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Windows 7: Black Screen with Cursor On Startup

25 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Black Screen with Cursor On Startup

Hello! I've been having some issues with my Windows 7 recently. It started with my system randomly rebooting the past month or so. This would happen anywhere from a couple times a week to a few times a day. The last couple of days, I've noticed that it's having some trouble starting up. Sometimes it would freeze on the windows loading screen. And this evening, after the windows loading screen, it just ends up at an empty black screen with a movable cursor. I have attempted to restart several times, but I keep getting this black screen. I am able to boot up in safe mode, however, which is what I'm on at the moment.

Any ideas?

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25 Jan 2013   #2

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit

My sister-in-law had a similar problem on her laptop and found out that she has a bad screen. That's not saying that you have a bad screen, but it might be something to look at.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Jan 2013   #3

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hello Gossamer have you tried a sfc /scannow and have a look through this
Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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