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Q: my home screen won't load up my screen stays black and shows the mouse

my screen stays black and shows the mouse icon and won't load my home screen?

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A: my home screen won't load up my screen stays black and shows the mouse

Hello,

Try booting the PC into Safe Mode. Start your computer in safe mode

If successfully able to boot into Safe Mode try running a System Restore back to a date when it was working properly

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A:Windows will not load. Stays at black screen.

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Louis

Typically...black screen with blinking cursor in XP can be resolved by running the fixmbr command from the XP Recovery Console. Since you have an HP system, you may not have the RC.

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A:Laptop screen stays black with mouse cursor only after HP an...

Hi, Try the following. Shutdown the notebook and leave it like this for 10 seconds. Tap away at f11 as soon as you press the power button until you see a 'Windows is loading' message. On the next screen, select your Keyboard Layout and on the following screen, select Troubleshoot. Select 'Advanced Options' and then select System Restore. Click on your Operating System and then wait until the System Restore window opens. Pick a restore point at least 24 hours before the issue first occurred and then proceed with the system restore. Regards, DP-K

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A:W7 will start up, load files, and then stay at a black screen with a mouse

Have you tried booting into safe mode (F8)?

If it were a HD it probably wouldnt boot.

Doubt its memory for the same reason.

I am thinking video driver, and if it boots in safe mode would be more certain.
 

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A:BlueScreen playing MMO's. Screen Goes Black, Restarts and Stays Black

Code:
BugCheck 116, {fffffa800cf0e010, fffff88010aee630, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+ade630 )

Code:
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys
Image name: nvlddmkm.sys
Timestamp: Tue Oct 02 19:21:13 2012 (506B3099)
Follow these steps:STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting
Overclocking -
I recommend if you are overclocking any hardware, that you reset these values within the BIOS to their default values in order to increase the stability of your system.

Please run the following tests for your graphics card and RAM:
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Run Memtest86+ for least 7-8 passes, and preferrly overnight as it can take a while to fully complete.

Test each RAM stick individually, if an error is found then move the same RAM stick into the next DIMM slot and test again, if errors are found for the same RAM stick in every available slot then you have a faulty RAM module. On the other hand, if no errors are found in the next slot or the other slots for the same RAM module, then you have a faulty DIMM slot.

Test each RAM stick and every motherboard DIMM slot available.

Graphics Card:Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark
Read all the steps within the hardware test tutorials very carefully, as stress tests is designed run components to their maximum capacity, in order to point out failing or faulty hardware components.

Use the following program to monitor your hardware temperatures during the stress test:CPUID HWMonitor
Hard Drive:Disk Check
CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World
SeaTools for Windows | Seagate
Scan for corrupted or missing Windows files with:SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot
Please check for the latest driver updates (may have to install a older driver) for your graphics card on the manufacturer's website, and check for any driver compatibility issues with:Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows
If you are using DirectX, then try uninstalling and then reinstalling the DirectX API:How to download and install DirectX

Please post back your results

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A:Screen stays empty and only my mouse comes up

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A:Screen stays black at all times

Yes replace the old power supply and back up everything important to you. Get those old hard drives replaced ASAP. They are slowing your system down at the very least
 

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A:All fans come on, but screen stays black.

HDD seems to be active, and the drive reads the disk. I tried clearing the CMOS, no luck. Sorry, RMA?

Also, I have a 20 to 24 pin extention on my PSU, would that effect it?
 

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A:Screen stays black after screensaver

I would have to agree that deleting your hybernation files is probably the cause. Since they are only needed if you allow your computer to hibernate, there must be another step to shutting it off. It does seem like you checked the right places though. I would assume it would be in your power settings.

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GL
 

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A:Computer Screen Stays Black

Is explorer.exe running when you look at the processes?
If it is, end the process.
Next press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to bring up Task Manager, and then go to File \ New Task (Run) and type in explorer into the run box.
Does your desktop appear?
 

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A:Random black screen, rig stays on !!

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A:Computer screen stays black

Do you get any signs of "life" (like the BIOS Info screen etc)
If so it's probably a driver issue (did you remove the old drivers before the switch) ?

If not, there are IMHO only 5 possibilities:
#1 The card wasn't seated properly -- reseat it
#2 The card draws more power than your PSU can handle -- get a better PSU
#3 you forgot to connect the extra power cable --connect it
#4 you bend one or more pins in the video cable -- replace
#5 The card is defective -- RMA

-DG

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A:Monitor Screen stays black

Monitor stays black

I don't know how to reset the cmos unless you mean to pull the battery. I don't know about the BIOS bus for the video (I can't see any BIOS) settings. I removed the original AGP video card that I thought might be a problem and I put an older working video card (Trident) in another PCI slot and this made no difference. I pulled the RAM chips to clean the connections and reset all cables. I disconnected the CD drive, the floppy drive, and later the hard drive after checking each situation indiviudally, but this made no difference.

Another problem (may be related) is the on-off switch does not control anything. I have to use the toggle switch in the back. I checked the wire connection from the switch to the motherboard (Intel D845BG) and it looked OK.
Thanks
 

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A:Windows freezes/stays black before the welcome screen.

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A:Laptop boots but screen stays black

Shine a strong light on the screen when the computer completes its boot up. If you can faintly see the desktop and icons. You may have a bad backlight lamp in the LCD panel or a bad DC-AC inverter that drives the lamp. Both can be replaced. Replacing the lamp inside the LCD panel can be a delicate operation if you attempt it yourself. The DC-AC inverter board is a separate assembly that can be readily replaced.
 

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So, I take it no one has an idea?
 

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NOTE: It started up properly in safemode, but thats as good as it gets.
Click to expand...

so from safemode try a restore to a date when it was working

start>programs>accessories>system tools>system restore

choose the date before this started
 

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I had this tons of times with my old XP PC. It is normal if you have a lot of files on the HDD and you have little RAM. How much RAM do you have? What is the capacity of the HDD? And do you have the Windows XP disc? Would you be willing to upgrade the RAM and/or the OS if we must resort to that? Or would you rather just buy a new PC?
 

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A:occassionally monitor screen stays black on boot up.

Well a first step might be to power down and reseat the vid card and your monitor connection, could be a bit of corrosion.
 

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A:Laptop Power On - Screen Stays Black - Fan Goes Off 5 Seconds

If you have a PC monitor connect it to the laptop and see if you get a display on it.

Also check the laptop screen for a dim image, shining a light onto it may make it more visible.

What was wrong that made you replace the screen ?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-power-on-screen-stays-black-fan-goes-off-5-seconds.1087078/
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Hi,

I would first try updating the graphics drivers to see if that fixes the issue.
http://dlsvr02.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/...a32_070313.zip

Moving you to Vista support.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/asus-f3jm-screen-stays-black-when-reopening-the-lid-207147.html
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A:My monitor screen stays black when I turn my computer on

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These new viruses are truly evil... and wide spread. We have had over 30 cases since Wednesday... all doing what you describe.

But the Toshiba is also infamous for having the screen inverter go bad... cheap to replace but darn difficult to get at quickly.

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Hi there @JeniS,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel. I understand you are having an issue with the black at startup. I will be glad to help you. Please post the full product number of your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? Please get back to me and I will do all I can to help.

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Hi quade.broadwell,I recommend you to remove the battery and disconnect the adapter, press and hold the power button for few seconds and release to drain the flea power .Now put back the battery and connect the adapter and power on the computer.
Also, refer the following link for more troubleshooting:http://dell.to/10KNPJ0Awaiting your response!

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19525071
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Blue screen error messages are one of the most misunderstood error messages out there in regards to windows.According to Microsoft, only 5-20% of these errors are actually caused by the OS. Only 10% are hardware related. The other 70% are the result of faulty drivers or software incompatibility. Based on those numbers, less than 15% of blue screen errors can be permanently resolved with an OS reinstall.

So we can correctly solve this issue we need to get the minidumps. (if the computer is bootable)

To get the Minidumps do the following

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3 > close the folder and right click on it and select Send to Compressed (zipped) Folder. Please do NOT compress them in .rar
4 > use the "Managed Attachments" option under "go advanced" upload that zip file here as an attachment.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bsods-on-startup-screen-stays-black-and-wont-respond.577219/
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A:New build - flashes load screen then black screen

Hi BC welcome to Techspot,

Firstly the "purple adapter" is a PS2 conenction.

There are many reasons as to why this error may occur and how to to sovle this issues but it sounds like you have tried to start a windows installaiton and becasue the disc was scratched it hasn't completed the it hence it comes up with the error "BootMgr mssing". The best solution here I think would be for you to get another Windows disc and try re-installing windows.

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

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A:Black Screen with Mouse Pointer instead of Login Screen

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:Windows get black screen after boot screen and mouse is there????

Anyone??
 

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A:fail to boot, welcome screen followed by black screen W/ mouse

One of the Forum experts prepared this troubleshooting tutorial for failure to start issues. Try doing each step in the order given rather than jumping around because each step builds on the previous step(s). The tutorial is time consuming but has helped many.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

If still having problems he also prepared this general troubleshooting tutorial.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

And if all else fails you can do a clean install. The first tutorial is if you have a self built machine and the second if you have a factory installed operating system.

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A:Windows XP Home Boots to Black Screen with Mouse Pointer after Windows Repair

idk if this is a problem but:

my computer does this is i have a rather full HD it just takes a while to load.

how long did u leave it before restarting (the black screen)?
 

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A:Need help with installing my new video card, screen stays black when i turn on comp

I just downloaded EVEREST and it tells me what my hardware is like, so it tells me what the name is of my motherboard (this should help) and everything with itField
Value
Motherboard Properties
Motherboard ID Exp$103.011$06/27/2003-17:27:59$nFORCE
Motherboard Name Asus A7N8X-LA

Front Side Bus Properties
Bus Type DEC Alpha EV6
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 133 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 267 MHz
Bandwidth 2133 MB/s

Memory Bus Properties
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Bus Width 128-bit
Real Clock 167 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 333 MHz
Bandwidth 5333 MB/s

Chipset Bus Properties
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Integrated Devices Audio, Video, LAN, IEEE-1394
Form Factor Micro ATX
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I hope this helps

i also just found this.

Field Value
Device Properties
Device Description nVIDIA nForce2 Integrated GeForce4 MX Video Adapter
Bus Type AGP 4x
Bus / Device / Function 2 / 0 / 0
Device ID 10DE-01F0
Subsystem ID 1043-80C0
Device Class 0300 (VGA Display Controller)
Revision A3
Fast Back-to-Back Transactions Supported, Disabled

Device Features
66 MHz Operation Supported
Bus Mastering Enabled

AGP Properties
AGP Version 2.00
AGP Status Enabled
Supported AGP Speeds 1x, 2x, 4x
Current AGP Speed 4x
Fast-Write Supported, Enabled
Side Band Addressing Supported, Enabled

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A:Infected with System Tool virus now XP will not start at all. Stays at a black screen.

Hi, when starting the computer and tapping F8, do you still see the Advanced boot options menu where you can safe mode, or does that not come up? If you see that, and choose normal mode, do you still see the XP splash screen or does it go black immediately?

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A:Black screen at Windows load screen

Doesn`t sound too good mate.

The only thing I can suggest, is to try another video card. If that works ok, then you know your video card has failed.

Regards Howard
 

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A:Black screen after BIOS load screen

If you have any USB devices other than keyboard and mouse, disconnect them, and do a hard shutdown by pressing the power switch down until your computer switches off.

Wait half a minute or so and try booting up again.

If that doesn't work, are you able to boot into Safe Mode?

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Repair Install

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A:Black screen after windows load screen

Update;
I tried disabling NVSvc driver (Nvidia driver) using recovery console but now the screen black outs even before I see the windows loading screen.
I enabled the driver again but it still black outs earlier than before..

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A:Computer Freezing: Screen Locks, Cursor does not move but the mouse power stays on.

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

It most certainly could be the PSU.

What is the 12V, 3.3V, 5V, and VCORE voltages within the BIOS?

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A:Black Screen with Mouse After XP Splash Screen

Well...the black screen with flashing cursor in upper left corner...is a typical scenario overcome by running fixmbr.

I don't know much about RAIDs but a failed RAID configuration creates problems of its own that have nothing to do with XP and must be treated as a distinct issue, IMO.

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upgrade windows or reinstall it

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A:no logon screen with black screen and mouse

Why is my screen black when I start Windows 7?

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