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Solved: Blank screen

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by PopPicker, Apr 6, 2008.

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  1. PopPicker

    PopPicker Thread Starter

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    I had to reboot my PC with the little button as it seized up. However although it goes through the normal booting proceedure and ask me log in, which I do as Administrator the screen goes black and stays black

    Any ideas ?
     
  2. Broni

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    At what point of booting the screen turns black?
    Will it boot OK into Safe Mode?
     
  3. PopPicker

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    The screen turns black at the moment one would expect the desk top to appear. I tried safe mode as well as last known good configuration and it's the same.

    I'll try system restore from the F8 menu when I get back to the office.
     
  4. Broni

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    To access System Restore, go Start, in "Start Search" type in:
    rstrui.exe
    and hit Enter.
     
  5. PopPicker

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    LOL.... sorry... LOL

    Reading my first post you'll see my screen is blank, no chance of seeing 'start' let alone typing something in. :D

    However....... on the F8 menu there is an option to start with system restore, which I did and everything works fine now. Although I'd love to know what caused it.

    PP
     
  6. Broni

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    Don't worry about it, if System Restore fixed it.
    Things like this, JUST happen.
     
  7. unbidden

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    I'd be interested to know what graphics card you are using? Seems there is an issue with some nVidia cards.
     
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