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Question: How do I start Foxhound in "safe mode"?

Answer: Safe-mode startup, also known as safe startup, stops sampling of all target databases by the Foxhound Monitor when Foxhound is started. This sometimes helps if Foxhound is unresponsive when it starts.

To enable safe-mode startup, create a text file named startup.txt containing these exact 4 characters

and place that file in the Foxhound installation folder.

By default, Foxhound is installed in this location on Windows XP:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RisingRoad\Foxhound1
and on Vista it is here:

See also...
Why is Foxhound unresponsive when it starts?
How do I see Foxhound diagnostics, errors and exceptions?

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