Showing posts with label Safemode. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Safemode. Show all posts

Enable Wifi in Safe Mode | Windows 10|

There are many reasons you want test your computers performance in safe mode, but sometimes we come across a challange that we can not give remote access to IT technicians to check the computer because we find Wifi connection is not working in safe mode and in normal mode either the system is way too slow, freezing, not booting or reporting blue screen. So in order to rescue you from any such situations try using below 2 steps and you will be able to use WiFi in safemode:

Step 1: Enable Drivers in Device Manager.

In Safe Mode with Networking, open Device Manager. Then double click to expand Network Adapter, right click on the driver and select Enable. Like in above image we have Qualcomm QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Adapter, so just right click on it and select Enable. 

Step 2: Enable Services

In Safemode, open Run box (Windows button+R). 

In open box type Services.msc and it will open below services page here look for WLAN AutoConfig Service.
Once you locate WLan Auto Config double click on it and start this serviced. 

Now simply connect to your preferred WiFi network and now you will be able to use the internet in safe mode without any issues. 

Hope this will help you help your Users, customers, yourself or IT techs. 

How to Run Windows installer in Safe Mode.

Sometimes you may find times when you try to fix your computer from issues like virus, malware, trojan, worms or unable to uninstall some program and issue caused due to faulty and glitchy updates from device manufacturer or Microsoft, which may not let you fix them in normal mode but somehow you are able to use your computer properly in safe mode, you may want to recover your computer by removing some malicious applications, software or updates.

But most of the time it is not possible because 95% of people do not know how to enable windows installer in safe mode and due to which they could not uninstall the desired program.

So here in this post, we are going to talk about the how to Enable Windows installer in safe mode.

The simple method is using SAFEMSI.exe which is a third party .exe file which enables the windows installer but it needs internet to get that file if you have active internet access you can download it.
Just in case you do not have the internet access then follow the below:
If you are in SafeMode:
Open the command prompt with admin rights and copy and paste below command  into command prompt box :
REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\MSIServer" /VE /T REG_SZ /F /D "Service"
In case you are in SafeMode with Networking Then copy and paste below commands:
REG ADD "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Network\MSIServer" /VE /T REG_SZ /F /D "Service"
Now Windows installer is ready to go you just have to type "net start msiserver".

Safe mode with Microsoft installer is on now. 

Easy and very useful method to get Microsoft installer service running hope it will help you with loads of issues and especially if you are tech support person.
Related Article:
How to enable Wifi in safe mode. 

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