Newbie with F8 key issue in WIN XP PRO

By yoyohammer
Apr 23, 2006
  1. Hi,

    Had a PC since 1991 (good old dos days) Windows has always been a challenge and now the internet ?! what can I say......

    Where do I go for help with getting in to the dos mode ? I have used F8 and my computer just ignores me... :)

    I know that within Windows you can use an icon, but I have a particularly annoying virus to delete - (mssearchnet.exe) :-(

    THanks for any help in directing me, and good luck to all you computer fans

    Kind Regards Martin
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Go and follow these instructions exactly HERE

    How to get into safe mode HERE

    XP command prompt/MSDOS HERE

    And welcome to Techspot :)
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