninstall avast 8 through programs and features menu would this get rid of everything that has to do with avast 8 free.
would the avast uninstall utility work on Windows 8 to uninstall avast 8 free off of windows 8.

Thanks

Operating system I am talking about is: Windows 8
64 bit system
Title: Re: Does Windows 8 have a safe mode
Post by: schmidthouse on October 16, 2013, 05:08:57 AM
Yes it does.
You can Google "How to get to Safe Mode in Windows 8" and you get all the info you need.
Also, when you run AvastClear tool it goes to Safe Mode automatically when it runs.
Title: Re: Does Windows 8 have a safe mode
Post by: Diddy on October 16, 2013, 05:12:59 AM
HI so Avast cleaner does work in Windows 8 right.  I have never done this in windows 8 before.

Title: Re: Does Windows 8 have a safe mode
Post by: schmidthouse on October 16, 2013, 05:14:20 AM
HI so Avast cleaner does work in Windows 8 right.  I have never done this in windows 8 before.

AvastCLear removes Avast installs regardless of OS. :)
Title: Re: Does Windows 8 have a safe mode
Post by: Diddy on October 16, 2013, 06:28:41 AM
Thank you very much for your advice and your time.

Title: Re: Does Windows 8 have a safe mode
Post by: schmidthouse on October 16, 2013, 06:30:33 AM
You're welcome.