Safe Mode – Last Known Good Configuration
Starts Windows 2000 using the Registry information that Windows saved at the last shutdown. Use only in cases of incorrect configuration. Last known good configuration does not solve problems caused by corrupted or missing drivers or files. Also, any changes made since the last successful startup will be lost.
The registry contains information that Windows 2000 continually references during operation, such as:
- Profiles for each user.
- The programs installed on the computer and the types of documents each can create.
- Property settings for folders and program icons.
- What hardware exists on the system.
- Which ports are being used.
The registry is organized hierarchically as a tree and is made up of keys and their sub-keys, hives, and value entries.
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