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HELP! Desktop turns on and restarts repeatedly, other turns on to black screen

Q: HELP! Desktop turns on and restarts repeatedly, other turns on to black screen

Hi I m having trouble with two of my desktops Desktop Problem When all cords and such are plugged in I press the power button The desktop turns on for about - seconds and then HELP! restarts turns repeatedly, black turns on to on and screen Desktop other restarts The bios doesn t flash the os doesn t boot As far as I can tell the desktop restarts indefinitely Any ideas what s going on here --Desktop Type HP Pavilion a W I found someone with a similar problem here Desktop Problem HELP! Desktop turns on and restarts repeatedly, other turns on to black screen I bought some M Dust Remover a few days ago I disconnected power along with everything else from a desktop of mine Pulled the cover off and started blowing the dust out of the case I put everything back together plugged it in and the desktop doesn t work It boots to a blank screen with the the power and hard drive led s stuck on on the front of the desktop The led on the back of the power supply turns on I can hear the hard drive spin up it detects the cd dvd drives floppy drive and then just hangs with the led s stuck on Anyone have an idea what might be going on here --Desktop Type Compaq Presario S NX Thanks for the help I m hoping to get atleast one of these back online w o buying a whole new desktop -Chris nbsp

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A: HELP! Desktop turns on and restarts repeatedly, other turns on to black screen

Hi….

Desktop 1:

Do you see anything on your screen at all while this is happening?

Have you tried to press the setup key to see if the BIOS will come up and make changes?

Do you have any USB devices (other than keyboard or mouse) hooked up? If so, try disconnecting them and see if it will at least POST or attempt to go into the OS.

WARNING: Before checking the capacitors, disconnect the power cord on your system and press & hold the POWER button to allow the power to discharge! Also, you should always ground yourself before touching computer components to prevent static discharge!

Just FYI, some of the motherboards in this series of HP’s have issues with the capacitors.

You should take a look at the capacitors to see if the tops of them are raised or discolored. Also, if you put your finger on the top of the capacitors, they should feel as if they are INDENTED and not flush or raised. Raising or discoloration (up to and including a black tar looking substance on the tops indicate a leaking capacitor).

Desktop 2:

Any POST sounds (beeps) produced at all?

Have you tried the monitor from Desktop 1 on this one?

Anything at all displayed on the monitor, to include CHECK CABLE message?

Recommendation: Open the case again and ensure that all the cards, memory, drive cables and so forth are all connect properly and not loose or dislodged.

Do you know how to RESET your BIOS to default using the onboard jumpers?

Here is a detailed link on troubleshooting this issue:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...cc=us&dlc=en&product=338684&rule=4566&lang=en

Thanks and keep us up-to-date!

Shane

Found another good link:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...788&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=338684&lang=en

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Hi
Welcome to the forum.
With your troubles I think it would be appropriate for one of our BSOD experts to deal with this request.
Please be patient.
Thank you

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I know this might sound silly, but were you running off the battery and now maybe the battery is running low, if this is the case the screen will become black after the battery gets too low.
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A:My screen suddenly turns to black!

Please, close this thread as I am going to seek a help from another forumThanks

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A:Computer turns on but screen is black

hi,.is the screen totally black or is a flashing curser showing, will it boot into safe mode?. how many sticks of ram is installed, remove one then try startup, try different sticks in different slots.
 

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Can you point a bright flashlight at the screen, and see if you see an image on the screen?




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Hi first of all how long has windows 10 been installed before the problem happened.
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A:PC Turns on BUT my screen is still black/blank?

Is this a new build that will not post or has it been running then developed a problem?

Have you tried disconnecting ALL drives [both hd and optical] removing any usb device ie printer, scanner, hub, etc and then pw ON? See if the mb will reliably complete POST. If it does complete post a few times, then start connecting devices one at a time until you find the failed part. If it does not complete POST in the above config, then you will need to start swapping parts with known good units; start with the pw supply.

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If you can get the system to post, enter the bios or uefi and post the following info; cpu temp, system temp, 12V, 5V, and 3.3V values.
 

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A:screen turns black during XP Installation

Try taking out your graphics card, if your xp disc is SP1 try SP2.
The 34 minutes is the installing devices section.
Its the graphics card it is detecting..it may now be dead..or you can try using the onboard gfx just to pass installation..

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A:Screen flickers and turns black

I'm not very well versed in this area, but it does sound like a case of a faulty monitor since your programs run as per normal during those flickers.. You might wish to post more details on your specs and age of your hardware.
Have you tried replacing the monitor for testing?
 

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A:Monitor is jumbled, distorted, pixelly on startup, turns black when gets to desktop

I take it your system has a dedicated card while your motherboard has integrated video. Is the integrated video disabled in the BIOS? If not, do so. My question is based on what you gave: "May not use onboard video with add in video device."


Also, that pixillation is information that either the card is overheating or dying. But do the above first.
 

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A:Laptop screen flickers and then turns black

Welcome
There could be several reasons for your problem, but I am leaning toward your graphics driver, see if it works in safe mode.
Safe Mode

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Post all hardware specs, including power supply wattage and brand.

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Possibly a heat issue. Have you cleaned out the inside of your system recently?
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Also, ensure all your drivers are up to date.

No guarantees this is the problem but anything that is fairly quick, free and easy is worth a shot first of all.
 

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A:computer turns on but screen stays black

The PSU was probably bad, replacing it should have fixed it. There may be bad caps on the motherboard or something is grounding on the MOBO to the case and causing it to not boot. Take everything apart. Take Heat Sync off of processor and apply Thermal Paste. Take MOBO out of case and check to see if there are any burn marks, bad caps, or if there are any risers missing off the case keeping the MOBO from touching the case.

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A:Lenovo Z585 turns on but black screen

I tried looking in the maintenance manual, but there are no mentions of what your blinking lights mean. I think you need to take it in for service.
 

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A:Display turns on to blank black screen

Go here:
http://www.nvidia.com/download/ScannForce.aspx?lang=en-us
Check automatically for a video driver for the on-board "nvidia quadro nvs 135m" video card. Doing this may solve your problem
 

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System manufacturer and model?

Louis

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Thoughts on other things I can try?

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A:Laptop turns on but screen black. I've tried a few things.

"(the issue happened...after my cat puked on the laptop(keyboard part)"...

If there is dried cat vomit near one of the top hinges, there's a small micro switch that senses that the top cover is closed. If this switch is damaged, it will give you the black LCD screen
 

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A:laptop screen randomly turns black? wtf help

It's more than likely a loose video card. The card sits almost directly under the keypad on a laptop and after use can come loose just enough to be an on again off again problem. Jazz
 

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Welcome to the Vista BSOP (Black Screen of Procrastination)
I don't have anything to share except your pain. I am in a very similar situation. Will be monitoring this thread for any progress you make.

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A:Screen turns on but stays completely black

If it's a laptop then the LCD lamp could be working but there's something else wrong with the LCD.

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A:My new PC's screen turns black when launching a game

Sounds like your video card is not installed and setup properly. I'd recommend going through the whole installation & setup from the start. If the problem continues then you need to test the vide card.

-- Andy
 

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"i'm not sure how hot it's supposed to be but it burned my fingers more or less"...
Replace the video card, but first check the fan on it if it has one. Make sure it is running
 

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A:PC turns itself on and off repeatedly

Your PSU is getting on a bit, sounds like it has degraded/failing capacitors and cannot power your CPU and graphics card.

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A:Windows XP gets past the logo screen and then turns the screen black/bluescreen

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Boot the computer and press F8 in the Advanced Boot menu choose Last Known Good Configuration.
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A:Screen periodically turns black during gameplay then comes back on

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A:Dropped computer turns on, but black screen occurs

You moved and dropped the computer while it was on??? Not good. Open the case WITH THE COMPUTER UNPLUGGED and reseat the memory, and the graphics card. Check the CPU heatsink/ fan to make sure it is still tight and positioned properly. Also, check for any loose cables
 

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A:Windows 10 crashing no BSOD, screen just turns black

Let's take a look at your system temperatures. Follow this guide here:

How to check your system temperatures - Tech Support Forum

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A:Computer Shuts Off And Turns Back On (black Screen)

Hi Welcome to PCHF,

The following will help gathering some more information from the system...

Download MiniToolBox and save the file to the Desktop.
Close the browser and run the tool, check the following options:
List last 10 Event Viewer logList Devices (select Only Problems)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Minidump FilesList Restore Points
Click on Go.

Post the resulting log in your next reply.

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A:Highest brightness setting turns screen black.

Sounds like a bad inverter to me. Good news is, even if the unit is out of warranty, it's probably a $20 part. Bad news is, you almost always have to rip a laptop 1/2-3/4 apart before you can even get to it. The majority of the time the inverter is located in the bottom part of the display bezel where the company logo is.

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A:HijackThis Eeepc Runs Hot, Screen Goes Black And Turns Off !!@

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HEREPlease download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:Main MirrorThis version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)Zipped MirrorThis version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.Double-click on the randomly named GMER file (i.e. n7gmo46c.exe) and allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan when first run. (do not use the computer while the scan is in progress)If you receive a WARNING!!! about rootkit activity and are asked to fully scan your system...click NO.Now click the Scan button. If you see a rootkit warning window, click OK.When the scan is finished, click the Save... button to save the scan results to your Desktop. Save the file as gmer.log.Click the Copy button and paste the results into your next reply.Exit GMER and re-enable all active protection when done.-- If you encounter any problems, try running GMER in Safe Mode.

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A:Computer turns on to black screen with blinking cursor

Replace the BIOS backup battery to eliminate one easy thing. You might get lucky and need nothing else.

Also be sure you have no CD's in the drive bay.
 

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A:ie locks up,screen turns white &/or black and freezes!

forgot to mention this above, but before i even turned computer on for the first time, a 4gb ram upgrade was installed, could this be caused by a faulty memory card?????????

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i observed that this thing happens on the later half of the video generally after 90%-95% of the video.Sometimes if i roll the mouse it goes but this does not solve the problem all the time. I stopped the screen saver to find that this is not the problem

please help as i liked this player and dont want to loose it

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After 10 minutes or so, the windows checking for errors screen appears. It checks etc.. so I let it go, 14 hours later its still checking for system errors..

Whats your suggestions??

Laptop is Model NV53 running windows 7.

A:Screen turns black after Gateway logo on my laptop

If Check Disk is still running 14 hours later, then your HDD has too many bad sectors for it to fix. Let it finish, if it says there was an error, or it never finishes, then you will need to get a new HDD. You can test this theory by downloading the ISO image for Drive Fitness in my signature, burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature and boot the troubled computer with the newly created CD and run the Short and Extended tests. If either fails, you need a new HDD.

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Hi,

I have bought a Toshiba Equium L-40 17-M laptop 3 years ago.

As I turn on the laptop with the adapter. it turns on, as I hear the sound. But the LCD is black. When I disconnect the power (adapter) and use the battery, and press the ON button , the laptop works fine.

I dont know why the laptop does not work in the normal mode, when the adapter (power) is connected?

Although it does work fine in safe-mode, irrespective of whether turned on with the adapter or battery. The laptop is useless if does not work with windows start up in normal mode, when the adapter is plugged in.

Any help in this regard will be appreciated.


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A:Toshiba L40 17-M LCD screen turns black in Normal mode

Hi Sadiq, welcome to VF, I have came across this issue a few times and the solution may sound a little strange, may I recommend doing a full anti-virus scan just as a precaution.

First of all, unplug the notebook and take out the battery by using the slider underneath, keep the power cord out and hold the power button for around 30 seconds(we are draining the power out of the notebook at this stage), put the battery back in, and plug in the power cord turn it back on and it should *fingers crossed* work normally

The reason the screen boots up blank is because there is too much power in the laptop and it's natural reaction is to turn off to save the components from imminent death, doing this drains that extra build up of power and restores it to normal operating parameters.

MrNeeds

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So far I've tried:

1. Anti-Virus scans. (AVG, Avast, Malwarebytes, MS Security Essentials, etc.)
2. Replacing IE9 with IE8. (Windows Explorer and IExplorer both use the same source program.)
3. Downloaded and ran HijackThis. (I don't know what to do with the results log.)

None of the above steps helped. Does anybody have any thought on what I should try next? Thanks!

A:Windows Explorer turns screen black and exits

What is HijackThis? I wouldn't trust third-party software unless it was recommended by a expert.

Are you able to upload the results log onto the forums, maybe it will contain some useful information related to the problem.

Thanks,

Harry

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A:HELP HPg61 computer turns on, screen remains black

Hi,al1986 wrote:I put my computer into power save mode and then it locked up, so I forced shut down. Now, when i turn it on, everything seems to be working fine, but the screen stays black and two lights flash in sync - one by the capslock key, and the other up by the end/sys rq and pg up/pause buttons. What do I do to get it out of this??? - HP g61 laptop- Windows 7 home prem Try a hard reset:Remove the battery and unplug the DC power adapter.press and hold the power button for more than fifteen seconds.plug in the DC power adapter (leave the battery out for now)press the power buttonPlease post your results here.Best regards,erico

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A:Asus n56v laptop turns on but screen is black

go to asus.com check your model lappie and see if there are any win7 support for drivers..If not recovery to win8 is required.
 

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Night Owl
i have custom build computer after updating graphic card driver computer turn on after microsoft logo black screen with crusor. keyboard not respoing at restart cannot go to safe mode. boot from cd/dvd not showing at startup, can not change boot sequance cause keyboard not responsing, can not boot from cd for repair.

i already try removing hard drive connect to other computer win 7 chkdsk, sfc /scannow, chkdsk/f , scan for virus.

A:Computer turns on, black screen, keyboard not response

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bunty83


Night Owl
i have custom build computer after updating graphic card driver computer turn on after microsoft logo black screen with crusor. keyboard not respoing at restart cannot go to safe mode. boot from cd/dvd not showing at startup, can not change boot sequance cause keyboard not responsing, can not boot from cd for repair.

i already try removing hard drive connect to other computer win 7 chkdsk, sfc /scannow, chkdsk/f , scan for virus.


Hi bunty83,

Welcome to Seven forums.

Please ensure that there are no removable devices connected to the system like CD, USB drive or memory card.

Also, check this tutorial below which would help you resolve this issue:

Failure to Boot

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.

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A:Screen turns blue and black (malfunctions for 10-30 seconds)

Have a read of this
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
even though it may not be a true BSOD the files the tool collects may give us some indication of goings on

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