Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Screen is black except a small strip at the top (Pictures)

07 Mar 2015   #1
EvaStarshine

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Screen is black except a small strip at the top (Pictures)

I don't go on my Pc very often since its quite old and slow. I have a laptop so I only really need to go on my Pc when I wanna play one of my Steam games or something.

I set it up earlier with the intention of trying to speed it up a bit when I had a pop up telling me nvidia wanted updating so I clicked yes. The update failed and made my screen go weird (Screen was smaller and the little preview windows weren't coming up on the task bar) so I figured I'd turn it off and on again before trying a system restore.

Now it's on the password screen except I can only see this thin line at the top of the screen. The windows startup bit is fine and shows, but nothing after its working. I tried starting in safe mode and even managed to type my password in but nothing helped.





Any ideas on how to fix this?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
07 Mar 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Hook the monitor up to your laptop, see if it works ok.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Screen is black except a small strip at the top (Pictures)




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
black strip asking for windows login password problem
hello, how can i stop this black pull down strip asking for windows login password? i do not have a password, i tried clearing caches but nothing will get rid of it i use IE and yahoo search tia
General Discussion
Misterious black strip over signing off screen
I've been having horrible days since I built my new pc, all of its components are brand new from amazon, but odds things happen, like this: http://s32.postimg.org/yz78yhdl1/aiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii.png It's a perfect Windows installation, from a perfect ISO with a perfectly genuine Windows key but...
Performance & Maintenance
Pictures gone BLACK!!!!
Hi everyone I had some pics that just out of the blue turned totally BLACK! could anyone please help me out here, is there like a software or something that i can use. here is one of the pics. thank you all
Music, Pictures & Video
Black Screen During WIN 7 POST , Black Screen Even In Safe Mode
Hi, I have this 4 year old Lenovo Y560(config below) The discrete graphic card has probably fried a long time ago, so last year when I did a clean install of Windows, I had to disable ATI Card permanently in the device manager using safe mode and used the Intel integrated card. A few days ago, I...
Installation & Setup
Small black box on desktop
http://gyazo.com/6bcf641e8bc9b71f3be22a7197efe6c5.png?1341435454 i have this on top of my desktop after a fresh install of windows 7 64bit and and it goes behind they apps but the when click on it goes in front of they apps i don't what is causing this or where it is from ?
Software


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:43.
Twitter Facebook Google+