safe mode start request

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canmorerick

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hello folks, can anyone in pc land please advise me how I start my pc in "safe mode"? I cannot scan disc or defrag in the normal operating mode and I have been advised to use the "safe mode" BUT I do not know how to do this...

system is windows 98 first edition
 
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Hold down the Shift key just before the Windows logo appears and let go when it appears. It may take a couple tries to get the timing right, but this is the easiest way.
 
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