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Windows 7: Blacks screen with cursor when trying to boot up Windows 7

18 Oct 2011   #1
chrissww

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Blacks screen with cursor when trying to boot up Windows 7

I have never had this issue occur to me before with owning my computer for about a year and half now. I had my computer on for a few days without shutting it off and one night I decided to turn it off to install new windows updates. When I went to turn it on the next morning it loaded up to the Windows 7 logo then after that a black screen with my mouse cursor appeared. I thought maybe it had to take some time to install the new updates but i came back an hour later and noticed the black screen was still there. So I held my power button down to manually reset it and tried to boot up Windows 7 in Safe Mode. I tried this numerous times and received the same problem with the black screen.
I also have tried the other two options of Safe Mode I have looked on these forums and tried a few methods with using my Windows 7 Installation Cd for the System Recovery Options. I ran the Startup Repair to find out that it "could not detect a problem". I viewed the Diagnosis and repair details and this is what i have:

Code:
 
Startup Repair Diagnosis and repair log 
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Last Successful boot time: 10/18/2011 6:10:50 PM (GMT) 
Number of repair attempts: 1 
 
Session details 
--------------------------------- 
System Disk = \Device\Hardisk0 
Windows Directory = D:\Windows 
AutoChk Run = 0 
Number of root causes = 1 
 
Test Performed: 
------------------------------ 
Name: Check for updates 
Result: Completed successfully. Error Code = 0x0 
Time taken = 0 ms 
 
Test Performed: 
----------------------------- 
Name: System disk test 
Result: completed Successfully. Error Code = 0x0 
Time taken = 0ms 
 
Test Performed: 
----------------------------- 
Name: Disk Failure Diagnosis 
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0 
Time taken = 0 ms 
 
Test Performed: 
---------------------------- 
Name: Disk metadata test 
Result: completed successfully. Error code = 0x0 
Time taken = 16ms 
 
Test Performed: 
------------------------------- 
Name: Target OS test 
Result: completed successfully. Error code = 0x0 
Time Taken: = 47 ms 
 
Test Performed: 
----------------------------- 
Name: Volume content check 
Result: completed successfully. error code = 0x0 
Time taken: 202 ms 
 
Test Performed: 
----------------------------- 
Name: Boot manager diagnosis 
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0 
Time taken = 47 ms 
 
Test Performed: 
--------------------------------- 
Name: System boot log Diagnosis 
Result: completed Successfully. error code = 0x0 
Time taken = 0 ms 
 
Test Performed: 
-------------------------------------- 
Name: Even log diagnosis 
Result: Completed Successfully. Error code = 0x0 
Time taken = 281 ms 
 
Test Performed: 
------------------------------------- 
Name: internal state check 
Result: completed successfully. Error code = 0x0 
Time taken = 16 ms 
 
Test performed: 
----------------------------------- 
Name: boot status test 
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0 
Time taken = 0ms 
 
Root cause found: 
--------------------------------- 
Boot status indicates that the OS booted Successfully.
After looking at this i was puzzled that it show this as successful. I also tried to System Restore to an earlier point in my system while trying to do that i would receive an error like this:
Code:
System Restore failed to extract the file (D:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Silverlight\4.0.60531.0\cs\Microsoft.VisualBasic.resources.dll) from the restore point. 
An unspecified error occurred During System Restore. (0x80070017)
I was not sure if i received this error because of the problem i am having with the Black screen issue or if it was because I never did a system restore manually I had thought maybe Windows 7 did it automatically?

Some of my specs on my PC

Nvidia GeForce GTS450
6GB RAM PC2 6400 Gold series
Intel Phenom 2 Quad Core processor
ASUS M4A785-M Motherboard
Windows 7 Professional
Two 500GB WD Caviar Hard drives set up for a RAID 0


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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11 Dec 2011   #2
chrissww

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Well 2 months later and not a single reply. ): Well the problem is solved either way. I had to go back and reformat Windows 7 Professional again on my system and this was the only solution I had thought of.
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