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Windows 7: Black Screen for 5-10 seconds before windows login scre

16 Nov 2009   #1
Exceler8

Windows 7 Home Premuim 32 Bit
 
 
Black Screen for 5-10 seconds before windows login scre

Hey Guys
im only new hear,so im not sure if this question has been asked before,or even if its in the right forum.
but i recently just installed a clean install of windows 7(instead of a upgrade from my vista.i got the free upgrade),now everything works fine expect when after the windows 7 splash occurs there is about a 10 second delay were the screen is just black with a cursor. Could any of you guys be able to help me

Hear are my Pc Specifactions(copied from system information,ive left my details out of my pc name,just incase)

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name *****
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
System Type X86-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P7450 @ 2.13GHz, 2133 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.33, 31/08/2009
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale Australia
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7600.16385"
User Name ***
Time Zone AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 2.97 GB
Available Physical Memory 2.20 GB
Total Virtual Memory 5.93 GB
Available Virtual Memory 5.09 GB
Page File Space 2.97 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

i really hope you guys can help me,it doesn't do this on my parents pc which also has windows 7(only difference is his is 64 bit were mine is 32)

Cheers
Guys


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16 Nov 2009   #2
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

I really don't know what the problem is, but I would tend to suspect the video driver. I don't know anything about notebook either, but I imagine that you have onboard video. Check in the Device Manage to see what it shows for the driver for the Display Adapter, then check with HP to see what they recommend.
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16 Nov 2009   #3
Wii Master 64

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I think all copies of Windows 7 do that because mine does that as well. I've seen Windows 7 videos that have footage of that also, so I think it's normal and nothing to worry about.
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17 Nov 2009   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I agree with the above poster. Mine does the same thing, though never timed it, might not be as long as ten seconds.
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18 Nov 2009   #5
Exceler8

Windows 7 Home Premuim 32 Bit
 
 

ah thanks guys,just checked and upgraded my graphix card still the same problem,so it must be a wide spread problem
Cheers
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18 Nov 2009   #6
WINDwillOWS

Windows 7
 
 

Have you a "Blinking White Cursor" in the top left corner of the black screen?


This could indicate that you have set your Bios to Boot from your DVD/CD Drive on 1st Boot, a 5/10sec delay then occurs before it boots into Windows on your HDD (in this scenario your 2nd boot Device)


If this is the case I would suggest you set your Bios to Boot the HDD that your OS is on as 1st boot device,


With Windows 7, if you tap the F8 Key continually as Bios loads on Start Up you are presented with a "Select Boot Device"screen, in-place of the "Advanced Boot Options" screen. = From here you can then select to boot from your Nominated (Preloaded) DVD/CD Drive, if you wish to Boot from a Boot Disk.
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18 Nov 2009   #7
riotkayak284

Windows 7
 
 

External HDD?
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18 Nov 2009   #8
sk8chalif

Windows Xp
 
 

not sure but.. u probably use a high resolution like 1900x1220 or something and win 7 try to fix ur screen to the reso u have.. lower ur resolution .. give it a try
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18 Nov 2009   #9
Exceler8

Windows 7 Home Premuim 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WINDwillOWS View Post
Have you a "Blinking White Cursor" in the top left corner of the black screen?


This could indicate that you have set your Bios to Boot from your DVD/CD Drive on 1st Boot, a 5/10sec delay then occurs before it boots into Windows on your HDD (in this scenario your 2nd boot Device)


If this is the case I would suggest you set your Bios to Boot the HDD that your OS is on as 1st boot device,


With Windows 7, if you tap the F8 Key continually as Bios loads on Start Up you are presented with a "Select Boot Device"screen, in-place of the "Advanced Boot Options" screen. = From here you can then select to boot from your Nominated (Preloaded) DVD/CD Drive, if you wish to Boot from a Boot Disk.

ah thanks i will try this.it may be the issue i dont have this issue on my parents pc which also has window 7.

Also i do not have a External HDD and my resoultion is 1366 x 788 or something along those lines
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18 Nov 2009   #10
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

There could be a task called TMM in task scheduler which searches for any connected monitors. Disable that if its there.
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