Black screen with cursor at startup will not launch Task manager

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Hello,



I have a dell Inspiron (Windows 8) with the black screen and white cursor and it will not launch task manager. Any advise would be truly appreciated

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Try this

1. Remove the battery and cable.

2. Press and hold the power button for 58 seconds.

3. Replug and start.

Good luck