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Q: ASUS Black screen of death.

About a month Ago i got a computer virus that wont boot me into Windows 7. When i turn of my computer, it starts up with the computer logo, then freezes to a black screen with a blinking underscore in the top left hand corner not processing anything. I can't even go into safe mode, and Alt-Ctrl-Delete just restarts it. The most i can do is enter boot mode by pressing F2 and enter ASUS express Gate just fine. Does anyone have any tips or solutions for this? It would be very much appreciated by me and my family.

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Preferred Solution: ASUS Black screen of death.

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A: ASUS Black screen of death.

About a month Ago i got a computer virus that wont boot me into Windows 7.Did you run any scans that made system unbootable?Do you have your windows 7 DVD ? can you insert it and see if you can boot into recovery console?

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About a month Ago i got a computer virus that wont boot me into Windows 7. When i turn of my computer, it starts up with the computer logo, then freezes to a black screen with a blinking underscore in the top left hand corner not processing anything. I can't even go into safe mode, and Alt-Ctrl-Delete just restarts it. The most i can do is enter boot mode by pressing F2 and enter ASUS express Gate just fine. Does anyone have any tips or solutions for this? It would be very much appreciated by me and my family.

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Black screen of death from dad'said desktop Asus Essential cm1630 AMD Athlon II X2 220 / 2.8 GHz
Windows 7 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
I think this virus related, either an attempted ransom ware or file compression virus, but who knows
Typical bKsod, computer boots looks like windows is loading, but screen goes dark with white arrow cursor
F8 boots allow Task Manager to run
"All New task run" end with Windows task maker has stopped working messages, close program is only option
I have tried f8
Repair your computer system repair
"No restore points have been created
Start up repair
Startup repair could not find a problem
Command prompt
Sfc /Scannow
There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to continue
Requires a reboot which cancels the sfc
Tried F8
Enabled boot logging
Enabled low resolution video
Last known good configuration
Directory services restore mode
Debugging mode
Screen still black

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I have a one year old Asus S6F laptop. Was working fine up until this morning. Today I turned it on and nothing happens. The computer powers on (the green light is on and you can hear it trying to work), but the only thing I see is a black screen. I've rebooted a few times, and this black screen is all I get.

Any suggestions? Doesn't look good to me...
 

A:Asus laptop - black screen of death?

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Hello, Please can anyone help me, With my dead laptop? Asus Laptop- G6OJ, OS Windows 7.
When turned on it powers up, but that's All it does! Nothing else, well the fan turns on, the CD player spins, that is all......Thankyou-
 

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Last week the office manager at my job went to lunch and upon returning found her ASUS i5 laptop frozen solid.  She did a hard shut down and tried to restart, when the computer came back on, it was a black screen that said "failure to connect media".  I turned off the computer and removed the HD.  I plugged the hd into an external connection kit to my laptop and found that it was emitting a clicking sound and wouldn't load.. so I know the HD is bad.  I burnt Ubuntu to a DVD rom and put that into the computer, I then changed the boot method to booting from the DVD drive.  When the computer restarted it came up with a black screen with nothing on it.  I removed the DVD and tried to reboot, the same thing happened.  I went out and purchased a new HD and tried to reboot, the system lights are on, but still a black screen.  
 
I have taken out the battery, HD, and let the PC sit for about 30 minutes and then tried to reboot, same black screen.  Today I brought in a USB diagnostic tool and used it on the computer without the HD in it.  The code that displayed on the LCD was 'FF' which is a boot issue and usually points to the HD, correct?  I also plugged the laptop to an external VGA monitor, nothing came up, so I know the screen is not dead.  The laptop is only 9 months old.  
 
Right now the only thing useful I can use this PC for is a paper weight.  Any ideas on how to solve the issues at hand?  ... Read more

A:Windows 7 ASUS i5 HD failure and Black Screen of Death

Sounds like it may be a dead motherboard. Since it's only nine months old, I'd RMA it under warranty.

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I'm getting the black screen with movable cursor or KSOD (Black Screen Of Death) on Windows Vista.

What happens:
The system powers on.
POST
BIOS
Start windows normally
Windows splash screen
-> Black screen <-

What I can do:
I CAN enter BIOS and have reset the default settings.
I CAN press F8 to give me advanced boot options, but all options have the same result, apart from "Repair your computer".
I CAN load the "Repair your computer" option.
I CAN move the mouse around the screen.
I CAN press shift 5 times to get a dialogue to appear, but no control panel.
I CAN press the power button to shut down the system.
I CAN start up in safe mode, which is exactly the same, but with lower resolution.

I CANNOT seem to do anything else.

However, there are workarounds to accessing the hard drive:

I CAN use MSDaRT or the System Recovery Tool.
I CAN use the hard drive as an external USB hard drive on another machine.

What I've tried:
Startup Repair - Could not detect a problem.
System Restore - No restore points.
Windows Complete PC Restore - A valid restore location could not be found.
Windows Memory Diagnostics - No errors.
SFC Scan - No problems.
Stand alone system sweeper - No problems.
Hotfix Uninstall - Nothing to uninstall.

I also COULD do a partial or full "Packard Bell Recovery", which is essentially like reinstalling windows. I DO NOT want to do this.

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A:Black screen with movable cursor or KSOD (Black Screen Of Death) Vista

I think I saw this post aver at Toms but I also think you gave some additional info.
I think what may be going on it during the switch from the windows low res video driver to the driver used in normal mode.

Since you can get into safe mode try to go to device manager.
Start|right click computer|properties|device manager.
Look in the display adapter.
Is there a yellow exclamation mark there?
Or is it showing the video that you know should be there?
Please post the video that the machine uses and or the PB model.

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In need of serious help.*
To begin, I am stupid and haven't backed up any of my files so for now a windows reinstall is out of the question. (unless it's completely necessary) okay, so the problem: I was using my computer as normal. Then while on Google Chrome, it started getting slow and said "not responding" this happens all the time, to everyone so I waited and then the dreaded Blue screen of death appeared. Didn't get a look at what it said because it shut down almost immediately. After that it loaded as normal? Which is weird, I think. But got stuck after startup on the black screen of death. All I have is a cursor. Can't do ctrl+alt+del, can't load any of the safe modes. When I go on startup repair, it says "no restore points" on system restore and "could not detect a problem" on system repair or whatever it's called. There must be something to fix this?! :/ I live in hope that the whole system doesn't need to be wiped clean because as I said, I stupidly haven"t backed up my files.*

Can anyone help?? Please?

A:Stuck on black screen of death, after blue screen of death

this sounds like it should be a BSOD thread, post a seperate thread in the BSOD section following the posting instructions for BSODs, make sure you include the dump files, if you don't know how to do that, it should tell you in the BSOD posting instructions.

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I just got the new HP Envy a few days ago, and regularly every 30 minutes or every few hours I am getting a black or white screen of death. Leaving the computer on does nothing; though stopping it and restarting has always worked thus far. It is not overheating.

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Hi
My first time I had this BlackSOD problem was while playing BF3 , a few months ago, one day all good , next BlackSOD , the only way out, was a reboot , as keyboard and mouse where non- responsive. The only thing I had done was install an ATI 13.1 beta driver. I got rid of it and went for the normal one ATI driver 13.1
Since then I have come to suspect the drivers for ATI, ( now using 12.10 non Beta, tried ATI 13.1 ones still got the BlackSOD) & Razer deathadder when I was using the Synapse 2.0 version. I'm now using the legacy DeathAdder_driver_v3.05_Eng instead. Still getting BlackSOD.
But since I'm here posting , I would like know how to stop the BlackSOD. as would half the planet.
At this time 3/5/2013 my PC has been running for hours will out any problems , using the ATI 12.10 but last week , when I was using the ATI 13.1 drivers it took 6 attempts of trying to get the PC to stay ON.
As of the 3/5/2013 PC boots up with out any problems , Until of course I run anything like a GAME!. Then I can be certain a BlackSOD will happen at some point. like a few nights ago while playing BF3 for a few hours. BlackSOD in the middle of a game, The BF3 gamers nightmare!.
I tried to do an Up-grade using my Win 7 64 home , that is, keep all my stuff and let window re-install itself , but the Windows Compatibility Report comes but BLANK , only saying "An error prevented a required compliance check from completing. Cancel the installation... Read more

A:Black Screen of Death or Black Gaming Screen of Death

First things first update your BIOS it is very old:


Code:
BIOS Version: American Megatrends Inc. 1304 , 2/08/2011
Next uninstall the following it is likely doing more harm than good:


Code:
Start Menu\Programs\Wise Care 365
Start Menu\Programs\Wise Disk Cleaner Free
Start Menu\Programs\Wise Registry Cleaner Free
Start Menu\Programs\Wrye Bash
Next run some hardware tests the errors you are getting indicate possible hardware failure / defects:
Furmark will stress test your GPU
FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, Burn-in Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net





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FurMark Setup:
- If you have more than one GPU, select Multi-GPU during setup
- In the Run mode box, select "Stability Test" and "Log GPU Temperature" (BurnIn test in newer versions).
Click "Go" to start the test
- Run the test until the GPU temperature maxes out - or until you start having problems (whichever comes first).
- Click "Quit" to exit


Also report the temperatures of your GPU at idle, and when it maxes out during the stress test
Next run prime95 this will stress test your ram/CPU:
http://www.mersenne.org/freesoft/





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Prime95 Setup:
- extract the contents of the zip file to a location of your choice
- double click on the executable file
- select "Just stress testing"
- select the "Blend" test. If you've already run MemTe... Read more

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Hi been tying to solve BlackSOD for awhile now, can be very in frequent problem , then at other times, I will get a lots of Blacksod all at once.
PC will fail most of the day for days on end. Then Balcksod stops for while , like right NOW. Today PC booted no problems able to post.
Last night PC would not work at all, for hours. PC was going into a BlackSOD , when staring Windows. or soon after desktop appears.

Here are my specs: All compents where bought in 2011 at PC D.I.Y , store PC D.I.Y then built the PC. , not me :)

OS: win 7 64 bit Home premium , purchased at PC D.I.Y install by PC D.I.Y on the 17/01/2011 or thereabouts, ( reading off invoice).

AGE OF SYSTEM HARDWARE: All components where new when built on the 17/1/2011, or thereabouts.

AGE of OS: OS has not been re-installed since it was first installed, but have re-installed from a backup 12/12/2012 approx. ONCE, to try and stop BlackSOD. which started sometime in FEB/March 2013.

CPU: Intel 17650/3.00Hz/4.8GTs QPI/8M CACHE/LGA1366

GPU: ATI 6950 using ATI 12.10 version using older driver as 13.1 driver Blacksod still happened.

Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth-X58 LGA1366,6DDR3,SATA3,UBS3,RAID,RMGS-6GBRM

PSU: PWCO-HX-750 , Corsair HX-750 ATX Modular PSU 140mmFAn 80Plus sliver

CASE: Antec 900 Two Black ATX Tower Case, lots of fans

System manufacturer: ?
Exact mode number: ?

A:Black Screen of Death or Black Gaming Screen of Death

Hello,

How are the temps and voltage readings? If the PC is currently overclocked please reset back to defaults for testing purposes

Boot into the BIOS and post the temp and voltage readings. Usually Under Hardware Monitor,PC Health Status, or similar.

Once you have this info Install HWMonitor and take a screenshot of the program at idle and under load.

There could be a possible problem with the processor that could be caused by heat or voltage, or a bad CPU.

Download and install Prime95 (if you don't already have it installed) and perform the test
-Open Prime95 and choose Just stress testing
-Run each test (Small FFTs, In-place large FFTs, and Blend) for a few hours each to see if there are any errors produced or critical temps reached.

Code:
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Common Platform Error Record @ fffffa8008925038
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Record Id : 01ce475c64645785
Severity : Fatal (1)
Length : 928
Creator : Microsoft
Notify Type : Machine Check Exception
Timestamp : 5/2/2013 17:42:27 (UTC)
Flags : 0x00000002 PreviousError

===============================================================================
Section 0 : Processor Generic
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Descriptor @ fffffa80089250b8
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Hello everyone.

I have a Toshiba Satellite L450D-13X computer for the kids, and for the price it's a good laptop. Have had no issues with it until two weeks ago when the screen froze for the boys whilst playing a game and downloading a program from the net. Had to do a force shutdown and since then we have a BSoD on every boot-up. This is what we have tried:

On 'Starting Windows' we are given an option of either 'Launch Startup Repair' which ends up as BSoD or 'Start Windows Normally' which reverts back to the 'Starting Windows' option list.
Any attempt to enter 'Safe Mode' results in BSoD.
Attempting to boot an ISO of the Windows Recovery Disk on a USB key (we did highlight it and promote it to the top) results in BSoD. Borrowing a proper Window 7 installation DVD and highlighting this as an option results in BSoD.

In fact, the only option we used that threw up something different was using advanced boot options. On one of these options we got the Blue Screen of Death with the following information:

Unmountable_Boot_Volume
Disable Bios Memory Options such as caching/shadowing

Tech info

Stop: 0x000000ED (0xFFFFFA80023C2CDO 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185 0x0000000000000000 0x0000000000000000)

I don't mind erasing the hard drive and starting again, there's nothing on it that's critical. I'd very, very much appreciate a steer on this. Checked the web for stuff and nothing seems to assist in any other options. I am not particularly tech literate but can follow instructions.

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A:Black Screen of Death/Blue Screen of Death

Hi, malbekh; and welcome to the forum. Please read these threads and post back. We will be glad to help you.

[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-debugging/96879-blue-screen-death-bsod-posting-instructions.html

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i believe virus deleted a system 32 exe file it is a confident guess. I have a true black screen nothing at all comes up doesn't load anything no hot keys work. windows 7 hp laptop I need to know if I can get into bios if f keys don't work, cd repair disk don't work. what can I do power button and wifi button lights up on keyboard and fans are running but black screen no response. it is not a graphic card problem not a hardware problem at all. please help

A:Black Screen of Death true black no keys work at all!!!HELP

Do you see the bios splash screen?
Did you ever enter BIOS before, so you know how to do it?
Do you see the win7 animated welcome screen (prior to logon)?
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cd repair disc .... you mean this? System Repair Disc - Create

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Help! My ASUS X44H laptop w/ windows 7 has the blue screen of death. I have recovery discs from ASUS, but after the screen says "loading windows files" it returns to the blue screen which says
"a problem has been detected and windows shut down, etc...
PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA...blah blah blah, and
Technical information:***STOP:0x00000050 (0x87840000,0x00000000,0x8B879B13,0x00000000)
I welcome any ideas!
 

A:Asus laptop blue screen of death!

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Hey guys!

In the summer of '10, I bought an Asus K70ID notebook. When I first started it, everything seemed allright. But when I started installing software, the BSOD appeared.. There are weeks were I don't notice anything, and everything works good, but sometimes he just crashes 6 times in a row..

The message says that I have to delete newly installed files and try again, but I did, and the BSOD still appears.. It mostly appear when I use my processor a lot (iTunes, MSN, gaming etc.)

I phoned the story I bought it from, and they told me that I had to put it back to factory settings. I did, but still the BSOD appears..

Can somebody help me?

Specification:
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4400 @ 2.20GHz
Ram: 4GB
System:64 bits
Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) - pre-installed

PS: Sorry for the grammar mistakes, I'm Dutch

A:Blue Screen Of Death Asus notebook

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Hi,

I have an Asus U50A laptop running Windows 7 (64bit) Home Premium.

For the last 2 months I've been getting a blue screen that does a memory dump then crashes the computer. It doesn't happen every day, about 1x/week. I have already updated the machine and I think I updated all of the drivers, but I could be wrong about that.

I just scanned the computer and the results are attached. Anyone that can provide some analysis and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I'm close to just getting rid of the computer and starting fresh.

A:Blue Screen of Death on Asus Laptop

Hi,

Try the solution listed here: -

Bluescreen, MpFilter.sys driver - Microsoft Community

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thread title:
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) - ASUS GTX 760 & DirectX
New Post: 8/17/2014 in TSF BSOD, App Crashes And Hangs Forum
A:
BSOD - system crashes in detail:
I am Black & Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) over "DirectX Graphics Kernel" / dxgkrnl.sys+5d140 conflict with ASUS GTX 760 & DirectX.

Seems to be related to:
driver for Samsung Monitor

B:
basic System Information:
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OS: Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit (Service Pack 1)
? Is original installed OS (I purchased OEM version from Fry's )
- Is new Hardware and OS installation (Date : 2014-0509)
CPU: Intel Core i7-4771 CPU @ 3.50GHz

Video Card: Graphics card
ASUS GeForce GTX760-DC2OC-2GD5
Video Memory GDDR5 2GB

MoBo: EVGA Z87 FTW 141-HW-E877-KR
RAM: 8 Gb DDR3 1600Mhz DU Corsair
Power Supply: Corsair RM650 650w PSU
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also:
DirectX version: 11.0
Monitor: DVI-I to VGA Adaptor to KVM to Samsung
SAMSUNG Monitor Model Name: SyncMaster 912N

Virtual Machines:
Windows XP Mode (Virtual Windows XP)
Oracle VM VirtualBox
VPN
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

So far I have ruled out:
hardware: ok
This is a BRAND NEW Hardware (bought at Fry's, & assembled by their Tech).
This is a BRAND NEW OS installation (by me**), as of (Date) May09-2014.
I installed all drivers for all the equipment. Ditto for any / all company updates!
I ran &qu... Read more

A:Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) - ASUS GTX 760 & DirectX

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Note:I have switched from :
BSOD dxgkrnl.sys+5d140 DirectX Graphics Kernel
BSOD dxgkrnl.sys+5d140 DirectX Graphics Kernel
to this thread title (Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) - ASUS GTX 760 & DirectX ) .

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Keyboard and signal light are lighting,, fans run for a short time,, then stop.Need helps. I do a lot of steps that learn from internet like 1. Click the power 30 s 2.reconnect the cmos battery 3.bios resetBut no one idea workssss,, computer still at black screen and the system can't run. 

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Hello.

Just today, I turned on my computer and got the blue screen of death, so I restarted my PC. Then a black screen came up saying "Windows could not start beacuse the following file is missing or corrupt : \windows\system32\config\system."

You can attempt to repair this file by putting the winxp cd in etc...

Now when i turn on my computer there is just a black screen showing, with nothing at all on it.

Any ideas anyone?

Thanks very much for your help.
 

A:Blue screen of death, boot problems, black screen startup

It's a nasty error that requires some persistance and resourcefullness to overcome without a clean install.

If you have a Windows CD or have the recovery console installed, you might want to have a go at these directions.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;307545

Forum example of a successful recovery here:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=195985
 

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Hi, thanks for checking my question. I haven't found an answer to my particular situation:

Dell xps m1430 laptop w/vista (32).

It all started with a blue screen w/scrolling text after the fated restart. The blue screen text said "if this is the first time you've seen this message..." and then comp restarted, again showing the blue screen, then restarted into windows repair mode, after repair mode tried to fix the problem comp restarted, then the screen went black / blank right after the little windows loading animation (where the bar keeps moving from left to right and there's a small windows logo).
It all happened fast, so there may have been steps I forgot, but that's the jist of it.

Now screen always goes black / blank during startup after the windows loading animation, so I can't start windows in normal mode.
I can start in safe mode if I manually force shutdown by holding the power button, so I'm not imploding with fear... ok I am.

Possible causes:
1. This occured right after installing 11 vista updates (that restart was when I saw the blue screen)

2. Also occured the restart after running a patch called "Vista TCP/IP and UAC AutoPatch 6.0" I downloaded it from softpedia, the developer was listed as defcon, and their website listed was securevista.net, but the site is down(I found this out after the problem occured). The patch had lots of positive reviews, and lots of people on other sites also suggest using it to re... Read more

A:Solved: Black screen of death at startup, all began with a blue screen

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I built my new system,
and I'm trying to install windows so I can use it.
But it keeps showing blue screen of death whenever I try to install windows.

I only have windows xp CDs.
So I'm trying to install windows xp SP2 by booting from my DVD drive/rom thing.
and it tries to boot and the cd in the dvd rom starts turning.
but after all that system configuration stuff shows up on the bottom of the screen and it says "setting up windows files" or w/e..and its trying to go into the partition menu....

it suddenly just shows blue screen.

I don't know what I can do.

Here are my specs:

-Asus P8P67 pro motherboard.
-Intel i5 2500k cpu.
-WD Caviar Black 1TB hard drive.
-G.Skill DDR3 PC3-17066 2133MHz ram.
-ATI HIS HD2600XT dual link dvi graphics card.
-Corsair TX750W Power supply

I tried 2 different windows xp SP2 cds..
both of them worked on my old computer.
but its not working on my new one.

The boot priority is set to my DVD rom.
and my Hard drive shows up on the boot menu as well.
so its not that..

also i took a camera photo of the bluescreen error.
i cut out the top, cuz its usually the same thing.
"a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down....blah blah blah"

ill attach the photo here.
please help me out.
its very urgent.
thanks.

(also i actually installed windows on this new hard drive (WD Caviar Black 1TB) using my old computer (old computer's cd rom uses the old IDE CD-ROM Drive Ribbon which my... Read more

A:[SOLVED] [URGENT] ASUS P8P67 Pro BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH

That blue screen error is because the Windows disc you're using doesn't have the correct drivers to support your hard drive. If you have a floppy drive, you can download the Mass Storage drivers for your mother board to a floppy disc and press F6 when prompted by Windows setup.

You could also go into your BIOS setup and change your SATA operation to Compatible mode (may be worded differently) for the installation. Or you can download the storage drivers and slipstream them into your install disc with nlite

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The issue started a few hours ago when I was playing League of Legends, specifically when the game has finished its loading and crashed to Desktop which is a common problem on my laptop. As usual I would restart the game, but before I could do that explorer.exe crashed, my entire Desktop has turned to the familiar transparent whitish filter before the "Explorer.exe has crashed" message popped out, which was peculiar at the time because this is the first time it had happened.

So I allowed the program to restart, it didn't. So I shut down via holding down the power button and rebooted the laptop. It went into Startup Repair, and did its automated repair, so I let it repair while I did my stuff. When I returned, the repair had completed and it booted the laptop into the infamous Black Screen of Death with a movable mouse cursor. This is right before I could log on to my user account, and I decided to search for solutions initially on Google using an available PC.

Most of it didn't work, for starters, booting up to Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking and Last known Good Configuration brought me to the same movable mouse cursor with black screen combo. Safe Mode with Command Prompt has the same problem, and the Command Prompt does not appear.

After which, I accessed the Repair menu with the F8 button right after the BIOS loads and tried every option. First, Repair Your Computer did not work as it couldn't find any problems after the first initial repair it did. Syste... Read more

A:Black Screen of Death with Mouse Cursor before Login Screen

having the same problem here on my toshiba satellite L655-1je laptop. did everything srwalpha did but to no avail. hence, bumping this up for help pls...

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I've having an issue that I think some ppl had, windows 8 crashing going to blue screen of death or blank black screen and then it restarts by itself, also I have noticed that it says repairing disk in D:/

I have one SSD 120gb in the C:/ which it host the operating system and some minnor programs, in a HDD which is my D:/ drive there I have my games.

ASRock 990FX Extreme 9
AMD FX 8350
Kingston Hyper X 120GB SSD
WD black 500GB HDGB HDD
Corsair Vengeance 8gb Ram 2133Hz
Windows 8

Thanks for the time, if more info is needed I willl gather it and post it

A:How do I fix windows blue screen of death and black screen

Update, seems that some tweaking did fix the problem, go to search and type power, in the left click on the one that says change what power buttons do, then uncheck the box that it says turn on fast startup (recomended) then save changes and a restart and youre done -at least for me it worked-

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I am running windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit and facing with a big problem,I suppose.
-Black screen sometimes appears after windows is starting(after this)
-Blue screen of death always appears when I am trying to connect for more than 7/8/9/10 times on some of wireless networks,and very rarely appears when I'm playing a game or doing something on the internet.
-Some programs freeze sometimes such as Firefox,DivX Player,Winamp...
Please help me guys!
 

A:blue screen of death,black screen,freezing...

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While attempting to restore a previous backup of my system (with Norton Ghost 15), I got an error, and the system rebooted. Upon reboot, I get the black screen of death with just the cursor instead of the usual login screen. I have tried the following thus far:
These all give me the black screen of death with movable cursor:boot in safe mode
boot in safe mode with networking
boot in safe mode with command prompt
last known good configuration

I did an initial system startup repair which went through and said it repaired it, rebooted, but no change.
I did a pre-boot diagnostic test - nothing
memory test - nothing
tried restoring from restore point, but it says I don't have any (LIES! BLASPHEMY!)
tried restoring from restore point on external disk - seemed okay, then failed.
chkdsk - found some stuff, fixed it, no change.
tried ctrl+alt+del on black screen of death - nothing
Now, I know that the hard drive itself is alright, that is, the information is still all there still. While I can't give you exact specs, I can tell you that I am on a Dell Studio XPS running Win7 home premium 64 bit. I'm at a loss as to what else to do. Despite being a black screen, with just a movable cursor, the system still appears to be running, as every few minutes, it will show the "thinking" cursor, where it shows the little circle next to the arrow. If anyone has any tips or suggestions, it would be greatly appreciated.

hugs and kisses,
Amplitude

A:Black Screen of Death during boot, before login screen

hi,

Known issue some users have it others don't did you try Why is my screen black when I start Windows 7? or this mentions a "black screen of death" fix but i would be verry carefull running executable files from unknown sources

Windows 7 Black Screen Of Death Fix

also this http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2009/12/01/windows-7-bsod-black-screen-of-death-freeze-and-potential-fix/

but it also points to external sources microsoft should fix the issue or that *.exe should be authenticode signed so you have a way to verify it's trustworthy.

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Hello

I have a computer running Windows 7. Last night the computer was running fine. This morning when I turn it on, i get a black screen. To fix the problem I conducted a system restore. After it finished restoring, the computer restarts and everything worked fine. To make sure if everything was in working order, I restart it again. After the "Starting Windows" screens comes up, I get the Blue Screen of Death. I can't even read what the error says because the computer just restarts itself. I did not connect anything new to the computer. I performed a hardware diagnostics to see if it was a hardware failure but no error was found. I can't even get into safe mode. The SFC.exe will be my next step.

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The SFC.exe did not work either.

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Problem:
1) When booting the computer, after the motherboard splash screen the screen turns black and nothing happens. Everything is still on and the fans are running.

PC Spec's:
Motherboard: Asus M4A78-E SAM3 780 ATX
Processor : AMD Athlon II X4 620 2,6GHz 2MB, 95W, AM3
RAM: Corsair 4GB DDR2 800MHz/Cl5/XMS2-6400
Graphics (x2 Crossfired): XFX PCIe HD5750 512 MB
Power supply: Corsair VX 450W
HDD1 (Windows 7 (64) installed): HD500GB Samsung SP SATA-2 7200RPM Spinpoint F3
HDD2: 250GB storage
DVD: DVD RW Samsung 22X DL

This PC has been in use for approximately a year.

Facts:
1) When I turn the power on, all fans start running like they normally do
2) Using the ASUS Express Gate splashtop that launches before the motherboard splash screen I'm able to browse all my files on both harddrives
3) Pressing DELETE at the motherboard splash screen takes me to the Bios Setup Utility, which I can navigate
4) At the Bios Setup Utility, it says that the Primary IDE Master and Primary IDE Slave are "Not Detected". Not sure if this is significant.
5) According to the Bios Setup Utility it should attempt to boot from the correct HDD. Trying to boot from the second HDD yields the same results.
6) Pressing TAB at the motherboard splash screen to view BIOS POST Message only leads to the same black screen
7) Switching the monitor made no difference
8) The monitor can't find a signal from any other ports

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A:Motherboard splash screen - then black screen of death =(

I went into the Bios Setup Utility and reset to factory defaults. I then changed the boot order so that I would boot from DVD before HDD. For some reason this did it. It now works. Maybe it just needed time to rest? Because this hardly sounds like the solution to my problem.

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So for the past 2 weeks I've been crashing none stop usually after playing game for about an hour or just browsing or watching a movie, its a mixture of Page fault in none page area, Memory management, IRQL not less or equal, among others. I don't know whats causing the crashes or any help would be greatly appreciated. i had this laptop for since early december 2009.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II Dual-Core Mobile M500, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3836 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series, 320 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 291444 MB, Free - 24376 MB; D: Total - 13495 MB, Free - 2249 MB; F: Total - 99 MB, Free - 95 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3642
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Disabled
 

A:Blue screen of death, Freezing, and black screen

Have you installed anything lately? There could be some program or service doing something that isn't needed.
How's the case temperature? Perhaps it's running too hot.
 

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Hi everyone,

after houres searching and trying I can't figure out this problem...
And I'm hoping someone of you can help me out

My problem...
I'm stuck with the "Black screen of death".
I get the black screen with the white arrow that I can move, but I can't do anything else.

I've already tried the following:
- ctrl + alt + del to open task manager and open explorer.exe (no luck)
- ctrl + shift + esc (no luck either)
- Used my Vista cd to "repair my computer". (No boot problems found)
- Ran a checkdisk -r and -f from the repair console (nothing changed)
- Used the commando bootrec /FixMbr + /FixBoot + /BuildBcd (nothing)
- checked my RpcSs in the regedit.
- changed my Logs map to Logs_bad and created new Logs map (c:\Windows\System32\winevt)
- Tried to boot in safe mode (the same problem as standard boot)
- Put the HDD in an external case and checked on virusses (nothing there)
- Changed the permission to everyone (HDD in external case)
- Used GParted Live to see if the correct partition was flagged with "boot". (was so)
- Tried system recovery to a point back (it says there were no points, while I created a few a while back)

And that's about it...
I've found some other options to try, but all the others require that you can get task manager running.

Does anyone have an idea what I can try next ?
Beside reinstalling my complete system ?

Thanks in advance
And sorry about my bad English...

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HI,

I am getting frequents black screen of deaths.

Very few times, what I see is Black screen while working on After effects or browsing internet or watching movies, today I got 2 black screen while playing multilayer MW3 and even on Batman.

What it does?
The screen goes black and CPU is running. Keyboard lights goes off.
1 in 10 times I see that whole system gets restarted again.

Graphic driver is latest updated.
CPU temp are 30-34 C idle and 45 C while playing games
Mobo temps around 38 C normal, 50 while playing games.
RAM are okay in MemTest.

I recently tested my system with Performance test with all test and it shows result as 2022.4
http://s29.postimg.org/icsp0avav/Untitled.png
What can be the issue of black screens?

I checked my CPU it has black lines.. See images.
I tried to rub it with cloth and it was getting off, is that dust? Will that effect? If yes, then how can I clean it in a better way? Is this CPU is issue?

http://s28.postimg.org/74qwvz9h9/DSC_0003.jpg
http://s28.postimg.org/eainyfikd/DSC_0007.jpg
My system specs:
Mobo: ASUS M4A88T-M
CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T BE
CPU Cooler: CM Hyper 212 EVO
GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti DS Superclocked
PSU: Seasonic Gold X 650W
2 HDD
12gigs RAM

Dump files:
http://1drv.ms/1nL0qVj
 

A:Black screen of death.. HELP!

remember my son having black screens playing dayz,turned out to be graphics card,suggest try a different one
 

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Yesterday I was watching something on my computer (I use VLC to watch movies) when my Spybot started acting up. It popped up a billion warnings (they're not really warnings though, more like "Do you want to allow this application...etc etc") - one of them was "regedit" but it contained no information in the details nor did it say what this was linked to. I didn't start up any programs, nor did I install anything new in the last few weeks. So I pressed "no" (as in 'do not allow this application') because I didn't know why I got so many pop ups all of a sudden.

Then everything slowed down significantly so I decided to restart. When I restarted everything seemed fine. I finished my work last night and closed the laptop (I don't usually shut it down, it just goes to sleep when I close it) This morning though it was completely frozen, I had to restart it manually.

It got to the log in screen. I logged in. And after that, all I could see was a black screen with the cursor (which I could move) Task manager wasn't coming up. Nothing was working.

After that I had to go to work. Just went back home (since I live across the street) during lunch to try and fix it. I tried going into safe mode but same thing happens. Blank screen. Task manager doesn't work. I tried going back into regular mode. Again, black screen but this time task manager worked. I manually opened explorer.exe through task manager. I did a system restore. Same problem though but ... Read more

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Im having trouble with this computer, pretty much at every step, it went from a simple upgrade of the motherboard and processor to upgrading processor, mb, memory, and case. Heres some details, i purchased a mb, cpu and memory of ebay off ebay, it guarenteed the mb worked fine...it got here and the processor was shot, it still booted but once windows started loading, it froze, then i checked bios and it was running at 186 degrees...so i tossed the processor and the fan. I got a upgrade of the processor from AMD XP 1600+ to 2100+ and a new fan. Put it in and black screen of death (nothing at all). I removed the SCSI cables and removed the memory to see if i got any beeping from the internal speaker but nothing at all...the motherboard doesnt have on board video, so im using a AGP expansion card for that...any suggestions?

Ive also took out the new processor and put the old one back in and i still get nothing. I also realized that BIOS needed to be flashed to use the new processor, but i havent done that yet...
 

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Alright I just got a new PC on Thursday and everything was going well untill Yesterday, I don't know if this is a hardware issue or a issue with my OS or what but as I have been playing World of Warcraft (only time it has happened so far). My Monitor will just go black the No Signal box will pop up and my computer freezes with nothing I can do but hard boot it back. It happened after I was playing for about 4 or 5 hours on sunday and then repeatedly after that point probably within 30 minutes or so of trying again.

Here are my Specs:

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400(3.0GHz)
64 bit Dual Core Processor
6MB L2 Cache
4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 800
500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM HDD
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 512MB PCI Express Video Card
Realtek ALC883 Audio
Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit
ASUS P5N-E SLI Motherboard
NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI Chipset

Anyone have any ideas let me know.
 

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I just tried to install a biochemistry tutorial and netter antomy atlas to my pc. Once i peformed the restart I get a promp that says lsass.exe entry point not found. The procedure entry point _resetstkoflw could not be found in the dynamic libary msvcrt.dll. The the same this pops up again only under system.exe. I know that when i tried to install the programs they replaced my msvcrt.dll. After i push ok I get a blank screenand a cursor that is all. The same thing happens in safe mode. Now I just need to replace it with the original one. However I don't have a recover disk to do this. So is there any other way to fix my problem? Is there a way i couls replace it via a flash drive? Thanks guys.

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I was installing some updates for XP and I had to do it over three days because it took so long on dial-up but dsl has not reached my area yet. After it was downloaded/installed I was playing some music on the windows media player when all of a sudden the screen went black. I have played this same music for months so I don't think that it was the cause. I can try to boot-up, but all I hear is the fans going. The monitor show "no signal, going to sleep". I would like to know before I take it to the shop if this is that infamous black screen of death. Would it be worth it to get it repaired? Any info on the subject would be appreciated.
 

A:Is this the black screen of death?

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So the other day (yesterday) I was using my computer as I do almost everyday and was playing the game WorldofWarcraft then my comp froze, nothing worked, no mouse pointer or anything.

I had to do the Hold Power button for 6 seconds to turn off method., Restarted it, then it opened fine. Then I opened WoW and got (don't remember exactly what it said to my annoyance) a error message I think saying it couldn't find the video drivers or something.

So I restarted it again, and then opened WoW, and got a black page with mainly green and blue Vertical lines on it and again at that page, the system froze up.

F**k I said to myself, not good, so 1 more time I turned it off and restarted it, only to find out that Nothing would appear on my monitor, Not only would nothing appear but as its a newish flat screen, it showed me the Message "Searching for Signal" aka no signal, as if it wasn't plugged in (yes I checked, its plugged in).

I wasnt 100% sure where to post this but figured this is a good place to start.

If anyone has any ideas what this could be PLEASE post a tell as im poor and cant afford to buy a new computer.

Specs
Pentium 41.5Ghz
1x 512 Kingston SDRam, 1x (xyz brand) 256Mb SDRam
ATI Raedon 9250 128Mb Video Card
1x 80gig 7200 HD
1x 60gig 7200 HD

(dont know Mobo specs and if ya need any other info Pls just ask and ill try to find it out)

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A:Black screen of Death

well, im going the cheaper route and going to replace my video card, the one Im gettng is a PCI-E card, Im not sure this is the correct one, does anyone know how one checks whether or not this is the correct one,

the new one will be a ATI X1650, and my old, now kapoot one is a ATI Raedon 9250.

Thanks
 

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Hello, My sister has a computer with a BSOD (black screen of death). I have tryed opening Task Manager with CTRL-ALT-DEL but it will not work. Besides reinstalling, Any ideas?
It started when Roblox was installed,using Windows 7 Home Premium N

A:Black Screen Of Death.

Did you have any errors installing/using Roblox?
Oh, and it's BLUE Screen of Death, not BLACK

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I was using my computer this evening, when it suddenly started shutting down. Realizing that earlier in the day I was getting prompts that my computer needed to be restarted so that updates would install, I realized that must have been what was happening. The computer restarted, installed the updates, then I believe it restarted again. It went to a black screen where it looked like it was loading drivers (which I have seen recently after other updates). I don't know if it was then or not, but I know the computer shut itself off, much like what would happen if it were overheating. I know overheating was not the case in this instance, as I had only had the computer on for a few minutes. When I tried to restart the computer, nothing happens. All the lights come on, and it sounds as if it's starting up, but no windows screen, no BIOS, nothing, so I can't even start in safe mode. I am thinking I have a botched update, but I don't know what I can do, if anything to fix the situation. Can anyone provide any help (or hope)?!!

I think my Vista is Home Premium 32 bit. The last software install I did was Firefox 5, but that has been over a week ago.
 

A:Black Screen (of death?)

Hi you might try a start up repair http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Startup-Repair-frequently-asked-questions
 

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So im having some trouble with startup. Once I startup my computer, the console message on normal startup comes up with different options for a few seconds then leaves. Normaly the windows logo pops up right after it and loads everything and then the login screen appears. However, the windows logo never pops up as well as the login screen. Its just a black screen as if windows isnt even on my computer.
I will say beforehand i was trying to reset my computer and just keep all the core files (mainly cause i was sick of all the clutter) each time i tried it would get to the start of the reset, go to about 20% then say that it was unable to complete the restart process. Did i somehow delete windows and only windows from my computer?
 

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Problem, my brother did not have the genuine windows. After fixing it up I updated all his windows updates. Usually it would stop him at sp3, because it did not recognize his windows as genuine. But after fixing it up, it let me download sp3, I installed it, restarted, then the comp made a peeping noise and displayed nothing on the monitor. I know its not even going into windows because his little screen on his keyboard shows nothing. I have more then a few windows disc, from old computer and from work. So it would be no problem installing windows if I needed too. So my guess is maybe I can put a flash drive into the comp upon start up and perhaps reroll to where it was at yesterday before the sp3 installation. I have no clue if something like this can be done.
I tried unplugging the power to reset the video card resolution with no avail, I also attemped tapping f8 with no results.
 

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so i have a windows 8 laptop and every once in a while the screen goes black and its unresponsive and i have to manually turn if off and restart it now i have looked up this problem and it says i need a windows 8 disk and i dont have one soo idk wat to do help
 

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Hello,

I am having terrible problems with what seems to be only occuring in my Incredimail program. Every time I open an email/click a link/edit settings...etc., my pc reboots itself. I am using Windows XP Home as my OS. Here is my HJ log just in case it's not just Incredimail. I have totally uninstalled and then reinstalled Incredimail and it is still occuring:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:37:41 PM, on 6/7/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MultiAppNT.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1133319488\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\PPControl.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\PPMemCheck.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\CookiePatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\progra~1\yahoo!\YCentral\YahooCentral.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MICROI~1\INTERN~1\KEMailKb.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\MICROI~1\INTERN~1\KPDrv4XP.EXE
C:\Program Files\eBay\eBay Toolbar2\eBayTBDaemon.exe
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Hello to everyone. I have a problem with my pc unfortunately im not good enough to fix it and i would need a lot of help.

My pc shows me the black screen of death as soon as i go online. usually within 5 minutes of me going online. I would need to manually reset it to turn it back on since it lokos to be in standby mode

It doesnt happen as long as im not online though.

I can usually prolong it by changing the firewall settings of my Pccillin to Maximum but it still goes black after 15 minutes.

I dont have all the specs of my PC but the ones i have are:

1Gb of Ram
Inno3D Geforce 8500GT 512mb DDR2
Intel Core 2 Duo E6320 (1.86Ghz) LGA775
Windows XP

I know this isnt much but if anyone can point me in the right direction it would be great!

If there are other information that you guys would need then please just reply to this and i will try to get it.
 

A:Black screen of death

I ran the antivirus and it shows that pccillin is infected. I have reformatted and reinstalled everything. i even tried to run it without any security software and it still gives me the black screen of death as soon as i go online.

what should i do?????
 

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     Hi I recently started up my desktop and suddenly it was a black screen with only the cursor. There was nothing I can do, can't get into task manager or anything. I tried going into repairs during the startup and tried system restore and the others but no go. Safemode does not work either same black screen issue. We tried putting in a Vista upgrade disk in but after you click on install vista, I recieve a message stating "A required CD/DVD drive device is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB, please insert it now." I was about to try and download the driver from the hp site and put it in the usb, but I believe I need to have the files in the usb not the setup.exe.
 
Any help is much appreciated!
 
 
 
Computer:
HP Pavilion Elite m9715f
Windows Vista home premium x64
8 GB
AMD Phenom x4 9650 Processor
750 GB Hard drive

A:Black screen of death

One option would be to try to do a System Restore from the System Recovery Options.  The instructions below you will create a bootable recovery disc which will eventually take you to the System Recovery Options which includes System Restore.  Disregard the instruction for the Command Prompt, that is for a different issue.
 
 
These instructions apply to both Windows Vista and Windows 7.
 
If your have a Windows Vista or Windows 7 installation disc start with step 2.
 
Step 1.  Create a Windows Vista or Windows 7 Recovery disc.
 
Download a legal Windows Vista Recovery ISO image here. 
 
Download a legal Windows 7 Recoverry ISO image here.
 
You will need to burn the ISO file to a CD or DVD, please downlaod ImgBurn and install it.
 
Insert a blank CD or DVD into your CD/DVD drive.
 
Open ImgBurn, and click on Write image file to disc.
 

 
Click on the Browse for a file icon:
 

 
Locate the ISO file, and click on the Open button.
 
Click on the blue arrow to start burning bootable disc.
 

 
Step 2.  Place the disc you created in the tray of your CD/DVD drive, close it and reboot the computer.  
 
Notice:  You may need to change the boot order in the BIOS to make the CD/DVD drive the first device.
 
At the first screen click on Repair your computer.  
 

 
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Hello everyone.

I have had for 3 years laptop Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo PI 2540 running Windows Vista 32bit /preinstalled and regulary updated/ with AVG antivirus. Never had any problem until recently.

I got BSOD, but before I was able to read it the screen dissynchronized and laptop freezed. I forced to shut it down, then switched it on again. Windows gave me option to start it normaly and so I chose. Everything worked fine for a couple of hours and it happened again. This time before screen dissynchronized I caught a glimpse of following: "Windows shuts down to prevent loss of data. A program tries to modify video driver...".

I restarted laptop as before and used old rescue point. It worked for a a few hours and then again - dissynchronized BSOD, so I restarted it again /by same procedure as before/ and went to Advanced Start Up section where I ran diagnostic. When I hit Windows Memory diagnostic tool screen went black.This time screen stayed black even after restart./Could not even enter bios but according to HDD light and sound PC tried to start up./

I connected another screen to laptop and it was also very disynchronized and I was not able to see anything.Forced laptop to shut it down disconnected battery, RAM, HDD and after a while reconnected and tried to run it. Again black screen.

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Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Ok so my friend gave me his laptop so i could fix it but I cant seem to be able to so i need sum help from the community.

Laptop: Toshiba Satellite L305 - s5883
OS: Vista 32 Home

On boot it loads the BIOS then goes onto loading vista. NO splash screen just a black screen with a cursor(active) i can move the cursor around.

UNABLE TO:
1. Ctrl + Alt + Delete (nothing happens absolutely nothing pop up no task manager or login nothing)
2. Booting into safe mode + command prompt (nothing pops up not even the CMD) just the black screen with cursor agian
3. Booting from vista disc (again nothing happens it loads vista then black screen nothing shows up) and yes i changed boot
order to CD first
4. I even attempted to do a clean install with windows 7 (loaded windows 7 no splash screen just a black screen)

BIOS:
Detects hard drive/ram/cpu so i do not believe it is a hard ware issue but i could be wrong.

possibly a corrupt bios? (never delt with this before so if it is could some one give me step by step instructions on how to fix it plz)

so i need your guys help with potential fix can not do a reformat as i can not boot from the discs no CMD or safe mode or task manager :*(
 

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