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Windows 7: Black Screen at boot up problem?

11 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Black Screen at boot up problem?

I realize this is a Windows 7 forum, but I am asking your help for my sons laptop.

Something has happened to his laptop. When he boots up, it goes to the Dell splash screen, but instead of going into windows, it goes to a black screen. He has tried rebooting, booting into safe mode, running diagnostics etc, (hard drive passes short test) to no avail. Any ideas on what he can do? This laptop has Windows XP Pro and has been fine until today.
thanks,
Bill

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11 Nov 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by billberry12 View Post
I realize this is a Windows 7 forum, but I am asking your help for my sons laptop.

Something has happened to his laptop. When he boots up, it goes to the Dell splash screen, but instead of going into windows, it goes to a black screen. He has tried rebooting, booting into safe mode, running diagnostics etc, (hard drive passes short test) to no avail. Any ideas on what he can do? This laptop has Windows XP Pro and has been fine until today.
thanks,
Bill

Bill Hi and welcome

If you have the XP dvd you might be able to do a repair install. Can you boot from it?


Ken J
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11 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Thought of that, but no XP cd.
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