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

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

I am encountering an issue of when the Dell optiplex 755 boots up, it boots through the Windows XP logo just fine, once it tries to transition between the logo and loading the system up, it just shows a black screen and nothing else happens. I tried using a bootable Windows XP flash drive to repair the system files and it loads the Windows XP setup ok but when it runs through all of the commands on the bottom of the screen and the last one says "Starting Windows" , it takes me to a blue screen (screenshot below). I have HIRENS and have done a lot of the chkdsk commands to fix the files and everything comes back ok. I tried to clone the hard drive with the same exact hard drive and still the same issue. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks for your help in advance.

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A:HELP! Black screen after loading past windows logo

Ugh looks like it has something to do with my monitor just blacking out after being Not Optimum Mode for a minute, got it fixed
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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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What specific model Dell system?

How long have you had this problem?

Any onscreen error messages about problem or otherwise indicating a problem...before current situation?

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A:Black screen, Blue Screen & Stuck on Windows logo

Hello Britt,


I would like to fix that so that I can give my computer a rest during the time that I'm not using it.

The best way to do this is to simply turn it off; it will also save on the electricty bills too.
When I am not using my machine, I turn it off, because here in South Australia we have the second highest electricity charges in the world.


I get a blue screen with a bunch of writing.

Can you tell us what the blue screen says; usually this is due to a recent hardware or software change; however, in your instance it might be the Hibernation feature that is malfunctioning.
Post back with the information about the blue screen, please.

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Hi your problem can best be addressed in the security section of the forum
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A:xp wont go past windows logo screen but will start in safe mode

Turn off computer.

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A:[SOLVED] computer wont load past windows logo screen


It's going to be difficlt without the XP CD, as that has the Recovery Console that we need in order to get your computer past the logo screen and into the OS.

Have a read here. If you feel confident that you can get the ISO burnt to disk, come back and we'll continue.
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A:[SOLVED] HELP! Network PC boots up past XP logo then hangs at blue windows screen

When you boot in Safe Mode can you give us any errors that should be in your Event logs?

Right click on My Computer>Manage>Event Viewer>System

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A:Can't boot past Dell Logo Screen after Windows installed needed updates!

pop disc in to do a repair installation, some dells have this as an option inbuilt

try hitting f8 on start up to access safe mode if you get in the type msconfig in the run box go to start up remove everything for now
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A:Windows XP Black Screen After Logo

If this is too elementary, let me know... Just not sure how basic you need the help to be.

I doubt all the hardware changes were required.
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Hello PavlosCy

What happened when you tried System Restore? Did you get an error message?
Did you try it in the following way?

Boot into Safe Mode Options Screen (the one with Last Known Good Configuration on it) by pressing F8 at bootup and choose
'Safe mode with command prompt'

At the command prompt type

Hopefully this will open System Restore, so restore to before the problem started

If it still won`t work try the following
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Floppy (if present)
Hard Disk

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When the Recovery Console option is offered ("Press R to start the Recovery Console"), do so. You may be asked which Windows installation to enter, in which case type the number of the Windows installation you wish to work on (usually "1").

When prompted, enter the Administrator's password for that Windows installation. If you did not set a password just press ENTER

At the command prompt, type
Bootcfg /Rebuild

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Total Identified Windows Installs: 1
[1] C:\Windows
Add Installation To Boot List?

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After a moment, you'll be asked to "Enter Load Identifier."
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Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
(whichever your system is)
Next you'll be asked to "Enter OS Load Options."
For normal installations, enter

to leave the Recovery Console and reboot the PC

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Question if I may.
What did you do, or what happened immediately before you rebooted ?
This could be very relevant.
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it is checking the system components at that time.
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What make and model is her laptop?
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Try loading defaults in BIOS. And then try disabling on-board from BIOS.

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A:Black screen after windows logo

try a full install of windows xp. you said you tried repairing.. i would say it is time tor reinstall then.

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Please go through this tutorial: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

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A:Black Screen and Cursor after windows logo

Originally Posted by revor


I've been running Vista for a few months now without much complaint until recently. After booting, the green loading bar is followed by the windows logo before the screen flickers several dark colors and then produces a black screen with a movable cursor. The hard drive light remains unlit after the black screen. Running in safe mode gives the same result. I do not have a repair disk and I would rather not wipe the harddrive as I have important data on my hard disk.

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I`m no Vista PRO, but the first thing i would do is:

Run Vista Startup Repair, that can be found in the tutorials.
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Backup the computer by a External Drive. ( Don`t use DVDs, its a waste)
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What hardware? Make make/model? what's the os?

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Can you boot into safe mode?

Exact system model, please?

Have you checked the HP website for possible solutions?

<< gets to the HP logo screen, and stalls...>>

You mean that the HP screen has options indicated at the bottom?

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A:Boot loop and black screen after windows logo

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A:Boot loop and black screen after windows logo

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What mobo are you using?
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Welcome to the forums, Magnus.

It's probably a driver remnant left over from installing the drive in the old (new) computer. When you moved the drive to that computer and attempted to boot with it a flag probably got set somehow, and now you have to find a way to get it right before the machine will boot.

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Ok, so...I just got over my BSOD problem by disabling crossfire on my system. It was working fine for a few days (And it still technically is), but I'm having a strange issue now. The computer turns on and loads windows fine, but the screen is black until Windows actually loads. Basically, I don't see a splash screen for the motherboard and there's no way for me to get into the BIOS.

Has anyone experienced this problem before? Any ideas?

System Specs:
Processor: Intel i7 3960x
Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 9 X79 chipset
16 GB of RAM: Corsair Vengeance 1600 Mhz
Graphics: 2 x Radeon 7970's (Both cards are connected, despite Crossfire being disabled)
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate - 64 Bit

A:Screen goes black UNTIL windows turns on: Can't get into BIOS

Does the motherboard have a built in video port? You could try hooking your monitor to that to get into the BIOS. Then from there.. not sure, maybe the internal video port was enabled by a BIOS reset or something, try turning it off and maybe it'll then use your normal card(s) during POST?
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A:Windows XP won't load past black screen of doom

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=====================Download [color="#FF0000"]OTL to your desktop.Double click on OTL to run it.
When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.Under Custom scan's and fixes section paste in the below in bold

%systemroot%\system32\*.dll /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\Tasks\*.job /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\system32\drivers\*.sys /90
Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.====================
Please download Rootkit Unhooker and save it to your desktop.Double-click RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.Click the Report tab, then click ScanCheck Drivers, Stealth Code, Files, and Code HooksUncheck the rest, then click OKWhen prompted to Select Disks for Scan, make sure C:\ is checked and click OKWait till the scanner has finished then go File > Save ReportSave the report somewhere you can find it, typically your desktop. Click CloseCopy the entire contents of the report and paste it in your next reply.Note - You may get this warning it is ok, just ignore it."Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself!
It is recommended to remove parasite, okay?"
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A:Won't boot past logo screen with bootup USB

In UEFI make sure that if you have a setting called Quick or Fast Boot it is disabled. 
I am assuming you tried F12 with the USB recovery drive attached, correct?
If you still cannot get the USB flash drive to boot go here and download the Windows 8.1 using the media creation tool. This will let you create a bootable USB flash drive. See if you can get this USB key to boot.
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