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Laptop freezes to white (sometimes blue, black) screen in normal mode

Q: Laptop freezes to white (sometimes blue, black) screen in normal mode

I bought a second hand old toshiba satellite l300 laptop from a garage sale because i was planning to use it for downloading it was a vista home premium so i updated it to windows 7 ultimate the problem is when i open it after upgrading (after few minutes) it freezes to white, blue or black screen. I rebooted it several times the same result happens.

I tried using it own safe mode but I don't experience the same problem, i just want to know what could be the possible reason for this to occur.

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Preferred Solution: Laptop freezes to white (sometimes blue, black) screen in normal mode

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my laptop is showing red green blue black white screen on startup and wingdow is not working

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On a shared Windows 7 laptop, I turned it on and it boots normally then a couple of seconds after my home screen comes on it goes to a white screen and the only thing I can do is ctrl+alt+del and restart/sleep mode/hibernate/shutdown. All other options lead right back to white screen. Even booting in safe mode and safe mode with networking do the same thing. The only options that work is safe mode with command prompt or advanced boot options from BIOS +f8. On start up my computer does run an automatic check disk operation and that has run but nothing else. I have a FRST scan result and have not done anything else. Any help would be appreciated!

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My computer hasn't been working for months. Only get a white screen and error 0xc0000022 about the explorer application after login. It it Acer Aspire 5733Z with Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. I can access safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe mode with command prompt. Any help would be awesome.

A:Can't Start in Normal Mode, White Screen and error 0xc0000022

Hi ericjl56.

First of all, scan the system for possible virus infection with the following programs.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
Also, Uninstall iTunes and the camera software, as a test. Uninstall McAfee Family protection too.

Let us know the results.

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Please help!  Over the past week or two my computer has been running slower and slower.  Then lost the ability to download anything unless in safe mode.  Now when opening computer in normal mode get nothing but black screen.  Think I got something when my antivirus software lapsed and I wasn't protected for a bit?
 
Running Windows 7 64
 
Tried running Malewarebytes, Avast, SuperAntiSpyware, Microsoft Defender, sf scan, CCleaner and nothing has helped.  Everything comes back fine. 
 
I'm not very computer savy but from what I have been reading you all can help!  Much appreciated and many thanks for any assistance. 
 
 

A:I'm lost. Only open in safe mode. Normal mode give black screen.

Hello ,what is the sf scanBoot to safe mode with Networking and try running these......MiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.TDSSKillerDownload TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is required, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.AdwCleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double clic... Read more

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Windows only opens in safe mode,tried reloading drivers, last known good configuration,etc. When in normal mode black screen only, when acessing task manager shows all processes stopped and will not allow me to start them.

A:Black screen when start in normal mode, works in safe mode only.

Hello CliffordJ. Microsoft Security Essentials is installed, correct? Many MSE users running Vista (but not all) suffered black screen after login following installation of Update for Microsoft Security Essentials - 4.9.218.0 (KB3140527), released about a month ago. In fact there is already a thread here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/606422/windows-vista-x64-bksod-after-login-or-no-access-in-normal-mode-suspect-mse/. The posters there disabled MSE 4.9 in Safe Mode by unticking a brand-new setting in the UI (Administrator > Turn on this app). Another method of escaping this situation would be to restore your system to a point before the update was installed, then hide the update in Windows Update. That would allow you to resume using MSE 4.8 if you wish.
 
I am extremely curious why this happens to many but not all MSE users running Vista. If more advanced forum members ask you for further information, I hope you will cooperate. Above all, I wonder if any other security software with real-time protection is installed (or perhaps improperly uninstalled)? Of course there is a possibility that your issue is something else...

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Windows only opens in safe mode,tried reloading drivers, last known good configuration,etc. When in normal mode black screen only, when acessing task manager shows all processes stopped and will not allow me to start them.

A:Black screen when start in normal mode, works in safe mode only.

Hello CliffordJ. Microsoft Security Essentials is installed, correct? Many MSE users running Vista (but not all) suffered black screen after login following installation of Update for Microsoft Security Essentials - 4.9.218.0 (KB3140527), released about a month ago. In fact there is already a thread here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/606422/windows-vista-x64-bksod-after-login-or-no-access-in-normal-mode-suspect-mse/. The posters there disabled MSE 4.9 in Safe Mode by unticking a brand-new setting in the UI (Administrator > Turn on this app). Another method of escaping this situation would be to restore your system to a point before the update was installed, then hide the update in Windows Update. That would allow you to resume using MSE 4.8 if you wish.

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HI guys
 
When booting up my laptop in "last known good configuration" mode i keep getting the blue screen of death and the laptop freezes and cuts out and is very over heated. When i have booted up in "safe mode with networking" the latop is still over heating but it dosn't freeze or i don't get the blue screen of death. I am also limited to what i can doin safe mode.
 
Any ideas what the problem could be please chaps?
 
Thanks in advance
 
Tony

A:Blue screen of death on normal boot up but no blue screen in safe mode ?

Exact wording of BSOD error message?
 
System manufacturer and model?
 
Conditions/events which may have led to this?
 
When did problem begin?
 
Louis

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Help -  I have a Dell OptiPlex 960 with Win 7 OS SP1
 
My computer is giving me a black screen on normal bootup - I can hear the windows tune but then it is black
 
I am able to get it to boot in Safe Mode and I have tried the following: ComboFix, Malwarebytes, and adwcleaner
 
But it stlil boots to a black screen 
 
What do I do now??????

A:Will boot in safe mode but black screen in normal mode

Boot into safe mode...then do the following.
 
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. 
Louis

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Hey guys, I seem to be having trouble, and I'm not terribly inclined with laptops and computers, mine is an HP G62 laptop, and that's about as far as I know about it. The other day I went to use it, opened it up, I had 3 tabs open (google chrome), and I tried to open a new tab. All new tabs were freezing, and my itunes had frozen as well. I tried closing the laptop, hoping it would go into sleep mode, but it didn't, it stayed running. I reopened it and the screen stayed off, so I did a hard reset (holding the power button to turn it off) and started it back up. I started it in normal mode, and logged on, but after loading from the log on screen, it went to a black screen with just the cursor, and stayed there. I did another hard reset, and started it in safe mode, and now this is how I'm currently running. I've tried disabling the display drivers and restarting, that worked momentarily, but froze shortly after. Next, I tried a system restore, which did absolutely nothing, and then I ran chkdsk and, again, nothing. After all this, I decided to try uninstalling the display drivers, which, once again, did nothing. This seems to be all the info I have gathered from online, and through friends' help, there seems to be nothing left to do that may fix this problem. Anyone have any idea on where to go from here?

A:Black Screen in Normal Mode. Only Safe Mode Works.

Hello ericberard,

 

You?re having a problem with the computer going to a black screen.

 

First test the hardware.


Turn off the computer

As you power it back on, tap the F2 key. This will load hardware diagnostics.

Once the screen loads run the startup test.
 

If this is windows 7 and the startup test pass.


Power back off the computer.

As you power it back on, tap the F8 key. This will load Advanced Boot Options.

Select Last Known Good Configuration.
 

This will take the system back to when everything was working correctly.

 

Clicking the White Kudos star on the left is a way to say Thanks!

 

Let me know how everything goes.

Have a good day.

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There is no malicious software.I have gone through Malwarebytes,TDSSKiller,Kaspersky,etc.Nothing was found.
It doesn't entirely freeze.I can move the cursor which usually is a blue circle.Sometimes more things like highlight icons w/ the cursor or the clock keeps going.
Sometimes when I press ctrl+alt+del and open task manager,the programs that didn't open when I clicked on them will open up.Most times pressing ctrl+alt+del does nothing though.
It works fine in Safe Mode and Safe Mode with Networking.I have disabled all start ups and every service except Microsoft ones and restarted in Normal mode.Still the same problem.
I used checkdisk and it said nothing is wrong.
There are random times where it works fine.No specific time of day.It just happens.Most times it is this way though.

A:Laptop only works in safe mode.Hangs w/ blue circle in Normal mode.

Did you disable the startup items and services in Safe Mode, and then restart in normal mode?
 
Essentially what you are trying to do is a Clean Boot, this has to be performed in normal mode.
 
 
 
***This is a diagnotic tool for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.  This will not repair your computer, but it may point to where the problem lies so that a repair can be made.***
 
Warning:  Disabling items in Services or Startup may leave your anitivius disabled until the process is ended.  For this reason I would suggest that you perform this process off line.
 
Step 1
 
(1)  Click on the Start orb , then type msconfig.exe in the Search programs and files box.  
 
(2)  When msconfig is seen in the pane above the search box and under Programs, right click on it, then click on Run as administrator.
 

 
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, you should enter the password or provide confirmation. 
 
Step 2
 
(1)  Click on the General tab.   
 
(2)  Click the Selective startup option. 
 
(3)  Remove the check mark in the Load startup items  check box. 
 

 
Step 3
 
(1)  Click on the Services tab. 
 
(2)  Place a check mark in the Hide all Microsoft services check box, this will remove the Microsoft Services from the list but will still be running. 
 
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So my laptop only starts up in safe mode and when I try to access it through normal startup, a blue screen appears for a short amount of time and then attempts to startup again going on and on in a never ending cycle.

However, I got it running on safe mode and ran Malwaebytes Anti-Malware on safe mode (with networking). However, it didn't pick up anything wrong. What can I do to fix this???

A:Vista only starts in Safe Mode and blue screen appears in normal mode

Hi There ghostOnthestage!For a rather lengthy but very informative article on stop errors and what may possibly cause them go here: http://www.updatexp.com/stop-messages.html Perhaps this will help a bit until someone more knowledgeable on this subject can come along. Good luck!

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Hey,

I am having a problem with a laptop, I am getting a blue screen when starting in normal mode, but if I start in safe mode it starts up and logs in fine.

I am not being told what is causing a problem, just to uninstall any new programs/hardware, but nothing has been installed at all.

Does anyone know what could be causing this?

Thanks for any help :)

A:Starting up fine in safe mode but blue screen with normal mode

Go here Windows Vista/7 BOSD Posting instructions follow all instructions to the letter, using all tools illustrated. Then proceed to the next steps by posting your logs. Keep your posts and logs (logs mini dumps etc...) in BOSD, App crashes, and hangs.

Be patient they get a lot of inquires. Someone will be along to help you.

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I have a gateway computer that is about 3 years old. It has a ati radeon 3200 gfx card and came with 4 gigs RAM. Recently I purchased 2x2gb G Skill DDR2 ram upgrade in hopes of more efficient gaming [gfx card is OK for 8gb ram max]. After installing the new ram [about a month ago] the computer was running fine. The new ram created a button on my toolbar called AMD Catalyst, and right-click gave identical options for each ram card, one was a list of what looked like screen settings. I know it were running on 600x800, and last night my troublesome youngest son was using my computer and says he clicked a different option by accident, making the screen freeze momentarily then go black.

I've tried:
restarting my computer
removing the 2 G Skill ram cards
under msconfig in safe mode, disabling AMD Catalyst, for it seems to be the root of the problem.

But every time i restart my computer and try booting in normal mode, I get the typical Welcome ring from the speakers accompanied by a black screen. The screen is a 36" Vizio flatscreen tv with VGA hook up, been using for a computer screen for over a year now.

Any ideas? Thanks in advance!

A:Black screen normal mode, safe mode OK

If you can go back to good times with system restore, you will be fine.
System Restore - How to
Put all cards back, etc. before the restore.

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Hi people,

OK, I get the dreaded black screen every time I try to boot up in normal mode. A quick summary of what happened before I re-booted & saw the black screen...

I had a few Firefox windows open, then suddenly, the Firefox windows basically froze up. I could move my cursor, but it wouldn't acknowledge any links, meaning I couldn't click on anything. The windows themselves wouldn't move either, just frozen in place

I then re-booted. At first my "Start" & the normal icons on the taskbar (or whatever you call it) were usable, but the desktop wouldn't appear, just a black screen. I re-booted again & that time I couldn't use my "Start" or any icons, as the cursor simply makes a circle motion, not allowing me to click on anything there. It's been doing that now every time I try to boot up, black screen, cursor circling

I can get to my desktop in Safe Mode. Everything seems to work in that mode. I've read numerous accounts of people having the same problems on other forums, but the causes & fixes seem to be in the thousands

Does anyone here know about this & have any advice/fixes?

Thank you in advance for any help

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Hi people,

OK, I get the dreaded black screen every time I try to boot up in normal mode. A quick summary of what happened before I re-booted & saw the black screen...

I had a few Firefox windows open, then suddenly, the Firefox windows basically froze up. I could move my cursor, but it wouldn't acknowledge any links, meaning I couldn't click on anything. The windows themselves wouldn't move either, just frozen in place

I then re-booted. At first my "Start" & the normal icons on the taskbar (or whatever you call it) were usable, but the desktop wouldn't appear, just a black screen. I re-booted again & that time I couldn't use my "Start" or any icons , as the cursor simply makes a circle motion, not allowing me to click on anything there. It's been doing that now every time I try to boot up, black screen, cursor circling

I can get to my desktop in Safe Mode. Everything seems to work in that mode. I've read numerous accounts of people having the same problems on other forums, but the causes & fixes seem to be in the thousands

Does anyone here know about this & have any advice/fixes?

Thank you in advance for any help

A:Black Screen In Normal Mode

First thing I would do, is make sure it is not Malware related. I have worked on several machines that had similar problems and was cleared up once I cleaned all the malware off.

Try starting a new topic in the Am I Infected forum, and after they help you out, and if you still have the same problem, then we can go from there...

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Don't know if this is the correct place or not but here goes......I have 2 almost identical HP P6 desktop pc's 2400t/2420t bought new in 2013 both running Win10 Home and one of them is giving me a black & white screen instead of the regular color when I bring it out of sleep mode.......Everything is normal on the screen its just in black & white.

And all I do to fix it is restart it and it comes back to color as normal everytime......This started happening about 3 months ago and it does it about once in every 8 or 10 times I bring it out of sleep mode.

And just to let everybody know this pc is hooked up to my 55" Vizio 4K smart tv which is 1 year old.

The other pc has never done it ever and the one that does it has a Nvidia/GF GT 620 1GB card with 12 gb of memory......Let me know anybodys thought on this!

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A little something before I begin, I have an old Acer laptop, Windows XP and the screen is all ******, so I use a monitor to view the screen.

And this afternoon I was using my laptop and all was fine until there was a short circuit, all the appliances in the house was shut down.

3 hours later when I turned on my laptop the screen started acting up. One particular problem is my cursor, it had black and white stripes, and I never heard this happened before. Next is my screen which freezes very frequently and then it goes black and goes back to normal. This is getting annoying and I have no idea what is wrong. I did a system restore to yesterday's date and to no avail, nothing was changed. Freezing screen, blinking screen and black and white cursor.



Please help? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Cursor black and white, screen freezes and then blinks. Help!

Seems that your GPU might be faulty because of the power outage.

Can you take a picture of your screen and post it here?

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i dont know what to do, i have had computers for years, but never had one do this before, it doesnt happen everytime i open windows but it happens enough to be a problem. i just got this laptop a week ago and it has worked fine being used everyday for hours until yesterday. when i open IE the screen pops up and it sometime freezes or screen stays white with my homepage title in the address bar but nothing happens, sometimes when i open a second screen it will turn black and small white windows open with little white boxes with gray exclamation points inside them. at the same time this started happening i noticed that when i right click and click on open in new window, it doesnt do it and opens window taking me away from the screen i was on, it has been doing that alot too. i noticed that 2 days ago i had left the computer on overnight, when i came into the frontroom to wake it up the next morning the IE emblem in the task bar was gone and i had to put it back???? also sometimes when i am on a website, my cursor even dissapears and right after it happens the screen will lock up too. Happens on many different sites but happens alot on yahoo too. can anyone tell me what is going on please????
my computer is only a week and a half old and it is a:
Lenovo B570
Model: 1068AFU
CPU: Sandy Bridge (B950)
8gb RAM
500gb Hard Drive
ODD: RAMBO
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1

please help

A:ie locks up,screen turns white &/or black and freezes!

forgot to mention this above, but before i even turned computer on for the first time, a 4gb ram upgrade was installed, could this be caused by a faulty memory card?????????

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Hi guys,

I'm working on a computer that is freezing up in normal mode. Freezes up kinda randomly (after 5 minutes or 15 or whatever).

When it freezes it'll display everything but nothing movies, just a picture of what was there last (cursor does not move).

I've tried:
Removing malware
Doing an extended hard drive diagnostic test
Running chkdsk

Where would you guys go from here? I was thinking it might be a heat issue but then wouldn't it turn off completely?

A:Dell Laptop Freezes Randomly in NORMAL mode

Dell laptops are facing these problems and I am facing the same with my laptop as well.You should resolve its heating issues and remove all the dust through any proper means.Also check for the memory upgrades.Hope so it will work better.

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A few times now I have been in internet explorer and then the screen with go back and forth from black screen back to internet screen and back and forth between the 2 for a few minutes and then will hit me with a blue screen with a bunch of writing on it and then will restart. It seems to run fine after the computer restarts itself but this has happened a few times now!
 

A:Screen flips back and forth from black screen to normal then blue screen

Welcome,
Can you provide a few details [remember we can't see or touch your system] about the hardware and software?
Thanks

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I'm quite sure that if i get one more memory dump i'm going to throw this unit out my very high, my very, very high window.

Ok, I am so frustrated (like most people who turn to forums) I've got the old "black and white game trying to run on xp home" problem. I've tried all the patches and compadability changes, and here's the thing. when i get to patch 1.2, it says i'm not running the right version of the game and it's not compatible. what's the most weird is that when i try to get the 1.1 patch installed (the patch that CAME on the disk) it says the same thing.
when i run the game, it goes to startup, then poof with the blue screen of death. I've attempted BIOS updates, driver updates.....NOTHING is working. not even creature isle (Which is said to be xp compatible) will work. I just want to play my game! thanks for your time and help

amd athalon 1.2g
ati rage mobility
VIA AC '97
 

A:black and white=blue screen of death

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Hello, three nights ago my PC started blinking and freezing every five seconds so I used a few programs like CCleaner and Spybot S&D as well as but they did not find anything I had a malware problem a year ago so I went to Majorgeeks.com site and tried their Windows XP cleaning procedure and Generic Malware removal procedures with programs such as about:Buster and HSremover.

I had also tried to uninstall and reinstall my Mcfee anti virus system (which wasn't picking up anything after repeated scans...) but that only seemed to make things worse I did manage to put Windows default firewall back up in normal mode dispite the freezing screen.

As I was doing all of this I was referred to the antimalware program FDfix through Pacman's process checking site (I am at my college library and forgot to bring the actually info today...) and so after the above procedures failed I had tried to use FDfix in safe mode as instructed by the site.

However, when I had rebooted my system for the final FD check my PC crashed and I had to boot up in safe mode which works fine.

I have attached the two RSIT logs as your preparation guide states any help as to what I should do is greatly appreciated.

Thank you for your time,

A:Blinking black screen in normal boot mode

Hello again the problems seems to have been solved thanks again for looking...

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When I boot XP in normal mode, the PC boots fine, but I have a blank screen. If I boot in either of the 3 safe modes the screen is fine. In safe mode I have checked the monitor resolution. It is set at 800X660 (16bit). There is no other option to change the resolution. How do I fix so I have a display in normal mode? Thanks, Tlwahl
 

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Hi,

I have bought a Toshiba Equium L-40 17-M laptop 3 years ago.

As I turn on the laptop with the adapter. it turns on, as I hear the sound. But the LCD is black. When I disconnect the power (adapter) and use the battery, and press the ON button , the laptop works fine.

I dont know why the laptop does not work in the normal mode, when the adapter (power) is connected?

Although it does work fine in safe-mode, irrespective of whether turned on with the adapter or battery. The laptop is useless if does not work with windows start up in normal mode, when the adapter is plugged in.

Any help in this regard will be appreciated.


Thanks.

Sadiq Khadarzai

Khadarzai

A:Toshiba L40 17-M LCD screen turns black in Normal mode

Hi Sadiq, welcome to VF, I have came across this issue a few times and the solution may sound a little strange, may I recommend doing a full anti-virus scan just as a precaution.

First of all, unplug the notebook and take out the battery by using the slider underneath, keep the power cord out and hold the power button for around 30 seconds(we are draining the power out of the notebook at this stage), put the battery back in, and plug in the power cord turn it back on and it should *fingers crossed* work normally

The reason the screen boots up blank is because there is too much power in the laptop and it's natural reaction is to turn off to save the components from imminent death, doing this drains that extra build up of power and restores it to normal operating parameters.

MrNeeds

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IF SOMONE CAN HELP ME PLS
 
 
 
INFO with blue screen wiew
 
==================================================
Dump File         : 101814-24102-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 18.10.2014 14:06:47
Bug Check String  :
Bug Check Code    : 0x00000117
Parameter 1       : 0x87745480
Parameter 2       : 0x9091abe0
Parameter 3       : 0x00000000
Parameter 4       : 0x00000000
Caused By Driver  : nvlddmkm.sys
Caused By Address : nvlddmkm.sys+108be0
File Description  : NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 307.83
Product Name      : NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 307.83
Company           : NVIDIA Corporation
File Version      : 9.18.13.0783
Processor         : 32-bit
Crash Address     : dxgkrnl.sys+81ac3
Stack Address 1   : dxgkrnl.sys+82124
Stack Address 2   : dxgkrnl.sys+819e3
Stack Address 3   : dxgmms1.sys+692c
Computer Name     :
Full Path         : C:\Windows\Minidump\101814-24102-01.dmp
Processors Count  : 4
Major Version     : 15
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A:blue screen when i start in normal mode

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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HelloI have a spare computer and the other day it was on while I went to take a shower. I came back and saw this black screen with rectangles a strange letter that looks like a C with a tail and an unresponsive blinking cursor in the upper left hand corner. When I restart it goes imediately to that screen. I was able to finally get into boot menu by pressing first F12 and then F2. It does say that my primary drive can not be found. Yet in the boot menu I am seeing that the first drive is recognized. It's confusing. I am on an older computer that is a Dell Dimension 8200 with all the original parts. It is Windows XP service pack 3. I have tested the monitor and that is not it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The orange rectangle in the picture is actually red in person.

A:Black screen with red white blue rectangles (pic included)

Run hard drive diagnostics: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287 (or http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=28744&hl=hard+drive+diagnostic)Make sure, you select tool, which is appropriate for the brand of your hard drive.Depending on the program, it'll create bootable floppy, or bootable CD.If downloaded file is of .iso type, use ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/ to burn .iso file to a CD (select "Write image file to disc" option), to make the CD bootable.For Toshiba hard drives, see here: http://sdd.toshiba.com/main.aspx?Path=ServicesSupport/FujitsuDrivesUSandCanada/SoftwareUtilities#diagnosticNote : If you do not know how to set your computer to boot from CD follow the steps HERE

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Hello,
 
My Father was watching a video and since then the only thing on his laptop is a black screen with a white cursor. Pressing control alt delete brings you to the usual screen where you have options to start task manager, restart/shut down the computer. Starting the task manager simply brings you back to the black screen with the white cursor. Selecting to restart or shut down the computer will briefly show the desktop while it's either shutting down or restarting. Which leads me to believe that the black screen is something running, possibly related to the video that he was watching, that won't release 'focus' for lack of a better word.
 
I've tried starting the laptop in safe mode and it successfully starts in safe mode with or without networking, but immediately shuts itself down. I haven't tried safe mode with command prompt.
 
Help!!!

A:black screen with white cursor safe mode not an option

A white blinking cursor on a black screen usually means the computer is looking for an operating system to boot from, and can't find one. You say your father was watching a video on the computer. Was it a DVD? Many times, computers are set to boot from the CD/DVD player first, and if a movie or music disc is left in the CD/DVD tray, the computer will try to boot from it. And of course, it can't. Check there first.
 
If that's not the case, and he was streaming a video over the Internet, you will have to run some diagnostics on your hard drive to determine what the problem is. It could be a bad cable connecting the hard drive to the mother board, it could be corrupt/damaged system or boot files, or the hard drive may just be dead. What kind of hard drive is it? What make/model of computer? What operating system?

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Hi,I have an anitmalware doctor infection on my other laptop (I was going to buy a new one anyway and the infection has rendered my laptop completely inoperable right now!).I can start in safe mode, but after approx 10s in normal mode, I go straight to black screen.I have tried downloading malware bytes and the other one endlessly advertised on here, which I can't recall the name of, and I have run them in safe mode, but the black screen comes on as soon as I start in normal mode.I have read all the things to do before posting, but I am not sure which ones to do as they don't talk about safe mode and black screens...I would really appreciate help. That laptop runs windows vista. Exactly what happens now is that when I turn my computer on in normal mode, I can log on, then within 10-20s the screen goes completely black. Ctrl+Alt+Del does not work, I can't see a cursor, no error message, nothing, but the hard drive still runs.Thanks in advance,Jae

A:Antimalware Doctor Infection - black screen in normal mode

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. You can subscribe by clicking the Options box to the right of your topic title and selecting Track This Topic.Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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A few days ago, my computer started running slowly and tried to do AVG scan, which would not run, so tried windows live one care which ran and found 2 viruses it removed. I had to turn off the power to pc due to a t storm shortly after that and windows would boot, but after log on I could not see the desk top, only a black screen and the error messages lsass.exe and services.exe application errors. Safe mode did the same. I then did a repair installation from a borrowed winxp cd since mine was lost. I did originally get to my desktop after the repair,and recovered all my data, but then logged off. Now I can not log back on, it will go to the log on screen and then say this copy of windows must be activated and do I wish to do it now. I click yes and am back to the same black screen with cursor. I can start up in safe mode now, and tried to run AVG again, this time it ran, but all the files are "locked" and it says not scanned. What can I do now???? Any help appreciated.

A:black screen in safe mode and normal after virus removal

Still need help. Hoping someone will see this. Thanks. :)

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Here's what happened. I was playing WOW online, (no past problems with

it before). Then the game went black screen, then back to game, then

black screen, then to game, now with weird colors on part of the screen.

I rebooted and it would not go into windows, but when it tried to load

windows in normal mode, I still got only the black screen on boot up,

(black screen with short white horizontal lines in it, at 800x600 pixels

when starting up, and blue screen with same line problem and only

(800x600 pixels again), when trying to load windows. After it try's to

load windows, I get a blue screen, and white horizontal lines, when windows

is loading, then the screen goes all black, and can stay that way for hours

if you leave it on. Soft booted again, same problem, but now it stops at

"Windows Error Recovery", again in 800x600 pixels mode, and says to

fix the problem: 1. Insert your "windows installation disc", and restart

your computer. 2. Choose language, then 3. click repair your computer.

Well this machine was made at CyberPower,Inc, and they didn't give me

that disc. All they sent with the machine was a Recovery DVD-ROM. It

didn't give the option to "Repair your computer", just to reinstall

windows. Tried that to find my only option was reinstalling windows, I

did that and I was only left with 199GHz of space on my hard hard drive.

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A:Vista 64bit won't boot up in Normal Mode, black screen

Hi and welcome to TSF try booting in safe mode with networking this will allow you access to the net and then try going to the nvidia support site for your graphics card and download and install the latest updated driver

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Hi folks!

Unfortunately, my 2 year old pushed some buttons on my Lenovo B590 laptop and something isn't right. Upon start up, I get a black screen with a moving cursor. Ctrl+alt+del doesn't bring up the task manager.

I double checked the boot order in BIOS and that looks OK.

Restarting in Safe mode works.

I also updated the video drivers, and (strangely) I was able to restart in normal and everything looked fine. However, when I restarted again after that, I was back to the black screen in Normal.

I've been Googling all morning, and done what I've found. If anyone else has any other suggestions, I'd be grateful for them. And if you have any questions for me, please don't hesitate to ask.

Thanks!

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Hi guys,
i've got a problem thats driving me mad. i got my new system in the mail and was stoked to be playing new games on maximum settings untill i got a blank screen while loading windows on the 3rd day of owning it. Sometimes the screen will even turn off after i've entered my password and pressed enter. or even go a blueish green colour with no text or mouse cursor.

i did a little trouble shooting and think i've narrowed it down to the graphics card which is a xfx radeon hd 5850 xxx edition. which was abit of a shock because it's only been used for about 3 days... it will display fine on safe mode.

i can load all safe modes with no problems, then i disable the video device and can log into windows normal mode, i've got the latest driviers installed and tried unistalling them and installing the ones that came with the card to no avail..

i tried the windows repair but i think all it did was a system restore which didnt fix anything either..

any ideas on how i can pin point the problem so that i've got my homework done for when i talk to the manufacturer?

A:black screen at loading windows 7 64bit in normal mode

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Bigdannoz


Hi guys,
i've got a problem thats driving me mad. i got my new system in the mail and was stoked to be playing new games on maximum settings untill i got a blank screen while loading windows on the 3rd day of owning it. Sometimes the screen will even turn off after i've entered my password and pressed enter. or even go a blueish green colour with no text or mouse cursor.

i did a little trouble shooting and think i've narrowed it down to the graphics card which is a xfx radeon hd 5850 xxx edition. which was abit of a shock because it's only been used for about 3 days... it will display fine on safe mode.

i can load all safe modes with no problems, then i disable the video device and can log into windows normal mode, i've got the latest driviers installed and tried unistalling them and installing the ones that came with the card to no avail..

i tried the windows repair but i think all it did was a system restore which didnt fix anything either..

any ideas on how i can pin point the problem so that i've got my homework done for when i talk to the manufacturer?



Probably the video driver. Have you gone to the mfr site for the newest video driver?

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Yesterday I ran Malware Bytes and McAfee because I started to get random pop-ups when I normally do not. Both programs showed no problems. I also cleaned the disk space, which had not been done in a while. This morning, all icons were missing from the screen--it was just a blank black screen, so I shut down by pressing the power button. When I turned the laptop back on and I try to boot in Normal and Safe mode, it will not do so. With Normal mode, it goes to a blank black screen and does not even go to the "Windows Loading" screen. For Safe mode, it begins to list a bunch of drivers, etc, but it seems to get stuck with only half the screen filled with the list and will not move past that point.

I wish I could install HijackThis and run it as it has worked for me in the past, but I cannot even get my laptop to load.

I do not have an XP installation disc, but do have the Recovery Console on my boot up menu. I have tried running ChkDsk, FixMBR, FixBoot but to no avail.

Help!

A:XP will not boot in normal or safe mode--blank black screen

Can you do a CTRL+ALT+DEL and start a new task called explorer.exe?

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Okay, this is all using a computer that is property of my grandparents... My brothers sometime come here to play a game that requires a higher resolution on the monitor, so I suspect that may somehow tie into this problem.

When I restart Windows and try to run normal mode, it gets to the step right before user account selection and idles at a black screen. I also noticed that, on my monitor, the green light under the first icon (which I suppose represents an active display) goes off, opposed to how it is now (in safe mode with networking) where it's on.

I don't know why this is happening. Can anyone please help?
 

A:Solved: I'm getting a black screen after Windows (normal mode) boots!

If it's a resolution problem, does anyone know how I can change my NORMAL mode's resolution in safe mode? Maybe through the registry? I have no idea where the registry key would be at, though.
 

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I have been going crazy with these types of issues. Windows 7 boots to a black screen with a mouse cursor that I can move.  However I cannot boot into windows normally or in safe mode .  Things I have tried that have been unsuccessful are.
 

Sytem repair from OS disk
System restore (no restore points)
ChkDsk
Virus scans from Hirems boot disk
Fix Boot Fix MBR
Last known Good Configuration
Command prompt from os disk and checked HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon  Shell value = Explorer.exe  and userinit value = C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe
Mawarebytes PE bootdisk 
I'm sure I'm missing other things I have tried.   The only time I have been able to resolve these without reimaging is when there was a restore point.  I really need to figure out what I'm not doing before I end up losing it haha.  
 
Thanks for any help you can provide.

 

A:Black Screen with Mouse cursor only in both normal and safe mode

I will ask another that handles these non -booters to look here.

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Hi folks!

Unfortunately, my 2 year old pushed some buttons on my Lenovo B590 laptop and something isn't right. Upon start up, I get a black screen with a moving cursor. Ctrl+alt+del doesn't bring up the task manager.

I double checked the boot order in BIOS and that looks OK.

Restarting in Safe mode works.

I also updated the video drivers, and (strangely) I was able to restart in normal and everything looked fine. However, when I restarted again after that, I was back to the black screen in Normal.

I've been Googling all morning, and done what I've found. If anyone else has any other suggestions, I'd be grateful for them. And if you have any questions for me, please don't hesitate to ask.

Thanks!

A:Black screen with cursor in Normal, works in Safe Mode

Update: I just uninstalled the video drivers and reinstalled them. The first time I restarted, everything worked in Normal, but the second time I restarted, I was back to the black screen.

So, to recap, when I both updated and uninstalled / reinstalled the video driver, I was able to restart normally once, but not again. Very strange!

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When PC is idling, the screen turn into red, green, blue, white, black, and every time I need to turn off the machine. It says "the best driver software for your device is already installed" -  Intel HD Graphics. I have tried uninstall, install.  

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I posted this on the malware thread, too, but I'm not sure if it goes there or here:

My husband got HDD Control malware on his computer (XP SP2) this morning and has spent all day trying to get it off. He used a suggestion in the forum of trying Superantispywear and it seemed to work. However, after about 20 min of being able to use his computer again, it started to randomly play bits of audio (again), but he did have control of the computer again. That wasn't OK. He updated the SuperAntispyware and tried to scan again. He was skype chatting to friends during the scan and he decided to close some windows. The computer slowed to a crawl and he had to restart.

Well, we did various things to try and get it started (safe mode, etc), but the main problem now is that he can't get past the login screen. It's black w/ the white arrow. That's it. Nothing else.

He can get it to boot in save mode, but that's about it.

He doesn't have a Windows CD (his computer didn't come w/ it) so he can't use window's application.

any help is desperately needed!

Thanks,

Kara
 

A:Help! Login screen is Black w/ white arrow and can't start except safe mode

Hi Kara,

I got this trojan today too, and it took me all evening to fix.

First I tried Avast but I got part way into its scan twice and my computer shut down. For a while it wouldn't let me do anything, not even open Chrome to go online, but after another shut down and restart, it allowed me to open Chrome. This time I did not touch or try to shut the fake warning pop up.

I went to Microsoft.com and downloaded Microsoft Security Essentials (free) and scanned my computer. It took a long time but it found the trojan and then deleted it. After restarting, everything seems back to normal, I just had to delete the HDD Control desktop icon.

Maybe if you keep rebooting it will eventually restart so that you can do something. Otherwise, I'd take it to a repair place and see if they can get it to restart for you and then use Microsoft Security Essentials.

Good luck
 

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I have to fix a P4 1.70Ghz computer with XP Pro, and a 40GB HDD. I have no idea what happened to it previously. All I know is that it needs repair.

When I boot up, it goes through post, and memory check just fine. (I also notice that the screen resolution is out of wack, but I figure I can always fix that later.)

Sometime after the memory check the screen goes off and shows this red box saying something like "The input signals are nowhere to be found, monitor will shut down in # seconds." Usually it gives 7 seconds, shuts off, and then comes back on. I've restarted the computer many times - and it always happens in that sequence.

Then there's the HDD boot up. It always brings me to the "Last Known Good Configuration" screen where I must choose between Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Net, or Normal. I have gotten to the point where I've tried all of the above options, it gives me that white horizontal loading bar at the bottom, which reaches the other end - and hangs. I've left it on for hours, nothing ever comes on. The screen is perpetually black.

I've tried the bootable CD, which gets me past the load bar up to the trademark Windows XP black screen load bar. From here it takes me to a black screen, and I've sat there listening to the HDD to see if it's reading - but all I hear is silence.

I've also swapped the hard drive with a working 8GB drive, and I still get the same results. At this point I'm not quit... Read more

A:Boot issue - black screen after safe and normal mode selection.

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Hello. I've got a terrible problem with my Windows xp, which is that it loads up a Black screen in windows normal mode, as well as in safe mode. Only the mouse cursor is visible, and movable on the black screen, in both modes. This problem came up after I had run several anti-Virus and Spyware programs, such as TrojenHunter and AVG Spyware, and thereafter restarted my Laptop, to rid the system of the Damned Backdoor.Haxdoor virus. I don't know, but I suspect these programs may have deleted some system files when they were cleaning up the system. So basically, I can't even boot up in Safemode to resolve the problem, well I can, but there is nothing I can do because of the Black screen.
Please let me know of what I can do the make the system operational again. I don't want to loose important data on my computer.

HELP NEEDED

Thanks.

A:[SOLVED] Black Screen Problem in Normal AND Safe Mode after Virus

When you load up into windows (safe mode or otherwise) press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to bring up in the Task Manager.

From there go to File > New Task (Run...) > in the box that loads type
Code:
%systemroot%\explorer.exe
See if anything loads up, or if it gives you an error message let us know about it.

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i have two questions:
first, sophos antivirus found at least four trojans (Clicker-EK, Dorf-G, Dlena-A, Clickr-AB) and i really don't know how it even contracted those things! I haven't gone to any mysterious websites outside the ones I usually visit. What can I do to prevent them from even getting into my computer? i'm guessing i need a better firewall? cuz my sophos antivirus doesn't seem to have real-time prevention.

second and most important, my computer's been blue screening me frequently and it's so frustrating! previously, it got infected with brave sentry/spy sheriff and i think it's all gone. but lately, i keep getting the blue screen of death and it forces my computer to restart. i can never catch what the blue screen says but after it restarts, the windows error popup shows and asks me to send an error report to microsoft. the error report content says it's about "Mini052207-01.dmp and sysdata.xml" and when i send it, it takes me to this page that says i have a "device driver error". they don't have a fix for it but i was wondering if you all could give me some insight? it's really frustrating to be in normal mode because i can anticipate the blue screen of death forcing me to restart.

thank you.

A:Trojans, Blue Screen Of Death + Trouble In Normal Mode

See this link:How did I get infected?, With steps so it does not happen again!With regards to the BSOD, next time it happens copy down the error message (including all the numbers) and post it back here. That will help people indentify the cause of the problem.Another tip is to supplement your antivirus with occasional online scans, such as HouseCall.

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My Vista Home Premium 32-bit laptop (HP dv9207us)will not run except in Safe Mode since uninstalling Jetico Personal Firewall 2.0.0.34 beta through Control Panel/Programs and Features using using their included "BC Uninstall" on 9-14-07.

Windows crashed during the uninstall, with Blue Screen showing "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL", and:
Technical Information:
*** STOP: 0x0000000A (ox00000000, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0x823A4DAE).
I always get this blue screen when trying to start Vista in Normal mode.

Here is the Sequence of Events:
9-14-07
Uninstall Jetico Personal Firewall 2.0 through Control Panel/Programs and Features
(Jetico Uses "BC Uninstall" to remove program).
Windows crashed during uninstall. (First Blue Screen).
Windows restarted automatically, OK.
Ran Control Panel/Programs and Features again.
Jetico was still there, so I uninstalled it again.
The uninstall froze. I waited a long time, then shut down the computer normally.
Tuned on computer. Blue Screen crash and auto-restart.
I restarted in Safe Mode with Networking.
Blue Screen crash and auto-restart.
I restarted in plain Safe Mode, under a different Administrator Account, Successfully.
9-15-07
Still in Safe Mode, Ran Control Panel/Programs and Features again.
Jetico was still listed, with the mesage, "May have already been uninstalled", so I deleted it from the program list.
Tried to restart Windows in normal mode (Blue Screen again).
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A:[SOLVED] Blue screen when trying to start Vista in Normal mode

Hi buggywhip7


I believe your Hp has a restore partition that can do either complete or partial restores. You'd press the F10 key at startup to try either of those. [Did you create a Recovery Disk when you first brought the PC home?] If you have decent backups, you could go the complete recovery option - but you'll have to restore all data and programs added since you bought the PC. If you do a partial restore, use a date from before you installed Jetico.

Some other quicker-fix ideas ---
1) Try a run of the Vista version of Windows File Protection from Safe Mode --- http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833/en-us
2) You could try a run of Vista's "System Restore" from Safe Mode - again, choosing a restore point from before Jetico was installed.
3) I only recommend one Registry Cleaner, and only for severe cases like yours -- CCleaner. It might help cleanup after Jetico's mess. --- http://www.download.com/CCleaner/300...-10315544.html --- Run the Cleaning functions to clean temp files, then run the Issue functions to clean the Registry. Run the Issues functions until CCleaner reports "no issues found".

There are many reasons for the stop error you are receiving -- in many cases, they arise from troublesome drivers. Among the drivers that can cause that error are the drivers for your network device (onboard ethernet, wireless, or PCI card) -- I noticed that you blue-screen even in Safe Mode if you add the Networking support. Perhaps Jeti... Read more

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Having an issue with a laptop that has Vista installed.  I am getting the dredded black screen with movable white cursor.  There are no system restores available and I cannot start in Safe Mode.  I can start from a recovery disk to access the command prompt
 
I have seen many people running FRST in this forum for the same issue.  I was wondering if anyone would be able to try and assist me and, if they recommend me attempting to use the FRST program, I can post the results.

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So I built a new PC a couple of days ago, and everything has been running fine until recently. It started with my PC hanging on a blackscreen upon booting up. I believe it had something to do with a registry clean that I performed with CCleaner early.. After restoring my registry from a backup, I am now able to boot into Normal Mode again, but I am still unsure of what the cause was exactly. Also, is it recommended to run registry cleaning scans or should I just leave the registry alone?
My system specs:
Intel Core i5 4670K Haswel
GTX760
Asrock z87 Extreme4
8 gigs mushkin ram 1066
Windows 7 64-bit
I don't know if this will help, but I will include the two registry keys(copied from notepad) that I backed-up before running CCleaner:Key 1:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs]
"C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework\\v1.0.3705\\system.enterpriseservices.dll"=dword:00001000
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs]
"C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework\\v1.0.3705\\mscorrc.dll"=dword:00001000
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs]
"C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework\\v1.0.3705\\mscordbi.dll"=dword:00001000
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs]
"C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework\\v1.0.3705\\mscorsec.dll"=dword:00001000
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A:Windows 7 won't boot in normal mode (Black screen with movable curser after wind

FWIW:
 
Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons
 
Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.
 
 Per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Registry , “the Windows registry stores all application settings in one logical repository (but a number of discrete files) and in a standardized form.  The registry contains important configuration information for the operating system, for installed applications as well as individual settings for each user and application. A careless change to the operating system configuration in the registry could cause irreversible damage, so it is usually only installer programs which perform changes to the registry database during installation/configuration and removal.  If a user wants to edit the registry manually, Microsoft recommends that a backup of the registry is performed before the change.  Editing the registry is sometimes necessary when working around Windows-specific issues e.g. problems when logging onto a domain can be resolved by editing the registry.  The Windows registry can be edited manually using programs such as regedit.exe, although these tools do not expose some of registry's metadata such as the last modified date.”
 
Per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Registry_cleaner :  “A registry cl... Read more

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As the title says.
After system 'Repair' safe mode works 'BLACK' screen at normal reboot.

Win XP media edition sp 2 dell dimension e520

Could not boot up today "Windows\system32\config\system" file corrupted or missing.

Went for System "repair" --only problem I noticed was Dell restoration disc doesn't have SP2 -- Repair seemed to go ok, but at the end, the reboot got as far as the Windows Splash screen and then went Black-- no curser or mouse either -- nothing.

Several reboots --same thing.

Reboot to safe mode and --Voila -- I'm in --Took 30-40 seconds to get past the Black screen but I'm in.
Next reboot -was safe mode with Networking and here I am

All data and settings intact.

Yea !!

several mre tries to reboot normally result in a 'Black' screen.
Thought it may be video drivers but search for updated ones found nothing.
Is it possible that the 'Repair' took me back a step and the video drivers are to advanced for the system now -- so a roll back may work??


Am able to back up everything --
A reformat and fresh install not out of the question -- just hate to spend the time setting everything up again. Would very much rather repair what I have if possible.


Home all night and will be playing around with this -- all idea's greatly appreciated.

Bob

A:after system 'Repair' safe mode works 'BLACK' screen at normal reboot

Hi Zappafrank,

Since you are able to boot your computer into safe mode, back up your files ASAP just in case something else happens which can cause your files to be in-accessible. Boot the computer into the recovery console and try to fix the master boot record.

Hope everything works out well for you.

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