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Black screen with movable mouse cursor before login screen appears

Q: Black screen with movable mouse cursor before login screen appears

Hi I have an office desktop pc HP COMPAQ ELITE running -bit Windows I was manually running Windows update and manually updating some of my drivers when the pc suddenly turned itself off I turned it back on and now it doesn't get to the login screen anymore It just displays screen mouse movable cursor with Black appears screen login before a Black screen with movable mouse cursor before login screen appears black screen with a movable mouse cursor although I can't really click anything or even press any keys on the keyboard I tried loading into the recovery environment but it only gives me the option to restore my hard drive to factory settings which I don't want since I have lots of important files in it I've searched around the forums but I can't find a problem that is EXACTLY like mine By the way my pc is on a dual boot mode with an Ubuntu and that is how I'm able to access this forum right now The dual boot was set-up by the employee that I replaced so I have no idea how this is set-up Any help would be appreciated -Ron

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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.

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I have recently encountered a problem with explorer.exe. A black screen with only mouse cursor appears for long time after login to my ID, it takes approximately 7 to 10 mins before the desk top loading up.

Anyway every time I now logon I have to press 'Ctrl-Alt-Del' and then open Task Manager, and run a new task 'explorer.exe' and everything is loading quickly. I'm just wondering why it keeps doing this?

Thanks, all help is appreciated,
Val

A:A black screen with only mouse cursor appears for long time after login to my ID

Can you boot into safe mode? If you can try SFC. Also if safe mode works try a clean startup.

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Hi,
 
I have a 4 year old Windows 7 laptop which has suddenly started playing up. Last night, I received a runtime error, which when I clicked OK shut down Explorer and removed the start bar from my screen. I was unable to get it back or to make my laptop restart via ctrl+alt+delete. When I forced a restart by removing the battery, I ended up with a black screen with a movable mouse cursor. The same happened when I tried to boot into safe mode, but with the standard 'Safe Mode' text in each screen corner, and Microsoft ® Windows ® (Build 7601: Service Pack 1) at the top edge of the screen.
 
Can anyone provide any help to revive my ailing laptop?
 
Thanks,

Steve

A:Laptop won't boot properly, persistent black screen with movable mouse cursor

An update on the situation as it's been a day.
 
I can't bring up standard desktop in safe mode, or by holding F8 and selecting the low resolution option. Weirdly, I can activate sticky keys, and can see the standard windows sticky keys dialogue box which pops up when you hit shift 5 times in a row.
 
There are plenty of 'try this' suggestions when I google the issue, but I'm holding off on trying anything at the moment, as I'm hoping the experts here will be awesome.
 
Cheers!

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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.
Look in the display adapter.
Is there a yellow exclamation mark there?
Or is it showing the video that you know should be there?
Please post the video that the machine uses and or the PB model.

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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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A:Black screen with mouse cursor after login.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cesar3594


Well my dad just brought me a computer from his business to repair, the problem is as i mentioned in the thread title; is a black screen after login with the mouse cursor. I've researched this problem and found that i had to start the task manager (ctrl + alt + delete) and either close down explorer.exe or start a new task which was explorer in the task manager.. My window backround appeared after i started the explorer and so did all my icon.. Everything looked fine so i restarted the desktop.. Same problem occured again, black screen with a mouse cursor... so i started explorer again in the task manager.. the problem is that the computer won't let me do anything.. because there no task running... I tried to go to the control panel and do a system restore but it gave me an error when i clicked on the control panel saying "no such interface was found" i tried downloading a anti malware program but the download failed because it was blocked.. I can't even go to the regedit.. nothing seems to be functioning..

And to make things worse my dad doesn't have the window 7 CD to restore it through the CD. what can i do?


UPDATE: I tried running it under window safe mode with networking it didn't work. My desktop couldn't even show up, I tried checking the disk (chkdsk /f) but it said i didn't have enough admin power or somethng like that. I manage to find a window 7 CD.. Going to see if i can repair it through the CD.

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A:Black screen on login with mouse cursor

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Daimio


Today I tried turning on pc and run into a wall. After windows ends loading instead of user logging screen I get black screen with just mouse cursor.

Alt+ctrl+del doesn't work, trying to boot up safe mode ends the same, can't recover since windows can't see any recovery points.

I didn't install any new software before it happened except for windows installing some new updates.

Recently I had issues with windows updates causing shut downs and blue screens but nothing so serious I couldn't deal with it.

I've red couple of threads about similar problem and so far I found one that could fix the issue ( Windows 7 boots to black screen with cursor before login screen after - Microsoft Community)
the only priblem is when I try to set full power to all users i get this message: "No mapping between account names and Security ID's was done." and at this point I'm just stuck or I'm just mistaken thinking it might help.

If there is a way to fix it ( No mapping between account names and Security ID's was done.) with cmd (since it's basically the only tool I have access to), or if there is totally different way to deal with it, I would be very gratefull for any help.


Hi there!

If you have a System Recovery Disk then try to do a System Restore from Windows Recovery Screen System Restore (Method 2) If that fails then try this Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times Also this one User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

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A:Black screen with movable cursor

Boot into Recovery Environment using Windows 7 DVD, run System Restore again -- choose a restore point farther back.

Also try "System Repair" option in Recovery.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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My mom has a BIG problem with her compture.

My brother was trying to update the PDF reader from adobe and it got to 98% and froze. He tried to hit the cancel and he rebooted into a black screen with a cursor that moves.

He tried to boot into safe mode, but every option leads back to the black screen with the cursor.

He tried to find a restore point, but he states that there were no restore points created.


The computer is Vista premium I believe and it is an HP desktop...about one year old.

Thanks

Let me know what other information you need..

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A:Black screen, movable cursor

If you had an install disk, you could run the DISM commands, you may still be able to do it, if you can get Task Manager to pop open, try CTRL ALT DEL while that black screen is up, if you can get Task Manager open, we can open a command prompt. Most likely you will need an Admin Command Prompt, you can check the box that says "Run this as Administrator" while CMD is in the Run Box- In the Task Manager under "File>Run New Task"

DISM - Fixing Component Store Corruption in Windows 8

Try to get into Safe Mode, Admin account. You'll have to run the DISM from there.

I've seen this Black Screen of Deth on systems where they used a KMS activator for Windows 8, the fix was to run an In Place Install and buy a new Key (and of course remove the KMS activator). I've had 2 systems like that, but no Valid systems. I know on the cracked systems, the crack caused it. On a valid licenced system I don't know the cause.

If you can get into Safe Mode or a Command Prompt from task Manager, try SLMGR.vbs /dlv and see if your system is still activated, if not, you can try the /a switch and reactivate it.

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A:Black screen with movable cursor

Hi Everyone,I hope this will help you fix this specific issue you have on your Dell system.On your Desktop Screen Press "Ctrl + Shift + Escape" to bring up "Task Manager".Go to "File" choose "Run New Task" then "Create New Task" window will pop-up, Type in "msconfig" and put a Check Mark on Administrative Privileges in "Create New Task" window then hit "Okay"."System Configuration" window will pop-up, go to the "Boot" tab. Under Boot Options put a Check Mark on "Safe Boot" hit "Apply" "Okay" and "Restart". Your computer will restart and after you log-in you will notice that you are now in SAFE MODE.On SAFE MODE, go to Control Panel > Programs & Features > View Installed Updates.Look for the "Update for Microsoft Windows" & "Security Update for Microsoft Windows" that has the install date of August 2014 then Uninstall them ONE-BY-ONE. (Make sure to uninstall only the said update file name and addition, every time you uninstall one file it will prompt you to restart the computer. Just choose "Restart Later").After Uninstalling all those Updates from your computer, go back to the "Task Manager", refer to the instructions above but this time remove the Check Mark on Safe Boot, then hit Apply, Okay and Restart Later. Now, go back to "Control Panel", then open "Recovery" and choose Open System Restore.On System Restore window hit Next, choose a Restore Point (choose the date which has the last known good configuration) and hit Next. then FINISH.Heads Up!! The system restore process will take a while and after the System Restore process your computer will restart.... ..  . Log-in and it's back to normal. hope this steps will help you fix the issue.Cheers!!

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Hello and welcome Stubedont mate some specs on the machine would be good and just how long have you had it - have you backed it up etc

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A:login screen is completely black with the mouse cursor

Hi Ejoe -- You won't have to spend anything, we will get it going. Just hang with us. == Does it get to the Windows screen with the logo? Did you install anything new the night before the problem? Was your computer purchased at a store and it already had Windows on it or did you build it? What version of Windows 7 do you have, Home Premium, Professional etc. and 32 or 64 bit? Thanks,

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A:Black Screen, no task bar but cursor is movable

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A:Black screen with movable cursor (vista x64)

Hi tole,

I appreciate the technical expertise and the steps that have been done. We check if the computer is able to boot in Last known good configuration and check if it works: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...ot-options.htm

Please post the results.

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A:Windows XP won't start; black screen w/ movable cursor

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Hi Skordy18 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As same issue when even on safe mode most likely indicate corrupted start up files. 
 
You can use a recovery disc ( if you manage to create one before it happened ) or any similar versions of Windows to lauch repair . If all options of advance repair have been exhausted and the repair would not work , consider backing up your files (either removing the harddrive and placed on an external harddrive enclosure to be backed up on another pc or loading a rescue media to boot from).
 
One key recovery would always be the last option as it would delete everything and reimage the machine back considering if this is a software issue with Windows.
Running hardware diagnostics can also help.
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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A:Black screen, movable cursor, save files?

There are 4 basic causes of black screen events in Windows:
- dead/dying hard drive (doesn't usually have a cursor)
- bad video drivers.
- registry errors
- driver issues (beyond the video drivers)

Since you're not able to get into Safe Mode, it's probably either one of the boot/system start services or the registry entries associated with that (and I'd tend to rule out the video drivers since they'd be isolated out by the Safe Mode boot).

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Beyond that, it's gonna be difficult to fix otherwise, as you'll have to replace registry keys and drivers while outside of Windows.

I haven't used Total Uninstall in a long time, but doesn't it have a save/restore function? Maybe that will contain necessary restore points if the System Restore doesn't work.

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Hi whapster,You should refrain from asking for help from others, while you are being instructed by another Malware removal team.It is a waste of both forums time and resources.Perhaps you should present your original helpers with your problem, because BC doesn't know what steps have been taken up to this point.I see you have a HJT log posted in the Misplaced HijackThis Logs forum.If you wish to have your HJT log analyzed, follow the instructions in the reply to your Misplaced HJT log Here.At this point, our HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.This topic will now be closed, since you have an open log posted. If you have any questions, feel free to send me a PM.

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A:Black screen of death with movable cursor after system restore

Pull out the hard drive and put it aside for now. Get a new drive and install it. Load Windows fresh. Apply all the drivers and Windows updates. Install the old drive as a second drive and recover your important files that way
 

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Does anything show up in Event Viewer?
Have you been able to run a virus scan?

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***Note: Right now I am running this command from the command prompt in the recovery console. icacls * /T /Q /C /RESET

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You have a SSD.. Is the firmware up to date?

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A:Black logon screen w/movable mouse pointer after failed system restore

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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.

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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
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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:[SOLVED] Black screen of Death Before Log in appears and no cursor

Hi and welcome to TSF, try a start up repair Start your computer from a Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive

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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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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: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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Does the lock screen come on or does the machine freeze (or just become unusable) and you need to hard reboot it?

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Have you tried Startup Repair from the Win7 installation DVD?
Have you tried System Restore to a point in time before these errors occurred?

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A:Need help, black screen with cursor after login...

boot with UBCD, use the registry restore wizard to restore your registry back a week or two,
 
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A:Black screen with cursor on login

Restart the PC and press F8 during boot.

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A:Black Screen with Cursor after Login

Originally Posted by Dynamic


My PC loads and after I log on, I go to a black screen with only my cursor. I am able to CTRL ALT DEL and reach the task manager however.

I've read about many people having similar problems to this with Vista.
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Has anyone found another way to even reach the desktop? Any solutions aside from reformatting?

Any assistance is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

-Dynamic



Hi Dynamic, welcome to the forum.

Have a look here;Repair Install For Vista
If this one tutorial does not help have a look at the links on the same page.

Pooch

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A:Black Screen With Cursor after Login

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A:Black screen with cursor after login..... Help

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  1 downloads Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 11-02-2015 02Ran by SYSTEM on MININT-BM2HC58 on 13-02-2015 14:41:01Running from e:\Platform: Windows 8.1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)Internet Explorer Version 11Boot Mode: RecoveryThe current controlset is ControlSet001ATTENTION!:=====> If the system is bootable FRST must be run from normal or Safe mode to create a complete log.Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/==================== Registry (Whitelisted) ==================(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the registry item will be restored to default or removed. The file will not be moved.)HKLM\...\Run: [SysTrayApp] => C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray64.exe [1425408 2012-07-24] (IDT, Inc.)HKLM\...\Run: [SynTPEnh] => C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe [3053808 2013-06-06] (Synaptics Incorporated)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [StartCCC] => C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe [642216 2012-08-08] (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [RemoteControl10] => C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\PDVD10Serv.exe [91432 2012-03-28] (CyberLink Corp.)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [APSDaemon] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe [60712 2014-10-11] (Apple Inc.)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [GrooveMonitor] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe [30040 2009-02-26] (Microsoft Corporation)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [Intuit SyncManager] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Intuit\Sync\IntuitSyncManager.exe [3774776 2014-01-16] (Intuit Inc. All rights reserved.)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [VMM Mode Selection] => C:\Program Files\HTC\ModeSelection\VMMModeSelection.exe [43520 2011-02-14] ()HKLM-x32\...\Run: [HP Quick Launch] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPMSGSVC.exe [581024 2012-09-07] (Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [HP Software Update] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe [49208 2011-10-28] (Hewlett-Packard)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [] => [X]HKLM-x32\...\Run: [iTunesHelper] => C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe [157480 2014-10-15] (Apple Inc.)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [QuickTime Task] => C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTTask.exe [421888 2014-10-02] (Apple Inc.)HKLM-x32\...\Run: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (reboot)] => C:\Users\bseagraves\AppData\Local\Temp\HBCD\Malwarebytes\mbam.exe [1047656 2011-07-06] (Malwarebytes Corporation) <===== ATTENTIONHKLM\...\RunOnce: [NCPluginUpdater] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Health Check\ActiveCheck\product_line\NCPluginUpdater.exe [21720 2015-02-03] (Hewlett-Packard)HKLM-x32\...\RunOnce: [Taplika] => C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\wscript.exe /E:vbscript /B "C:\Users\BSEAGR~1\AppData\Roaming\Taplika\UpdateProc\bkup.dat"HKU\bseagraves\...\Run: [HP Deskjet 3050 J610 series (NET)] => C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050 J610 series\Bin\ScanToPCActivationApp.exe [2573416 2012-10-17] (Hewlett-Packard Co.)HKU\bseagraves\...\Run: [HLBackupScheduler] => C:\Program Files\Backup Assistant Plus\V CAST Backup Scheduler.exe [7065224 2012-08-20] ()HKU\bseagraves\...\Run: [GoogleDriveSync] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe [23308256 2015-01-15] (Google)HKU\bseagraves\...\Run: [Power2GoExpress8] => C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\Power2Go8\Power2GoExpress8.exe [1713416 2013-08-05] (CyberLink Corp.)HKU\bseagraves\...\Run: [iCloudServices] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\iCloudServices.exe [43816 2014-11-21] (Apple Inc.)HKU\bseagraves\...\Run: [ApplePhotoStreams] => C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ApplePhotoStreams.exe [43816 2014-11-21] (Apple Inc.)HKU\bseagraves\...\Run... Read more

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A:Getting a black screen with a cursor after login

hi shahkshmr,

hmmm...first disconnect all your external things...network..try the new forceware for the drivers...in safe mode maybe?
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A:Only 1 user with black screen with cursor upon login

Hello siennaimee,Please note the message text in blue at the top of the Am I infected? What do I do? forum.ComboFix logs should not to be posted outside the HijackThis forums and then only when requested by a HJT Team member. It is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.Please create a new topic explaining the nature of your problem in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum. Describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results.If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.Thank you for using BleepingComputer as your malware removal source.This topic is now closed. If you have any questions, please PM me or another Moderator.The BC Staff

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A:Black screen with cursor for 10-15 minutes after login

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
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A perfectly working Vista machine, on startup after login we go to a black screen with a cursor in normal or safe mode, thought it might be busy, but ran all night and never completely booted up, if ctl-alt-del, you can log off normal, and shut down or restart.

Unfortunately I was a MS dummie and never made a sys restore point, but beyond that this should not happen, and I am probally not the only one.

Any others with this issue and any resolve other than re-installing windows.

Thank you in advance.
 

A:Win Vista black screen after login, and only cursor

Call the OEM of this machine and see what they have to say.
Different OEM's are having different issues with their hardware.
 

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I've seen numerous posts on this topic, but none have lead me in the correct direction since many of the solutions required being able to open explorer.exe

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A:Black Screen with cursor after login - no explorer.exe

Hello and welcome Andrew as you are willing to reinstall then I suggest you do this
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 make sure you pick the right version from the list of ISO's as the wrong one will show up as invalid width the activation code on your machine sticker.
To pick the right version see pic and as an advantage this will get rid of all the factory bloatware

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Please follow - Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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A:Black login screen, only a cursor Windows 7 x64

I'm having the same problem on my 32bit system.

try this

1. When you see the black screen and white cursor press CTRL+ALT+DEL
2. Select Task Manager
3. File > New Task (Run...)
4. Type explorer.exe

It's a temp fix but you'll have to repeat the steps when you machine starts up again.

Good luck.

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Okay i've pretty much sorted out the slowing down problem ( was to do with Turbocache on graphics card.)

But the logon problem is still there.
 

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A:Login screen black with flashing cursor

Hello,





You can use Startup Repair and the other tools on the System Recovery Options menu to attempt repairs or restore data from a backup



You can try to perform a startup repair, visit the link below to learn more:
How do I fix a boot (startup) problem?

What to do if Windows won't start correctly?

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A:Black Screen with Cursor = Slow Login

The first thing to do when registering with our forum (especially if you have an issue you want assistance with) is to fill out your system specs. This allows our knowledgeable members to assist you better with your issue. It is very simple to do: please follow these steps below

First click on UserCP


Next click on Edit System Spec


Now you will see various fields for different types of hardware. Don't worry if you have no idea what kind of hardware it is asking for or the brand you have as I will explain how to get Windows to list it for you. For now keep that window open

Now click on start and type msinfo32.exe in the search field and press enter

Now you should have a window resembling mine below


With this information in hand lets start to fill out the specs

System Manufacture/Model Number
As you see in my screen shot I have no listing due to my laptop being a custom build (I made it myself). For most people out there usually this will list a name brand like Dell and a model like 1525.



OS
OS or Operating System for short is the main program that drive's your computer...notable example here being the Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. Notice that I am running Windows 7 Ultimate x64



CPU
CPU or Central Processing Unit (Processor) is the brain of the computer. Notice that I have an Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 2.5GHz



Motherboard
The motherboard is where all the hardware parts of the computer are connected to. Mine is a custom build JFT02

Memory
Memory is what allows applications to run on your computer. The more memory you have the faster an application start. I have 4GB of Memory



Graphics Card(s)
A graphics card/cards allow the computer to display an image to a monitor and allow you to play games. Notice I have a NVIDIA 8600M GT 512MB



Sound Card(s)
A sound card/cards allow the computer to play sound. Notice I have an HD Audio Device



Screen Resolution
This is the output measurement of the image being displayed by your monitor. Mine is 1680*1050



Hard Drives
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A:black login screen with cursor and then bootmgr is missing

From the DVD, did you get a "Repair your Computer" option?

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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
Double click the dds icon to run the tool.
When done, DDS will open two (2) logs: DDS.txt
Attach.txt <--- will be minimized in the task tray

Save both reports to your desktop.
Include the contents of both logs in your next post.
The scan will instruct you to post Attach.txt as an attachment. You can post both logs as attachments.

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A:Black screen with mouse cursor, can't log in

Originally Posted by DigitalMan


I've seen a lot of posts on the internet about a black screen after a reboot. My problem is similar but it happens after I lock windows (Win->L). I get a black screen and can see/move the mouse cursor around but cannot ever get the login screen again. Crtl-Alt-Delete does nothing. I end up having to do a hard reboot. I'm running Vista Ultimate 64 on an ASUS p6t board. I've checked the event logs and there is nothing before the hard reboot. Any ideas?



This will happen if your partition table got corrupted. U would try these methods.

Boot from your vista cd and select repair my computer>startup repair. If still unsolved, Boot from your vista dvd repair my computer>select command prompt and type these commands,

bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /RebuildBcd

Let me know the result....

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A:black screen with a mouse cursor

Hello! You should have let Windows shut down the pc on it's own. Pressing the power button to shut it down might have caused issues.

Reboot then as soon as you see your Computer Name system post logo, HP, Dell etc...

Tapping F8 go to Advanced Options or Repair Computer select the language then select "Repair Your Computer" Windows will look for errors if any weather or not it does go to other options go to command prompt type in
CHKDSK C: /R
This will attempt to fix any file system errors and repair any corrupted system files.
This check Disk will take some time be patient have a cup of coffee or a whole pot.

When the scan is complete reboot.

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A:Black Screen with only Mouse Cursor

The "Hard Disk Short DST" is an indication that your HD is nearing death. I suspect the hd corruption killed the video drivers.

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A:Black screen with mouse cursor

Welcome
It sounds like you may have a hard drive problem. Can you boot in safe mode?

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Suggestions ?

A:Mouse cursor and black screen

Black Screen (fixmbr) - http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;314503

Dells and Fixmbr Command - http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/p/19304465/19589396.aspx

Louis

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Does anyone have any advice? Please....

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A:power on gives blank screen but with movable cursor

Last time that happened to me, it was because of wrong GPU drivers.

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A:Black Screen w/ Mouse cursor (have searched, still no help :S)

I don't think that Powermax disk will really help you because I think all that does is tell you if the drive is bad. Have you tried doing a system restore yet? Start the computer and press F8, choose Restore Windows to a previous working state and hopefully the Spyware didn't screw up you restore points.
 

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A:After SP1 update - black screen with mouse cursor

Why would you install Windows 7 without SP-1?
Where did you get your copy of Windows 7 Ultimate?
With SP-1 installed you will still have over 200 more updates.

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A:Black screen with mouse cursor - new recovery, new hdd

Tried to open C:\Windows\logs\cbs\cbs.log but get an access denied error (?)

Performed system recovery again but same results. Got an error at the end of the recovery -
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I can open apps from the task manager "run" and also browse the internet via wireless. Can open Control panel, network and sharing center but can't run Explorer from the task manager. Can open windows such as C:\, etc.

Cannot run regedit, notepad but can run wordpad (?)

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A:B50-30 black screen, no mouse, keyboard or cursor ...

turn on and press above the f keys and see if you get any picture sometimes it can be a loose connection (around the hinges)

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