Three Ways to Access the Windows 8 Boot Options Menu

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Published on Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:00:38 GMT Indexed on 2012/10/09 3:40 UTC
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The boot options have been consolidated in Windows 8 into a single menu, called the “boot options menu,” providing access to repair tools and options for changing Windows startup behavior, such as enabling debugging, booting into safe mode, and launching into a recovery environment.

The days of pressing a function key or Esc to interrupt the boot process and get into the BIOS configuration (in UEFI enabled systems) are gone. There are three ways of accessing the new boot options menu in Windows 8 and we’ll show you how.

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