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Windows 7: Black SOD!

04 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7100
Black SOD!

I've done some research and it seems as though others are getting BlackSODs with a cursor after logging in or during setup etc. But for me I'm getting BlackSODs after a while when my computer is running... I'm unable to ctrl+alt+del. Used to be able to move my mouse but it would lag tremendously... and when the cursor shows up with the BlackSOD it has the loading sign beside it. Any ideas?

Connected to a HDTV through VGA and using onboard graphics

My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Dec 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

Hi. Try using a DVI or HDMI connection as it may fix your problem and the quality will be far superior.

Update the onboard video driver form VIA's website. That could be posing a problem too because it's not the greatest video solution.
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04 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

i kinda get the same thing but my cursor is the normal arrow. it happens after my computer wakes up for an unknown reason(no timer and i even tried removing the keyboard/mouse). all i do is put it back to sleep and wake it up manually.

maybe you can get yours fixed the same way.

btw my keyboard has a sleep button... i cant get to the menu or anything but the key seems to work still
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05 Dec 2009   #4
Microsoft MVP


Black Screen of Death (also known as the KSOD).

2 posts that may help you out:
Windows 7 Black Screen of Death Free Fix Available for Download - From Prevx - Softpedia
Prevx Blog KSOD
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07 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Build 7100

Thank you usasma for the link! It cleared the problem as far as I know, if anything awkward occurs I'llbe sure to postback.
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