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Windows 7: After update --> can't booot & black screen


11 Jan 2012   #1

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After update --> can't booot & black screen

I after updating I restarted my computer.Well, first it says 3 step of 4.. blah blah blah, then it restarted again, but this time nothing came op only black screen.

Please help! I can't Create a system repair disc. since I'm using xp on my other computer. Another method perhaps?

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11 Jan 2012   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

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12 Jan 2012   #3

linux
 
 

Non, I can't do anything at all. The screen is just BLACK after pressing on the turn on button. Nothing comes up at all. I can't even try to reinstall windows, because nothing appear after inserting to cd-rom.
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12 Jan 2012   #4

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black screen

i have the same problem...last night after my laptop rebooted after Microsoft updates i received a black screen, nothing else....can't even boot into save mode. When i hook the laptop up to a external monitor screen is severely distorted. Laptop is a Toshiba Satellite P 100 running windows 7 32 bit
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12 Jan 2012   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by corvus View Post
i have the same problem...last night after my laptop rebooted after Microsoft updates i received a black screen, nothing else....can't even boot into save mode. When i hook the laptop up to a external monitor screen is severely distorted. Laptop is a Toshiba Satellite P 100 running windows 7 32 bit
Try disabling the display adapter in safe mode.
Safe Mode
Why is my screen black when I start Windows 7?
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12 Jan 2012   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yui14 View Post
Non, I can't do anything at all. The screen is just BLACK after pressing on the turn on button. Nothing comes up at all. I can't even try to reinstall windows, because nothing appear after inserting to cd-rom.
As your spec's say LINUX, are you Dual Booting?
If yes, The best way to run Linux with Windows on one Hd drive.

Linux - Install on Windows 7 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox
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12 Jan 2012   #7

winsows7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by corvus View Post
i have the same problem...last night after my laptop rebooted after Microsoft updates i received a black screen, nothing else....can't even boot into save mode. When i hook the laptop up to a external monitor screen is severely distorted. Laptop is a Toshiba Satellite P 100 running windows 7 32 bit
Try disabling the display adapter in safe mode.
Safe Mode
Why is my screen black when I start Windows 7?
I can't...the black screen comes up right after boot up, and when i hook it up to the external monitor the screen is so distorted that it is nearly impossible to click on anything. My husband told me that a friend of his ended up with the same problem after yesterdays updates.
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12 Jan 2012   #8

linux
 
 

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EXACTLY same problem. Nothing happen, only black screen.
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12 Jan 2012   #9

linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yui14 View Post
Non, I can't do anything at all. The screen is just BLACK after pressing on the turn on button. Nothing comes up at all. I can't even try to reinstall windows, because nothing appear after inserting to cd-rom.
As your spec's say LINUX, are you Dual Booting?
If yes, The best way to run Linux with Windows on one Hd drive.

Linux - Install on Windows 7 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox
My computer used to run on linux. Apparently I changed to windows 7, and THIS happened
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12 Jan 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 

We are having the same issue. After the latest Windows Updates (Jan 2012) were installed on our Toshiba Laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium, the PC will not boot. We only receive a black screen with a flashing dash (aka: the cursor) and the only other screen that will display is a boot menu. Does anyone know what is going on with this latest update?

Note that I also have a homemade PC (MSI mobo w/ AMD P6 CPU & 1 GB RAM) running Windows XP SP3 and I also had problems with this Windows Update on that machine on Wednesday (Jan 11, 2012). It locked the PC during download and then locked the PC _twice_ after installation trying to restart. After the second hard shutdown the PC came up ok and runs as expected (Thank God!).

Please someone tell us what is going on here!!!
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