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AlternateShell

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot

Data type

Range

Default value

REG_SZ

Program name

cmd.exe

Description

Lists the name of the alternative environment used when the Safe mode with Command Prompt option is selected.

Change method

To start Windows 2000 in safe mode, restart the computer, and then press F8 when you see the message Please select the operating system to start.

Note Image Note

For information about starting the computer in safe mode, see Windows 2000 Server Help or Windows 2000 Professional Help.

Caution Image Caution

Changing the value of this entry can prevent Windows 2000 from starting.

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