Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Black screen/flash cannot see anything

17 Apr 2014   #1
mike6623

Windows 8 Pro
 
 
Black screen/flash cannot see anything

Where I work, I am running win 7 pro on a Lenovo R61i. When I turn on the laptop, the - blinks then there is a quick flash, to where I could almost see where it asks to start windows normally, litterally for less than a 1/10th of a second. I can see the starting mocorosoft again, for less than a secod. Then black. When I try to boot to any disk, cannot see. Which options are there to see the screen to be able to troubleshoot? All of the things I see require you to actually be looking at the screen, which is the exact opposite of what I Can do.




Also, it shows nothing when connected with VGA


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Apr 2014   #2
mike6623

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Again, I am unable to see anything, so telling me to do a repair, go to safemode, etc isnt possible!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Apr 2014   #3
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Unfortunately, unless you feel comfortable taking your laptop apart, there is little we can do here. Your graphics card is most likely fried or a wire has become loose. They usually have guides on youtube on how to take a laptop apart and look for anything that is causing the issue. But when it comes to a laptop, it's usually best to Contact your manufacturer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Black screen/flash cannot see anything




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Black Screen During WIN 7 POST , Black Screen Even In Safe Mode
Hi, I have this 4 year old Lenovo Y560(config below) The discrete graphic card has probably fried a long time ago, so last year when I did a clean install of Windows, I had to disable ATI Card permanently in the device manager using safe mode and used the Intel integrated card. A few days ago, I...
Installation & Setup
When Starting/shutting windows 7 a flash(black screen) and not in sync
Hello I was wondering if anyone could help me out When booting up windows 7 before the login screen the screen will flash(black) like a second and the windows start up sound is not in sync like it starts pretty low volume then turns loud during halfway of the sound. Then if I was shutting down...
General Discussion
Quick Black Flash on Welcome Screen when starting up PC!
Hey everyone, Just another quick question, whenever I start up my laptop, I get a quick black screen flash on the Welcome page... How can I get rid of this flash? Thanks in advance!
General Discussion
Firefox Flash Player Black Screen
I have never had a problem before yesterday with viewing flash videos. Then yesterday, I tried to watch CBS online Criminal Minds and I got audio, but the screen was black and you couldn't access "settings." Then today, I tried to access the viewing feature of documents on Ancestry.com and same...
Browsers & Mail
Video Problem (Screen Flash / Black)
Well first off I have windows 7 3 gigs of ram dual core amd processor and a 8900gtx+ i have 32 bit windows and ths is my problem. This only happens when I (think) my video card is used more often. Sometiems when i run 3 clients of this game i play called dekaron which is not hard to run i can...
Graphic Cards
Black Screen Flash for 2-3 seconds after initial login (after bootup)
I have tried to make sense of what others have posted and relate it to my situation but I am still somewhat confused because I have not found the same exact issue I have. I have tried a number of config settings but no joy. I am running W7 Ult 64bit OS and have a Nvidia Quadro NVS 285... I...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:48.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App