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Safe Mode for Microsoft Office What is it and why do you need it?

We are all familiar with using Safe Mode in Windows How to Boot into Windows 10 Safe Mode How to Boot into Windows 10 Safe Mode Safe Mode is a built-in troubleshooting feature that allows you to fix problems at the root, without interfering non-essential applications. You can access Safe Mode in several ways, even if Windows 10 no longer starts. Learn More:If You Have Problems With Your Operating System How to Solve Most Windows Boot Problems How to Solve Most Windows Boot Problems Is your Windows computer not starting? It could be due to a hardware, software or firmware error. Here is how to diagnose and fix these problems. Read More

But did you know that Microsoft Office also has a Safe Mode??

It is totally independent of Windows safe mode. The two are not connected. But what is this? and how do you use it? Read on to find out more..

What is safe mode for Microsoft Office??

In a sense, Safe Mode for Microsoft Office is similar to Safe Mode for Windows. It launches a stripped down version of Office which should prevent any bugs from creeping in.

It's especially useful if Office crashes every time you try and turn on any of the suite's applications.

Using Safe Mode will prevent Office from launching add-ins, extensions, and toolbar or toolbar customizations. It will also stop any retrieved documents. If Microsoft Word crashes, crash immediately to recover unsaved work. If Microsoft Word crashes, crash immediately to recover unsaved work. This quick method allows you to recover the file and get back to your work. Read more about charging and preventing the autocorrect feature from working.

By taking these steps, Office Safe Mode hopes to provide you with a way to locate and fix your problems.

How do I use Office Safe Mode?

There are two ways to start Office applications in Safe Mode:

Use Ctrl: The simplest method is to hold Ctrl While clicking on the app shortcut. A message will appear on the screen. Click Yes to confirm your choice and the Safe Mode application will start.

Use the run dialog: You can also use the run dialog to start safe mode. press Win + R then type one of the following commands:

  • Word: winword/secure
  • Stand out: stand out / safe
  • PowerPoint: powerpnt /safe
  • Panorama: perspective / security

press Enter to load the associated application in safe mode.

Have you used safe mode for Microsoft Office? Did it help you solve your problems? Let us know in the comments.