Didier Stevens

Thursday 13 July 2006

Update: Restoring Safeboot

Filed under: Malware,Update — Didier Stevens @ 18:06

Chris explains how to recover the Safeboot key with a Live CD directly from the System Volume Information directory: Repairing Safe Mode (Safeboot)

Clever idea Chris!


  1. Is there a way of aquireing code for a good safeboot? i’m working on a computer that has all bad safeboot reg files.

    Comment by brian — Tuesday 30 January 2007 @ 1:04

  2. I’ve an idea but haven’t had the time to test it: reinstall Windows on the same machine but with another drive, and then use the Safeboot registry entries from this install.

    Comment by Didier Stevens — Tuesday 30 January 2007 @ 16:36

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