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Q: Cursor goes off screen

cursor goes off screen to the right and bottoom i tried the video settings with the duel monitor setting and its not that nor is it my monitor itself it happened while i was messing around with toolbars and taskbars but i tried everything and nothing helps evem n system restore dont work or adjusting my video card which is a nvida 8400 gs on my win xp sp3 dell dimension 2350, i already had my integrated video card disabled so im stumped if someone can help plz do so thanx in advanced

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A: Cursor goes off screen

Most problems like this are down to having the wrong Graphic card drivers installed.
If you go to the Nvidia site, select your card from the drop down boxes.

http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

Save the driver somewhere easy to find on your pc, (desktop)

To uninstall the current drivers, go to Control panel, system, device manager.
Click on Display adapters, right-click and choose uninstall driver.
Go back to the Desktop and run the new driver installer.
Set up the display as you want in Control panel, display.

*While you are in 'Device manager', do you have a yellow warning sign next to the 'mouse and pointing devices'?
If yes, you can right click on it and choose 'Update driver'

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https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/ce4c1c5b-8fa1-4c41-85cf-ecc33c9cbc22/mouse-graphic-not-cursor-next-to-mouse-cursor-when-touching-screen?forum=w7itproappcompat
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Ideas?

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A:Black screen with flashing cursor in upper left corner of screen

Hey I just went through something very similar. I found that my SATA cable connecting the hard drive to the motherboard had failed. I replaced it with a new SATA cable, and it booted right up. Try the cable first if you have one lying around, plus its a cheap solution. If you replace the cable and it still won't boot up, it might be your hard drive. Seeing as how your machine is that old, it could fail at any time.

Do you get anything on the screen when you turn it on?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/black-screen-with-flashing-cursor-in-upper-left-corner-of-screen-602916.html
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A:Black screen with movable mouse cursor before login screen appears

Firstly, boot into the Linux operating system, and then create a backup of all important files and data.

http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/300316-black-screen-movable-mouse-cursor-before-login-screen-appears.html
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A:Unable to start - black screen or empty blue screen w cursor??

Hello JoLaRo and welcome to Seven Forums.

One of the Forum experts has prepared a couple of tutorials that might help you out.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

If you're still having issues after following the tutorials, please post back.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/346364-unable-start-black-screen-empty-blue-screen-w-cursor.html
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A:Black screen blinking cursor immediately on boot, no load screen...

sounds like you need the PCIe power connector to run your video card. Try removing the card and enabling the onboard video until you get a new PSU or adadpter.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/black-screen-blinking-cursor-immediately-on-boot-no-load-screen-421982.html
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A:HP Laptop blue screen crash now black screen with blinking cursor

sounds like a bug -click report and ask to move to malware forum
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-laptop-blue-screen-crash-now-black-screen-with-blinking-cursor.1033666/
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A:Black Screen of Doom but Booted to login screen (no cursor just blank)

I never had a problem upgrading like you've experienced but I experiencing Windows 10 upgrading process is the longest time taken ever compared to previous versions. It took me 1 hour+ to finished.

Play around a little bit to get used to it then did a clean install. No problem arise, seems working fine.

The point is, problems always happen after upgrading, to solve it just perform installation from scratch (clean install).

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A:Can't boot Windows XP (Standard or Safe Mode), Black Screen w/cursor then Blue Screen

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A:Black Screen of Death with Mouse Cursor before Login Screen

having the same problem here on my toshiba satellite L655-1je laptop. did everything srwalpha did but to no avail. hence, bumping this up for help pls...

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Hello saturnn and welcome to Seven Forums.

One of the Forum experts prepared this troubleshooting guide for Windows 7 failure to boot issues. Even though you've tried several of the suggested fixes I'd still go through the tutorial and try the steps in the order listed.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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A:Black screen on startup, showing cursor, doesn't go to log in screen.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by alexsmom2009


I'm using I have a DELL4500S desktop, on startup it will not go to the login screen, the screen is just black with the cursor showing. I've tried restarting the computer, unplugging everything and restarting it. Nothing is working. When it first starts a pop up shows and says

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SAMLIB.dll is a security account manager dynamic linked lib. A repair install from the dvd should fix the problem unless you are infected with malware, or have a modified system

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A:Windows XP won't boot. Black screen with no cursor after the logo screen.

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A:Pale Blue Screen with active cursor after logon & Welcome screen

There is a hotfix for this issue, with the issue being so wide spread one would think Microsoft would put it in an update. The hotfix is called Windows6.1-KB2578159, make sure to download the 64 bit version from Microsoft's site. This will hopefully fix your issue. At the hospital I work at we have had this issue a lot and just now found this hotfix, so I can't say for sure if it will fix your issue. Also make sure you have all the Windows updates installed. Hope that helps.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/344458-pale-blue-screen-active-cursor-after-logon-welcome-screen.html
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A:Black Screen w/ Cursor After Windows Loading Screen

Do you have any external drives connected by usb? I had a similar problem, and found that I had to turn off the usb drives when I re-booted. I still do that whenever I re-boot for any reason.

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A:Black screen with moveable cursor after splash screen

Welcome to TSG, Kiwichick. You stated....

Fan has been cleaned and power supply checked, no change.Click to expand...

It's very possible that in cleaning the machine something may have become loose. (It happened to me before,
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/black-screen-with-moveable-cursor-after-splash-screen.799937/
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A:Windows won't get to login screen, black screen and cursor

Tap F8 at boot and select Repair Computer from the Advanced Boot Options. Do a System Restore to a date just before the problem. 
 
You cannot do the above and if you have another Windows 7 computer create a System Repair Disk. Boot and try a System Restore to a date just before the problem.

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A:Login screen fine, then white screen with cursor

Hi and welcome to TSF have you tried either running sfc /scannow or system restore to a point it was working System Restore - Microsoft Windows
Use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/login-screen-fine-then-white-screen-with-cursor-685156.html
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I bought a new computer in September, Dell N5050. The first problem occurred in November, I made prntScr: http://i49.tinypic.com/2gsjp5y.png
This problem is solved: I thought it's a virus, I downloaded Advanced SystemCare (I had McAfee) this scanned my computer and found a four Trojan.

Then came a new problem.
I turn on computer, starting windows, black screen with a cursor about 8-9 minutes, log on and welcome screen loading about 5 seconds.
OR
I turn on computer, starting windows, black screen with a cursor about 1-2 minutes, log on and welcome screen loading about 6-7 minutes.

I really don't know, what it depends on.
What is problem? How I can fix it?

PS: my native language isn't English. Sorry for mistakes.
PS: I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

Thanks,
theHappie.

A:Welcome screen load time or black screen with a cursor

First thing I'd do is getting rid of Advanced System Care. It's a system optimizer, and Windows 7 does not like optimizers. I'd bet that it is responsible of the slow start.

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A:stuck on black screen with cursor after loading screen

Does it boot in safe mode?

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A:Black screen, cursor active before login screen.

I would try some more scans to be sure
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
run some hardware tests
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
and when you can get it to boot
Disk Check
a system file check
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
and have a look through these handy tutorials
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
Startup Repair
and if all else fails
Repair Install

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A:Black screen + cursor instead of login screen

Avira, no idea why it's showing as AVG, I've not had that installed in several years (& several re-installs including a reformat)...

Edit: Though googling avgntflt.sys says that it's part of Avira.

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A:Windows 7 black screen with cursor before welcome screen

Not that it should matter, but what's your rig?

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A:Black screen with cursor after Login screen.

Hi werty,
if you delete them after you press check for hardware changes will they reappear?
if so uninstall them hard then reboot your PC you might wanna create a restore point first in case some thing wrong happens, refer to this link if you dont know how:Create a restore point

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Nothing is on my screen except a faint glow indicating that it's active.

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I've already tried doing a System Restore and Startup Repair.

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A:Black screen before login screen, no cursor

Update: Will start in normal mode after I switched drivers to Standard VGA, however updating the driver caused it to not work again.

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A:Black screen with just cursor on the screen and nothing more

Black screen errors are notoriously difficult to fix (if they can be fixed - most times I've seen that they can't be fixed)
I would suggest, since you have a good backup, that you go ahead and start with a clean install of the operating system
BUT, please run these free, bootable diagnostics BEFORE installing the OS:  http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html

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A:Blank Screen with cursor but no log on screen

If you use Restore Points, have you exported one to a USB or CD?

I would try that and recover where you last were. It seems odd that this would just happen so suddenly, do you know of any recent changes that took place on the machine? New hardware or software? Updates?

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A:cannot see my cursor on the screen

Hello razorfinn,
Try unplugging the mouse, reboot, then plug it back in.
You may have to re-install the driver, or it may just be a bad driver.
Can you list your system specs and we will try and help, thanks.

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Did you install all laptop drivers for Win 10 after upgrading ? ?

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A:Black screen with movable cursor or KSOD (Black Screen Of Death) Vista

I think I saw this post aver at Toms but I also think you gave some additional info.
I think what may be going on it during the switch from the windows low res video driver to the driver used in normal mode.

Since you can get into safe mode try to go to device manager.
Start|right click computer|properties|device manager.
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A:Black screen with "loading cursor" and no login screen on Boot.

It sounds like something is trying to load and run in the background.
Download DDS from one of these links:
DDS.com
DDS.pifDisable any script blocking protection
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Attach.txt <--- will be minimized in the task tray

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A:Why does cursor draw all over screen?

That is wild! Have you tried accessing these websites using a different browser to see if the same thing happens?
 

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A:Black screen and cursor only

Case closed. Reformated and reinstalled OS.
Tks

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A:Blank screen with cursor

Hello and welcome to TSG.

When you see the Acer logo onscreen, press Alt + F10 to bring up the recovery menu and follow onscreen instructions to reset it to factory defaults.

Assuming it hasn`t been overwritten or deleted, a small partition on the hard drive holds the recovery solution that you need.

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A:Black Screen With Cursor

Lets try to do a sfc /scannow at boot

SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

You should run Startup Repair at least 3 times.

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A:Help, Black screen and cursor only?

Hi and welcome to TSF if you have a install or recovery disc you can try running a repair from it

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A:black screen with cursor help

If you cannot boot to BIOS, you have a hardware problem. I think you probably can boot to BIOS, because you can boot from a CD, but you need to actually do this in order to be certain. There's is no point in pursuing other avenues until access to BIOS is verified.

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A:Black Screen With Cursor

Here is the Scan result if it helps...
 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 01-02-2014 04
Ran by SYSTEM on MININT-ML31VPA on 03-02-2014 20:56:38
Running from M:\
Windows 7 Home Premium (X64) OS Language: English(US)
Internet Explorer Version 11
Boot Mode: Recovery
 
The current controlset is ControlSet001
ATTENTION!:=====> If the system is bootable FRST could be run from normal or Safe mode to create a complete log.
 
 
The only official download link for FRST:
Download link for 32-Bit version: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/dl/81/ 
Download link for 64-Bit Version: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/dl/82/ 
Download link from any site other than Bleeping Computer is unpermitted or outdated.
See tutorial for FRST: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Registry (Whitelisted) ==================
 
HKLM\...\Run: [MSC] - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe [1266912 2013-10-23] (Microsoft Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [RtHDVCpl] - C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVCpl64.exe [12459112 2012-03-27] (Realtek Semiconductor)
HKLM\...\Run: [BCSSync] - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\BCSSync.exe [108144 2012-11-05] (Microsoft Corporation)
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [Adobe ARM] - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe [959904 2013-11-21] (Adobe Systems Incorporated)
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [V0610Mon.exe] - C:\Windows\V0610Mon.exe [24576 2011-08-21] (Creative Technology Ltd.)
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HKU\Liam\...\Run: [] - C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Kies\External\FirmwareUpdate\KiesPDLR.exe [1106288 2013-03-28] (Samsung)
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==================== Services (Whitelisted) =================
 
S2 CyberLink PowerDVD 13 Media Server Monitor Service; C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD13\Kernel\DMS\CLMSMonitorServicePDVD13.... Read more

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A:Black screen w/ cursor

run hijackthis

http://www.download.com/Trend-Micro-...-10227353.html

and then run Chkdsk

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A:Black screen with cursor

flashing underscore cursor in the upper left corner of the screen? Or do you actually have mouse?

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A:Black screen , no cursor, PC Still on ?

Hello and welcome Joe mate try running these in safe mode

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A:I am getting a black screen with a cursor

Please remove you email address from your post.

Can you boot into Safe Mode seeing as you get the option or do you get the black screen even then?

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Hi and welcome to TSF see the info here Advanced troubleshooting for general startup problems in Windows XP

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A:Black Screen with cursor

Cursor?? You mean mouse pointer I assume? Is it before or after logon?

logoff to welcome screen. Then logon again (preferable as another user). Same issue?
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup So boot with almost nothing running. Same problem? Revert back to normal boot afterwards.

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A:HELP PLEASE black screen no cursor

It could be the hard drive. Any noise before the problem?
Also turn on your speakers. Any Windows chimes etc on boot?
Make sure there are no CDs in the drive.
We will respond as quickly as possible. We are all volunteers trying our best.

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Have I stumped the Seven gurus??

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A:black screen with cursor

Welcome to the forum.

Follow steps mentioned on this tutorial:
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Then see if this thread helps you:
Why is my screen black when I start Windows 7?

Post back for further suggestions.

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A:black screen with cursor

Hello myrnaemlw

Boot into the Recovery Console again and at the prompt type
fixmbr
ENTER

and then
fixboot
ENTER

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A:Blank screen with cursor

UPDATE - I have had all sorts of problems including loads of corrupted files when chkdsk/r done. Have just tried a windows repair but when machine re-boots during the repair I get an error window lsass.exe component not found - when this is clicked the machine re-boots. Now in a cycle of re-boots.
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Is the screen with that message the first screen you see?

Or do you see a screen (probably with your computer manufacturers logo on it) beforehand?

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Hello brojas7

May I ask, when did these problems start? If only over the past few days, we can look into using System Restore to restore your computer back to a point before all these issues.

Can you list the specifications of your computer please, make/model?

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A:Black screen with no cursor

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nikolayjs


Hello guys,
Firstly I want to apologize if there is such thread. I really stuck in finding solution to my problem. Here is my problem:
I get blackscreen while working(the display just turns black). It seems that the computer hibernates or goes sleeping, but there is no way I could wake him up, the only way to get it working again is restart the notebook. I thought it was video related problem. I have Mobile Intel(R) 45 Express, updated to the latest drivers, but still no luck. So finally I think the issiu is related to Windows 7 ( I am using the professional version). Hope someone could help me.
Regards,
Nikolay


Is the monitor going into standby mode?

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A:Black Screen with Cursor After Log in

Download Security Check by Screen317 from HERE
* Save it to your Desktop.
* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.Note: If a security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to do so.
 
 
 
Next -
Download MiniToolBox, Save it to your desktop and run it.
Close any Firefox browsers you may have open
Checkmark the following boxes:
• Flush DNS
• Report IE Proxy Settings
• Reset IE Proxy Settings
• Report FF Proxy Settings
• Reset FF Proxy Settings
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and copy / paste the result (Result.txt).
 
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There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.
rKill.exe: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/
* Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
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* If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
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http://www.ghacks.net/2010/06/05/get-the-recovery-console-back-in-windows-7/

I would try the bootrec /fixmbr command.

Louis

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A:black screen with cursor

Hi thunder9741,

Can you please fill out your system specs? That will help a lot, thanks.

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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Did this just start happening?

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A:Black Screen, Still see cursor though. ALWAYS HAPPENS

Hello Chris,

Try these repairs:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Startup Repair

Also, look for updates. You might want to add drivers to the update list (this will automatically tell you what drivers you are missing): Device Installation Settings

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A:Nothing but black screen and cursor

Hi and welcome to TSF see here for troubleshooting steps What to do if Windows won't start correctly

I have moved you to the win7 vista forum

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A:black screen with cursor

Have you tried tapping the F8 key rapidly right after the BIOS splash screen disappears?
That should get you a menu that says "Repair this computer" at the top of the selections list (next will be "Safe Mode").

If that doesn't work, then use Option 2 in this post to make a Startup Repair disk: System Repair Disc - Create

Then use this post to run Startup Repair: Startup Repair
****************************
If the above procedure doesn't fix the black screen, then try the System Restore option in Startup Repair - and set the system back to a point well before this issue happened.

If that doesn't work you'll be best off backing up your stuff (by slaving your hard drive to another system) and then wiping the hard drive and reinstalling Windows.
****************************
If that doesn't work, then try these free, bootable diagnostics:





Quote:
H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link)


Good luck!

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A:black screen after log in with only cursor

Have you tried tapping F8 immediately after starting up and continuing tapping until you are sure you don't see the startup menu (white writing on black)?Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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also my graphic card works fine...

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A:black screen with cursor... different I think

Welcome to SF, Hagberd.

You said your graphics card works fine. Do you have the latest driver installed?

Why were you running a systems scan?

Lemur

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A:Black Screen with cursor

No Safe mode or last known config either

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A:HELP! Black Screen with cursor only

Hi and welcome to TSF is this a vista or win 7 os or is it xp as under your sig

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Using Vista Home Premium 32bit on a Dell. Shortly after a power outage we find a completely blank screen with a cursor at the top left. We do a control-alt-delete then at the dell screen tap on F12 then use the arrow keys to choose the working hard drive (which is the designated boot drive) hit enter and then choose "start win normally" and system loads properly and all is well till next time. AVG says we have no virus, and went back 2 wks for a system restore, also tried the last known good. Nothing has improved. Googled this and tried suggestions none of which has worked. Any ideas will be tried. Left on overnight almost every morning we are looking at a blank screen again. Thanks....R C

A:Blank screen w/cursor

You seem to be having better luck than me. I have HP only I can't get it to do squat...problem started when hard drive crashed. Bought new hd and cloned the old to the new, had to perform a repair on the mbr but that finally got me back to the blank screen with a mouse (ctrl-alt-del & ctrl-alt-esc do not work either). I do not have a recovery disk so I tried to download one from neo...something or the other. That gets me to a command prompt & all but still no luck. Oh & when I try to do an install with this after I put in the product key it just errors out & say that it can't locate install.wim (at least I think the end is wim). I to have tried everything I can find on google to end up back at the blank screen. :(
one question I have been pondering over is this, I have another HP I could make a recovery disk from however the 2 have different specs. (ie. amd & intel...etc), think it would work? Last option would be to order the recovery disk from HP but I was hoping to get something quicker & easier.
Oh & good luck RC!

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A:Black screen with cursor

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Hey everyone, I'm new here and having some weird issues with my PC. As the title reads, I am randomly having a black screen with just a cursor on it and there is nothing I can do (that I am aware of) to leave this screen, except for a cold power down.

I initially thought this might be some form of a malware and I spent some time at another forum trying to solve the problem. But according to them, I do not have any malware and they think that this could possibly be hardware related. Here is the thread from there, in case this information is of any use: Spyware Warrior :: View topic - Black Screen With Cursor

I'm not sure what is going on or what to do about. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Black Screen With Cursor

Most likely a hard drive issue but impossible to say more without knowing your hardware or make and model of PC.

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Ok so I havn't booted up my computer in about 4 months. It was working fine before. Anyways the motherboard screen will come up and after that it will go to a black screen with a blinking cursor on the screen "most of the time" sometimes it's just a black screen. I can't boot into safe mode. I have made sure in the bios that the boot order is correct. I can't boot from CDrom. Is my harddrive bad and if my hard drive is bad shouldn't it still be able to boot from CDrom? that's what doesn't make sense to me. something is going on, I don't think it's my HDD. thanks and hi

oh and I have made sure all the hardware is plugged in correctly, ie. resetting the ram and all the plugs.

A:Black Screen with cursor.

What CD/DVD are you trying to boot to with the CDrom?

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Right now I have a black screen with cursor on my windows vista 64-bit home premium computer. Last night it started out by freezing up at the login screen and has only gotten worse since then. It doesn't appear as if the computer is booting in safe mode or normal mode. I want to go back to a restore point because I'm hoping an update has caused the problem, but don't know how to do that. Please help.

A:Black screen with cursor.

Okay, Do you have an Installation Disk?

Many Thanks

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