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The system is booting in safemode - Minimal...

STOP: 0x000000A9

 
  Description  
     
 

The system is booting in Safe Mode with the network, but without many other services. This Fatal error is not documented and presumed to never appear.

Some versions of Windows may show the description as "BOOTING_IN_SAFEMODE_NETWORK".

This is a fatal Windows error, typically called a Stop message, Bug Check, or more commonly the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). The system is in a forced reboot state. Any unsaved work is likely lost.

 
   
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A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

The system is booting in safemode - Minimal Services with Network

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x000000A9

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete.

Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further
assistance.

 
 
Text may appear differently depending on where the error occurs.
Additional technical information (hex values) specific to a machine are not shown.
 
   
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Full Title
  The system is booting in safemode - Minimal Services with Network 

Stop Code
  0x000000A9 

Type
  Fatal 

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Windows
  2000, XP, Vista, 2008, 7, 8

Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
   
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    While BSoD fatal stop errors are identified by Microsoft Windows, they are often caused by non-Microsoft applications, drivers and hardware issues.  
   
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