Can you print in safe mode

I have to run a GUI that was last supported on Windows XP (supported from the manufacturer). I am able to run the GUI on a Windows 7 machine; but I am in the procedure of upgrading to a Windows 10 machine. 

I am not able to run the GUI on my Win 10 machine bereason of the hardware acceleration. I have mounted Hyper V on my machine via a Win 7 atmosphere. However before in order to get the GUI to occupational on this certain setting I need to run it in safe mode. 

Here comes the fun component. I should have the ability to print from this GUI. I cannot figure out exactly how to permit printing in safe mode, and also in fact everything that I have researched says that printing in safe mode cannot be done. 

Is tright here a method to print from safe mode in a digital environment? Or as a backup, have the right to I save to a shared folder that I have the right to accessibility while not in the digital environment? Any choices would certainly need to be completed using safe mode, if feasible. 

Thanks in advance! 


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MikeDinIT
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May 3, 2018 at 20:29 UTC

Safe mode via networking? Or a flash drive and USB passthrough to the w7 guest would job-related.

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jessicakuney May 3, 2018 at 20:30 UTC

I am currently running the Victory 7 VM in safe mode with networking. It"s the only method I deserve to acquire the GUI to work. 


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MikeDinIT
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May 3, 2018 at 20:35 UTC

Does safemode dispermit printing in general?

How around from cmd:

REG ADD HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSafeBootNetworkSpooler /VE /T REG_SZ /F /D Service

net start spooler


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jessicakuney May 3, 2018 at 20:39 UTC

Yep currently tried that. Get an error concerned not having the print spooler running. Cannot start the print spooler bereason the machine is in safe mode. 


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MikeDinIT
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May 3, 2018 at 20:42 UTC

That may be the wrong registry key, or may not occupational until a reboot. I just did a quick Google to discover it.


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jessicakuney May 3, 2018 at 20:44 UTC

I have actually tried this multiple times and also obtain the very same error each time. It"s all because of the truth that the machine is in safe mode. I additionally tried to install the drivers for the printer in normal mode, yet once I"m in safe mode aacquire tright here is no printer. The printer spooler is not put up, as a result of the restraints of safe mode. 


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Ethan6123
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May 3, 2018 at 21:11 UTC

I would think saving to a mutual folder would occupational in safe mode. What taken place as soon as you tried it?


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jessicakuney May 4, 2018 at 13:19 UTC

I have the right to conserve to a mutual folder, yet I cannot print to a file under safe mode settings. Unfortunately with the regime I am running I should have the ability to print. I also cannot add a printer due to being in safe mode. 


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MikeDinIT
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May 4, 2018 at 14:13 UTC

You might virtualize XP without networking rather of 7, then you don"t should run in safe mode?


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jessicakuney May 4, 2018 at 14:50 UTC

Good concept other than I dont have a .iso for xp 


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MikeDinIT
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May 4, 2018 at 14:55 UTC

How about this? https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8002&ranMID=24542&ranEAID=je6NUbpOb...

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izzy477 May 4, 2018 at 19:36 UTC

you have the right to usage virtualbox to host ur vm and also run xp from there, the you have the right to include the printer to host and share it to vm. then u wont have to start the vm in safemode and also online box is free


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May 8, 2018 at 23:32 UTC

Also, make sure your Victory 7 is a 32 little bit Windows 7. It will make all your troubleshooting so a lot less complicated in this situation, Windows 7 64 does not have a 16 little bit application emulator, but the 32 little version still does. This could be the majority of of your problem, as your GUI app can simply still be a 16 little application.

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But, if it was me I"d just run a VM version of XP, and also not issue about any kind of incompatibilities, just make certain the XP is as patched as you can gain it, and don"t go on the internet from it. It need to be just fine. XP may be out of assistance, but in an isolated setting the likelihood of a problem is VERY little. This way you do not need to issue around safe mode, and also as lengthy as you have a compatible XP print driver for your printer, you shouldn"t have actually any kind of difficulties, though I would recommfinish a netjob-related printer over a locally attached printer.


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