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Windows 7: Black Screen with Cursor on startup, Safe mode works

26 Jul 2012   #1
M1911

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
Black Screen with Cursor on startup, Safe mode works

Firstly I'm on Win7 64. Over the last few weeks I've noticed that after starting up my laptop, and logging in just fine, the screen would go black for a couple of seconds-- my cursor would appear and I could move it around, but the screen would be black. After 10 seconds or so, the Win7 GUI would load just fine and there I would be.

I restarted my PC at 5AM this morning and it did the same. All I did at that point was send an e-mail via Gmail and shut it down again. At 2PM I went to startup my PC and everything went as usual except the PC never left that black screen with the responsive cursor.

I searched here and found that problem many times, but with one difference-- my PC starts fine in Safe Mode.

I used Advanced System Care to fix some registry errors and am currently running a Malwarebytes full scan.

It might be worth noting that I recently installed Batman: Arkham Asylum and as it was frequently crashing, followed some advice to enable everything at startup, which I did, fixing my game problem. That was around the time the black screen first started showing up, and I assumed it was a result of more things taking place during Windows startup.

Thanks in advance.


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26 Jul 2012   #2
HonorGamer

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

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