My screen goes black after the windows loads.

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Hi, I came home from vacation today turned on my computer started doing somethings and it froze so I tried to restart it and after it loads the windows xp start up screen it goes black before it got to the login screen, but I can still see and move my mouse. I have looked at a lot of forums and none of the things I have tried worked please help me!

I can start my computer up in safe mode as much as I want but when I try to load from last working settings it doesn't work either.

I have a Nvidia geforce 9600 GT and I have read that it could be the video card driver but right now I'm doing a virus scan to see if that would help.


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Hi,

Go to safe mode, open device manager and uninstall the Nvidia geforce drivers

and check whether the problem exists or not. Then later download the

compatible drivers and install it.
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Enable VGA mode is useful if the display is configured for a setting that the monitor cannot display.
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O well I can enable VGA but it has to be through safe mode I think.
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I am going to copy my data that I want to keep and wipe my drive and reinstall thanks for the help though!
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Hi,
Instead of wiping the drive try to repair the OS.
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I have tried that and it didn't work, I'm going to back up my stuff and try that again. Do you know what the error message "Cannot copy or replace <filename> invalid msdos function" is?