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Windows 7: Windows 7 Black screen upon loading to login URGENT HELP

29 Jun 2011   #1

XP, Vista
Windows 7 Black screen upon loading to login URGENT HELP

hi everyone.

i have bumped into a little problem, well i hope it is a little problem to fix, as i have tried a fair few things.

ok this is what im getting when i load my windows 7, theres no background or login image, and also when i was restarting my computer it done the same thing black background with the windows logo on the bottom while shutting down/restarting

"iv attached the image"

now want i done was, since i wanted to revert my icons back to stock i had these files in my backups for awhile and i replaced them with the current ones in system32

imageres.dll imagesp1.dll shell32.dll zipfldr.dll

this is the last thing i done till this happened.

now i have tried to run repair but wont detect anything and says you hardware attached etc. and i can't run system restore since i don't have it on.

if this helps i also running dual boot win 7 and xp, atm im on xp so i can access the win 7 system files.

please i really need help. thanks

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Try this:

1. Reboot while holding down the F8 key.
2. Choose safe mode with networking.
3. Google for the latest driver for your video card.
4. Download and install the new driver after uninstalling the old one.
5. Reboot your computer.

Also, you could try the repair option two or three times.

I don't want to nag, but when you're up and running, turn system restore back on - you know it makes sense.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jun 2011   #3

XP, Vista

thanks for the reply.

hmm i forget to mention that that i also get the same result when i try safe mode, and also im pretty sure its not might video card, since i updated it recently. the issue happened when i replaced the system 32 files as i mention in the thread.

im going to give repair another shot using the disk instead through the boot up option.

and yea i will turn on system restore.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

29 Jun 2011   #4

XP, Vista

i finally fixed the issue. what i did was i got the copies of those files from my freind since he has windows 7 and it up to date and replaced them while i was in xp as i have dual boot.

then as i select windows 7 on boot up i was prompt to repair so i accepted and this time it finally repaired some things as before it was only giving me errors. anyways i checked the log and it fixed those files i replaced early to match my windows 7.

and now its working great.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Glad to hear it. Thanks for the feedback.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Aug 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

What exactly did you do? Did you reinstall the OS using another OEM OS disk or did you use a Windows 7 Recovery Disk?

I have the exact same problem as you when I try to log into Windows but I have no idea what I did that caused the problem.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Windows 7 Black screen upon loading to login URGENT HELP

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