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Windows 7: Black Screen, Still see cursor though. ALWAYS HAPPENS

11 Jan 2012   #21
Microsoft MVP


Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Mgmt drive map with listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu: Screen Shots

Label each partition first in its Properties box, or tell us what is on each.

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11 Jan 2012   #22
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Did you remove RelevantKnowledge? Follow the manual removal instructions found here: Remove Relevant Knowledge (Uninstall Guide)

Also, uninstall the Ask toolbar as instructed here Nero - Support - FAQ
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11 Jan 2012   #23

Windows 8 64 bit PRO

Yes, i removed all things related to RelevantKnowledge.
However Ask. toolbar i do not see it on any of my browsers or programs on control panel.

MalwareBytes scan has been done twice. clean the second time
I set the sleep time to sleep after 2 hours. (I would prefer not to do so)
I have disable Hibernate, Sleep will be as far as i am willing to go to, unless required to.

The screenshot.
DISK 0 is basically my backup 1TB HDD
Disk 1 is C pure windows dedicated very few if none of my programs are installed here. Windows updates go in here i believe.
DISK 2 Partition D is softwares.
DISK 2 Partition L = all my media, music, videos, pictures, programs everything else in here

i have added event viewer, I quit using it after i got frustrated and couldnt figuere out anything about half a year ago.

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11 Jan 2012   #24
Microsoft MVP


Where is the screenshot?

May I ask why you are unwilling to use Hibernate as it is a modern feature perfected in Win7.

What do you mean that you "added Event Viewer?" It is a permanent feature of Win7 and should remain so.
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11 Jan 2012   #25

Windows 8 64 bit PRO

I like to be able to use my computer as soon as i want to. The only time I want to restart is during windows updates. I feel like Hibernate takes even longer. Sleep and Hibernate are perfectly good options i do on my laptop.
The uploads didnt work the first time had to edit.
Added event viewer = uploaded
i have never removed it if that is what you were thinking. I feel like we should look at entries before critical - Kernel Power ( i was forced to power down system) due to black screen issue
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11 Jan 2012   #26
Microsoft MVP


Ok I see the screenshots now.

The System boot files have been derailed to the Media drive on Disk 2. This is incorrect and can be problematic.

Mark Win7 partition Active then mark I Inactive
Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)
Partition - Mark as Inactive - Windows 7 Forums

Reboot into System Recovery Options to run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
until Win7 starts and holds the system Active boot flags on its partition.

Make sure you have the latest drivers delivered via optional Windows Updates. If so check for an update to the Intel Wireless driver.

Have you used the latest chipset for your computer or mobo model or are you using the one given by Win7 installer and/or optional Updates?
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11 Jan 2012   #27

Windows 8 64 bit PRO

I also Install programs in Media I Partition should i continue with your instructions?
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11 Jan 2012   #28
Microsoft MVP


Yes. Nothing which is installed will be affected by recovering the System boot files to the correct partition.

It's best however to install programs to the OS partition since they write to registry keys which integrates them into the OS, and should be kept together for imaging purposes.
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11 Jan 2012   #29

Windows 8 64 bit PRO

Seems like i reach a roadblock. My DVD drive has stopped working properly. It wouldn't eject disc anymores. I been using it like that for sometime now but recently, i decided to disconnect it and remove it. I was planning to buy a new DVD-RW drive. I will put in the order tomorrow and i should get it by monday. Sorry it will take time for us to continue.
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11 Jan 2012   #30

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Swap the monitor yet ? Video Card ?
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