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Windows 7: Anyone ever get the blue birdy wispy screen of nothingness?


05 Aug 2010   #1

 
Anyone ever get the blue birdy wispy screen of nothingness?

I have a Dell Inspiron 1440, OS Windows 7
I tried to turn it on today and I got the "Launch Startup Repair" or "Start Windows Normally" --- neither option got me anywhere.
Starting normally brings me back to that screen over and over and over again.
Doing the "Launch Startup Repair" brings me to a blue screen with a light wispy design in the background and nothing happens. No repair, no popup windows, just a blue birdy wispy screen of nothingness.
I have NO idea what to do.

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05 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

1. Make sure all driver's are updated from their manufactures website.
2.Startup Repair
Then post back if you need more help.
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05 Aug 2010   #3

 

Thanks for the reply, but I can't get to any of those windows. All I get is the screen where I chose to Launch Startup Repair OR it sits at a blue screen with the little leaves on the side and a bird and does nothing, when it's supposed to be repairing. I can move the cursor around but the cursor doesn't look normal - it's bigger than it should be.

I tried F8 during the normal startup and got to a different screen, but I don't know what to do from there.
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05 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

System Restore
See if you can do a system restore or open up in safe mode.
System Restore
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05 Aug 2010   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hbach83 View Post
I have a Dell Inspiron 1440, OS Windows 7
I tried to turn it on today and I got the "Launch Startup Repair" or "Start Windows Normally" --- neither option got me anywhere.
Starting normally brings me back to that screen over and over and over again.
Doing the "Launch Startup Repair" brings me to a blue screen with a light wispy design in the background and nothing happens. No repair, no popup windows, just a blue birdy wispy screen of nothingness.
I have NO idea what to do.
Did you perchance make a System Repair disc to boot from and perform a system repair?

You can also use your Windows 7 DVD.

See following two tutorials:
System Recovery Options
Startup Repair
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05 Aug 2010   #6

 

I've tried putting in my Win 7 DVD but since I'm experiencing no productive screen, I can't even get the DVD to start.
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05 Aug 2010   #7

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Make sure your bios is set to boot from DVD first.

Insert DVD.

POWER OFF your computer.

POWER ON your computer.

Watch the screen, if prompted to hit a key to boot from CD/DVD, then hit any key.
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