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Windows 7: Black screen

03 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Black screen


I found this on the Internet, and I am not sure if this is already posted on Windows 7 Forum.

Windows Black Screen Root Cause

There is also a fix.

Black Screen woes could affect millions on Windows 7, Vista and XP

Hope this is helpful to some users.

Best regards,


My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Dec 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

Cool. Good find and makes perfect sense. Thank you for posting since I learned something.
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03 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
ecurity firm retracts 'black screen' claims, apologizes

Yea,. I just located thsi:

The U.K. security company that started a firestorm after claiming recent Windows security updates caused a widespread "black screen" lock-out of users' PCs has retracted its claims and publicly apologized to Microsoft. "It is clear that ouroriginal blog post has been taken out of context and may have caused an inconveniencefor Microsoft," Mel Morris, the chief executive of U.K. security firm Prevx, said in an entry on the company's blog Wednesday. … Morris' blog post was the second in two days that included an apology to Microsoft. Thefirst…said that Microsoft's patches were not to blame; he instead pinned responsibility for the black screens on malware infections.

Date: 2 December 2009

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03 Dec 2009   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

As reghckr points out. Previx has already issued an apology and withdrawal
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