Windows 7 Startup Black screen w/ cursor [Solved/Closed]

Snaggedkitten 3 Posts Saturday July 28, 2012Registration date July 29, 2012 Last seen - Jul 27, 2012 at 11:26 PM - Latest reply:  Ravishankar
- Oct 6, 2017 at 04:54 AM
Hello,

My other computer recently had the same issues as many others but the difference is that f8 doesn't work. I've repeatedly tapped in at the startup and the advanced configuration/settings will not open.
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xpcman 18560 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus February 18, 2018 Last seen - Apr 16, 2014 at 05:30 PM
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Try the following:

STEPS:
1. Boot up as normal, and wait until you see the cursor on the black screen
2. When you're booted, press Ctrl+Alt+Del
3. In the Processes tab of the Task Manager, find explorer.exe
4. If you find one, right-click it and select End Process
5. Select File ? Run
6. Enter explorer and press Enter - the desktop should show up
7. After it has finished loading, reboot
8. This time, your desktop will show up without the black screen
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Still showing up the black screen
thank you very much! followed your instructions, manage to get my window back!!
I worked for me. Thanks
I'm very thankful to ur steps....I can't get my files Back ...Thank You so much
Snaggedkitten 3 Posts Saturday July 28, 2012Registration date July 29, 2012 Last seen - Jul 28, 2012 at 06:17 PM
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No, it only loads the computer's manufacture.
So it'll show Acer with the f2 option, then it loads to the blinking cursor and that's where it stops.
jack4rall 6522 Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Jul 28, 2012 at 11:19 AM
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Hello,
Does the black screen appears after the Windows Logo ?
Good Luck
jack4rall 6522 Posts Sunday June 6, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus December 30, 2015 Last seen - Jul 29, 2012 at 08:10 AM
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Hello,

Try this 1

Go to BIOS --> Load default settings --> Make sure that your hard drive is

detected in the BIOS --> Set the first boot device as "Hard disk" --> Save the

settings and exit from the BIOS.

Good Luck
Snaggedkitten 3 Posts Saturday July 28, 2012Registration date July 29, 2012 Last seen - Jul 29, 2012 at 10:42 AM
I've pressed f2 (BIOS?), Loaded the default settings and made that the Hard drive was detected, but I wasn't entirely sure how to set it as the first boot device. I've attempted to do so but it still ended up not working.
Thanks though
worked for me ----> CD-ROM went bad
I think this means that the hdd is corrupted or the mbr (master boot record) is missing. Try using recovery disks or your Windows disk to fix this problem
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Thanks man really helpful
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thanks for the info.