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Windows 7: Black screen during log in

02 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Black screen during log in

I'm stuck with a problem of getting a black screen with no cursor instead of the usual log in screen and it just happened today.

I can go on safe mode with networking without any problems though. I'm using a Nvidia GTX 560 Ti with the latest driver for it (not beta) and I have not installed anything in particular in the days before.

How can I get it to work properly again?

Thanks.

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02 May 2012   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Welcome to SevenForums.

What software did you just install?

Uninstall the offending software.
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02 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Well, in the past hour, I've re-installed my graphics card driver and that did not work out then I restored my system to how it was yesterday and did not work too.

I still can't find what the problem is.
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02 May 2012   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Murderlogist View Post
Well, in the past hour, I've re-installed my graphics card driver and that did not work out then I restored my system to how it was yesterday and did not work too.

I still can't find what the problem is.
When you say that you "restored my system" then precisely how did you accomplish the restore?
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02 May 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I restored my system using Window's system restore and I'm on safe mode with networking.
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02 May 2012   #6

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Choose an earlier restore point.

RESTORE TO A PREVIOUS SYSTEM RESTORE POINT
1) WIN | type SYSTEM RESTORE | ENTER | NEXT
|Choose a different restore point radio button
| NEXT


2) Show more restore pointscheckbox (lower left)


3) Highlight the desired restore point


4) Scan for affected programs(lower right)make a note of affected programs
5) CLOSE | NEXT | FINISH


WIN = key with the wavy Microsoft flag on top.
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02 May 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I have restored my system to the earliest point it listed - the 25th of April. Problem is still there.
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02 May 2012   #8

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

You don't have a problem when you start in Safe Mode, but you do have the problem starting in Normal Mode, correct?

If so, following the instructions in this tutorial may help find what is causing the Normal start-up issue.

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
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02 May 2012   #9

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

You have done something to your system.

Genereally, when this happens the poster knoww what they did. When they tell us,then we have a chance of helping them.

Without were sort of shooting in the dark.

An drastic approach that works is simply a 100% clean install.

If you had made a system image backup, then you would be able to restore the image.
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03 May 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Removing the graphics driver in safe mode might work for you. Just remove it via Device manager.
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