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Holding X240 by bottom left hand corner causes screen to black out and flicker

Q: Holding X240 by bottom left hand corner causes screen to black out and flicker

Not sure if anyone has this problem.When I lift up the laptop by the bottom left hand corner (on the left of the track pad), the screens blacks out and flickers.No way to recover except to power off.I tried to repeat by lifting it on the right side of the pad. No issue.Hardware problem?Any advise is greatly appreciated.

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A: Holding X240 by bottom left hand corner causes screen to black out and flicker

Hi, I had this problem several times as well. First time it happened was I picked up my x240 (with lid open) from the corner to the left of the trackpad, and the screen flickered and crashed. The x240 crashed the same way when I was using the x240 on my lap, while resting my left elbow to the left of the trackpad, supporting my chin reading the a document on the screen. I think the crash happens when there's pressure to the area to the left of the trackpad. It would be great if anyone else could replicate the same problem, and hopefully somone can find a fix!

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I don't know if this is the correct place to post this question. My daughter was using my MSI laptop and when she tried to start the computer all that came up was a black screen with the cursor in the upper left corner. She selected the restore option which came up because the other options would not do anything.

Is there any possible way to recover my files, pics, etc. or is it just gone now? I'm really upset because I had five years of photos of my grandchildren. =(

Any help at all is greatly appreciated.
 

A:Black screen w/ only the cursor in the left hand corner

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For a couple of months now I have had small square ads appear in the bottom part of my browser windows (all browsers on this machine... chrome IE and Firefox) Below is a screenshot of said ads.I have run everything I can think of... MalwareBytes, TDSS killer, my native McAfee, Combo Fix, RogueKiller... Poured over Hijack this logs... Usually something is found virus wise as a randomly named alphanumeric.exe program in the Roaming folder of my User ApData section. As per forum instructions, I am not including any reports in this thread, just let me know if I can provide anything to help. I'm at my wits end on this one.Oh, and operating Windows 7

A:Ads in bottom left hand corner of browser

Hello, Having run Combofix we need to see that and a DDS log. Please follow this Preparation Guide and post in a new topic. Let me know if all went well.

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Hi guys,

The other day I was using my old desktop and using firefox when suddenly firefox froze up while browsing and I was unable to ctrl+alt+del or click start or anything for that matter in order to close it down. I then turned off my computer manually by pressing the power button as I sometimes do when my computer freezes and turned it back on. Unfortunately, when I turned it back on the computer is stuck on the black screen with the blinking underscore in the top left hand corner.

I unfortunately am not good with computers and would like to avoid reformatting my computer, as this old desktop contains the largest amount of my media such as music and movies that I had been meaning to put onto an external hard drive. Furthermore, I do not have an XP installation disc and am unable to locate the system recovery discs that came with the PC (like I said, it's old, circa 2006, and they are most likely lost somewhere in the house or thrown out by now). Thank you for all the help and support in advance.

A:Windows XP black screen with blinking underscore in top left hand corner

if you haven't tried, as you switch on press the F8 key up and down repeatedly, if this works you will be at the safe mode menu - try last known good config. If still no go, try booting to BIOS - if this doesn't work I would say hard drive issue. Download the hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic program, this has to be burned to a disk. Then put the disk in and let it boot the pc and run the test.

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Hi, I've been getting pop up ads that keep appearing on the left hand corner of my browser every time I go to certain websites (pic shown below). Also I get redirected to other websites quite often when I don't intend to open that website. Can anyone pls help? Much appreciated.

A:Pop Up Ad At The Bottom Left Hand Corner Of The Browser & Redirect Page

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results here.If you get crashes in normal mode,run it in safemode with networkingDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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I have a blue screen problem. Don't know if I should post it here or not but here is my problem.

I have windows 8. I updated to 8.1. So far so good. That is until this morning. I don't know if this is in fact a Windows 8.1 issue or if anyone has ever experienced this before. I turned on the computer. I got the 'Hi' message followed by the next message of windows getting my apps updated. I then had a blank blue screen with a 'start' in the top left hand corner and an arrow in a box pointing to the next page. On the next page I had APPS on the top left hand corner and a blank box. I typed in 'desk top' even tho' that is not an 'app' as such. It took me to a blank black page with a bin in the top left hand corner. It looked liked my machine had been completely wiped. This has never happened before and I tried to Google it but the answers given did not have any correlation to what happened to me...any clues anyone?" Sorry guys, I just reread my post....I forgot to say that my computer has been functioning as normal all day .. What I did was to turn it off and back on again and it worked as normal. The thing is, I don't now trust it and want to know what? why and is it something I need to address.

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I'll attach a pic, but it is hard to see. Just today, I heard a pop as I opened my Yoga. Seems the the bottom left hand corner of the screen has separated from its "backing" (not exactly sure how to describe this.) I did see a report of something that was vaguely familiar with a different machine and someone mentioned it could be a bad hinge. I can flex it all the way back to tablet mode. The screen flexes up the entire way (so I'm not doing that again). When I bend the opposite direction (toward closed) the aluminum casing separates from the small plastic tab with the rubber foot. I'm happy to attempt to purchase a hinge and change it, but if anyone can give a relatively definitive answer either way, that would be great. Oh, and, my warranty ended 42 days ago. So there's that. Also, where would I source this?  Thanks in advance,krm  

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My mouse is jumping around alot, I have noticed it jump to the bottom right hand corner of the screen a few times. Optical mouse, Dell inspiron l2200 Laptop, brand new, 1.4Ghz, 504mb of ram, XP home. My laptop has been slow since I got it. I have HJT and CleanUp!, Adware, Norton, McAfee and Ewido.
Heres my HJT report

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 15:56:18, on 12/12/2005
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$ACT7\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.ex... Read more

A:Mouse Jumping to Bottom Right hand corner of screen

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Hey guys, i honestly can't believe how many people are having this issue, so simply once and for all... there is an easy solution to this problem. You do not need to uninstall/reinstall anything, change bios, get a new graphics card (in most situations, only significantly old graphics cards cannot play this game on minimum settings), or anything.

To fix... go into properties, compatibility and tick the box that says run in 640x480resultion... this minimizes the work the GPU needs to do and tricks the game into thinking it is adequate. In game, you can then alter the resolution to the correct one for your monitor.
 

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I dropped my laptop, a dell inspiron 13 7000,and so that part of laptop is coming off and i can see the light inside the lcd screen. Do i need to get a new LCD screen and everything or can the back of it just be replaced.

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Have got a shadow appeared on bottom right hand corner of screen? purchased  HP 15 Pavillion beatsaudio in January 2015.  Unsure what 2 do........... should i take back to PC World or is there a solution to this.  Thanks.

A:Dark patch appeared on screen bottom right hand corner

Hi there @Bovey,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, both from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that you are seeing a dark patch on your display, in the lower right corner of the display. I am happy to help with this. Please post the operating system in use on your notebook. See the following, if you need help with that information. How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? How large is the darker patch?Can you still see the image on the screen behind the darker section, or is it completely opaque?Was or is anything pressing on the display in that area? I would also suggest that you take a look through these pages, which may help, or in the bottom one help quantify the problem.Resolving Problems with Notebook Displays (Windows 7 and Windows 8)Resolving Problems with the Brightness of the DisplayDiagnosing a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) for DamageIf it appears to be a physical problem then I would suggest that you use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html I hope this helps.

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Acer Aspire 5100, no keybd or mouse response boots to login screen, can not type anything, not even use F2 key to get into Bios, used a USB keybd and same thing. at login screen lower right hand corner is a red symbol, never seen before.

A:login screen no keybd response little red symbol at bottom right hand corner

Acer 5100 at the login screen (vista) i have no keybd response or mouse. in lower right hand corner is a red symbol kind of rectangle, one side has an arrow the other looks like a circle with aline in it. never saw this before and I can not log in at all.

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I dont what this is but a clear white box has suddenly appeared on top left of my windows screen and wont go away. How dow i get rid of it??? Any help appreciiated

A:Box upper left hand corner of wndows screen

screenshot would be handy

Roy

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Hello,
 
I googled the above and came across this site. Unfortunately, I have some ads that come across my screen in the bottom left corner and don't know how it started. Could someone help me get this stopped. I have downloaded rkill and malwarebytels but the ads are still showing up. HELP!!!

A:Ads in the bottom left corner of screen

Hi SuyimarLets get the ball rolling Step 1Download ADWCleaner to your desktop:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/NOTE: If using Internet Explorer and get an alert that stops the program downloading, click on the warning and allow the download to complete.Close all programs and click on the AdwCleaner icon.Click on Scan and follow the prompts. Let it run unhindered. When done, click on the Clean button, and follow the prompts. Allow the system to reboot. You will then be presented with the report. Copy & Paste this report on your next reply.The report will be saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder.Step 2Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.

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Hello,

I am currently running windows 7 and getting pop up adds in both firefox and IE. I am running security essentials and it detects nothing wrong. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Have a good day

-mraymer

A:Pop up adds in the bottom left and Right corner of the screen

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your malware problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the t... Read more

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Hi, all of the sudden a asian looking comercial is showing at the bottom left screen, showing ads for furniture and houses (see attached image). Anyone recognize this and know how to remove it?Here is my HiJackThis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)Scan saved at 19:32:32, on 15.03.2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Programfiler\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\Programfiler\Maxtor\OneTouch Status\maxmenumgr.exeC:\Programfiler\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exeC:\Programfiler\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\Henrik\Programmer\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Programfiler\PPLive\PPVA\PPLiveVA.exeC:\Programfiler\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\PPLiveNetwork\PPAP.exeC:\Henrik\Programmer\Logitech\SetPoi... Read more

A:Chineese virus at bottom left corner of screen

Hello, ponkis2k.My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, I would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.ThanksShould you still require assistance, please take note of the points below:Please track this topic by either adding it to your favourites or clicking the Options button at the top of this thread and then Track this topic.Please disable word-wrap before posting logs. This can be done by clicking Format and un-ticking the word-wrap feature in notepad. The logs that you post should be copied and pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.If you do not reply within 5 days, I will have to close your topic. Should you not be able to meet this, please notify me so that I will leave the topic open.Please do not install, update, or run any programs for the duration of the fix.If you do not understand the instructions I provide, please don't hesitate to ask. That's what I'm here for Please continue to reply to this topic until I give you the all clean. Just because there are no symptoms of infection doesn't mean that the computer is clean.If you are running Vista, please run all the fixes as an administrator. This is done by ri... Read more

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English is not my native language, but hopefully I can explain this well enough despite not knowing the technical terms.

I have been googling like crazy trying to figure out what this can be, but to no avail. It started after the Windows 10 anniversary update and it might be related to either chrome cast or spotify, as after resetting laptop to factory settings I did not see this problem again initially until I started using these again. However, when the white square pops up can be completely unrelated to using these, and uninstalling Spotify did nothing.

The white square isn't always visible either, but is still there as a large unclickable area. If I right-click on it, a menu comes up that says back forward and reload, but clicking these does nothing. The only way to get rid of it is to restart, but it will come up again pretty soon. Any ideas?
 

A:Unclickable white square in bottom left corner of screen

It has doubled in size please help!
 

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A large gray bar at the bottom of my laptop screen is really annoying me. The two red leaf-like things are also appearing at the lower left corner of the screen. IT APPEARS FROM THE BEGINNING WHEN THE POWER IS ON. I can't take a screen shot of this bar! It doesn't work with Ctrl+Alt+Print screen. In screen shot, everything is normal(NO BAR). So, i think this is not a graphic problem. It covers the whole start menu bar. So, i take a photo manually with a camera. Here it is:


HOPE I CAN FIND THE SOLUTION!!!
Pls help me! It's very annoying!
And thank you in advance~
 

A:Large grey bar at the bottom of the screen with red things at the lower left corner

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One day I booted up my laptop and all the icons that are normally in the bottom right hand corner of my screen are gone. Etc. Volume, Internet Connection and Battery Life

any ideas????

A:No Icons In Bottom Right Hand Corner???

Go to search
type notification
In the notification area tick off the icons that you want

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I have had this for the last few monthes and I have ignored it, but now I'm a little anxious about identity theft so I would rather be safe then sorry. Any help is appreciated. Basically, I have pop up in the right hand and left hand corners. Some recommending stuff, and some pertaining to whatever website I happen to be looking at. Now I'm getting a random white box that comes up occasionally and does not have an X to close. Help me please, thanks.

A:Another case of bottom right hand corner pop up.

Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your DesktopDoubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters


Check Loaded Modules  and Detect TDLFS file system.  Do not check Verify file digital signatures (even though it is checked in the example)If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now


Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run

If threats are detected select Skip for all of them unless I instruct you otherwiseClick Continue


Click Reboot computerPlease post the contents of  TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)in your reply===================================================aswMBR--------------------Download aswMBR and save it to your desktop.
Please disable your real time protection of any Antivirus, Antispyware or Antimalware programs temporarily. They will interfere and may cause unexpected results.If you need help to disable your protection programs see here and here.Double click the aswMBR.exe file to run it. Please allow when you are asked to download AVAST antivirus engine defs.Wait until the AV update is done, then click on the Scan button to start. The program will launch a scan.

When done, you will see Scan finished successfully. Please click on Save log and save the file to your desktop.

Please post the contents of the log in your next reply.NOTE:  aswMBR will create M... Read more

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Can anyone please tell me what this message means, I have a feeling it may have something to do with the bluetooth keyboard im using but im not sure. It pops up all the time on top of any windows that are open. I would realy like to turn it off.

Thanks for any Help!

A:What is this pop up message bottom right hand corner!

Hello and welcome Des mate try right clicking on it to see what it is if it has properties or stuff like that listed.

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I hope I am referencing the correct name for the icons that appear on the bottom right hand side of the screen during my computer use. I would like to only see the programs I am currently using. For example I am only using netzero right now but in the bottom right hand corner I can see the following ICONS : volumne icon, safetly remove hardware, updates, local area connection a network cable is unplugged, hp photosmart print is not connected, norton internet security, spysubtract, and netzero.
 

A:2 MANY Bottom right-hand corner ICONS

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This week I noticed a red x on the bottom right hand corner of screen. When putting the mouse over it, a box came up that said "Your Computer has been infected with spyware" (looked like something official from microsoft, but I know it is a bad link). I already had Superantispyware downloaded on my computer, so I updated it, rebooted, and ran the program. Once it identified the infected files, I deleted them, rebooted. Still having issues though. Thanks for any help!!!

A:Laptop infected, red "X" on bottom right hand corner

OK, now run an MBAM scan. Tell us how the PC is after.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see... Read more

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I've been reading a bunch of posts on this issue. I'm assuming that each computer is different. Here is what I am currently experiencing:

1) Every time I open up my internet browser using Firefox or Chrome a pop up ad related to the website appears on the bottom right hand corner of the browser. It sometimes shaped as an iPhone or a square box.

2) I also experience with redirects to other websites when I click a link on a website

A:Pop Up Ad Appearing At The Bottom Right Hand Corner Of The Browser

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Hello all, I am new here and I am having a bit of a problem. recently a trojan was found on my computer and a new tool bar was added to my internet explorer called security toolbar 7.1. I was able to download free spyware blocker and it removed the trojan and the security toolbar. Now, I have this irritating icon in my bottom right hand corner that pops up a balloon and says that i have spyware on my computer and if i download this certain program it will get rid of it. Of course, I know it's phony, but how do i get rid of the yellow traingle? I don't want to spend money on anything, Ijust want to get rid of it! Please help!!!!!

Thank you
Mommy

A:Blinking Yellow Triangle In Bottom Right Hand Corner

Sounds like you still have some malware on your PC. Check this link and follow the instructions to post a HiJack this log in that forum. Someone will guide you from there but don't do anythign else to your PC until you hear from a HJT team member. You will need some patience since the team is voluntters and they try to work on logs on a firsy come first served basis.

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i have recently purchased a second hand laptop.. in good nick.. everything works..,. and i love it.. the model is hp pavilion dv9000 .. the only problem im faceing is the fact there is no sound.. i can plug in a usb sound device and can listen to music and everything through head phones but i have no sound if i unplug it.. in the 3 weeks ive had it.. twice ive turned it on and its picked the sound up and has worked.. but all of a sudden will cut out and cant find the sound again.. or the other time i re set my laptop and there was no sound again.. ive gone into device manager and there is no section in there with sound or anything remotley to do with it.. obviously i cant download a driver if it cant find the sound.. is there anything i can do?? a laptop with no sound is no problem but it bugs the hell out of me when i click on something i need sound for then i have to go find my usb device and my headphone just to listen to it.. please help me..!
 

A:HELP ME!! i have a red cross in the speaker icon in the bottom right hand corner..

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Hi

I've seen this problem posted a few times before but it seems to be that every case is slightly different so any help would be greatly appreciated. I keep getting redirected to sites I have no intention of going to, alongside this, I am getting alot of ads pop up in the bottom right hand side of my browser. Both problems as i'm sure alot of people know are extremely annoying.

So far i've run both MalwareBytes and Spybot, but neither seem to solve the problem. My operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1 (Build) 7600) and i'm using Firefox 13.0.1.
Thankyou

A:Browser redirects and adverts in the bottom right hand corner

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) DownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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I followed all you instructions, did various scans, installed a firewall, updates, etc. In the bottom right-hand corner of Windows XP, I get an icon of a drive & flashing question mark that says, "System Alert! System Detected virus activities. This may impact system performance. Please use antimalware software to remove. Click on this balloon to remove." Clicking on it leads you to this website //www.anti-vermins.com/?aff=334. I've been trying to remove it for the last 2 weeks with no luck. I also recently started getting a white X inside a red shield that says "Windows Security Alerts". Clicking on that one leads you to the Windows Security Center saying that Norton Internet Security reports that it might be out of date... I just starting getting this message as I was following all your instructions.Below is my logfileLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:10:49 AM, on 1/16/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:... Read more

A:Infected With Trojan That Says "system Alert" In The Bottom Right-hand Corner

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :Restart your computerAfter hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".Choose your usual account.Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmdSelect option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.You will be prompted: "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found); answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter".The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows.A text file will appear onscreen, with results from the cleaning process; please copy/pa... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 93.2

I have use all 3 different browsers, i have a small window that pops up in each in right hand corner. Most of the time the pop up looks like an iphone and has information of recent searches or websites i visited. Also i get some redirects from time to time when i open a link in a new window.
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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Edgar at 22:00:56 on 2012-05-21
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3950.2015 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {9FF26384-70D4-CE6B-3ECB-E759A6A40116}
AV: AVG Internet Security 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Internet Security 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! *Enabled/Updated* {24938260-56EE-C1E5-047B-DC2BDD234BAB}
FW: AVG Firewall *Enabled* {621CC794-9486-F902-D092-0484E8EA828B}
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C:\PROGRA~2\AVG\AVG10\avgchsva.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:Advertisement in bottom right hand corner. Looks like iphone google analytics?

Hello and Welcome to Bleeping Computer!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE:... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 92.4

Someone already had the same problem, but I'm too afraid to do exactly what he did. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic454440.html

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Britta at 12:59:04 on 2012-07-15
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3836.1660 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\PROGRA~1\ENIGMA~1\SPYHUN~1\SH4SER~1.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
c:\Program Files (x86)\Sensible Vision\Fast Access\FAService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
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A:Nasty, persistent advertisement in bottom right hand corner, pornographic after midnight

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the ... Read more

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hi guys,hope someone can lend a hand,well as i don`t have any time at night to watch the news on tv,i often catch up on local & overseas news on the net,sometimes they have video clips concerning personalities or whatever & when i click to watch them i get a blank square with a tiny red cross at top left hand corner,very puzzling also happens on some websites,thanks to anyone who can suggest a cure for this problem ????????
 

A:red cross in left hand corner ?????????

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RELEVANCY SCORE 91.6

Hey guys I have a Song Vaio RBG-53 (I believe) with XP. I was using google images when I clicked on a picture and got a fake anti virus pop up. It wasn't the normal one I've seen quite a few times so I alt f4 closed it and immediately ran my AVG virus scan. That found nothing so I ran Malwarebytes which found 4 infected files. Two were in the registry and two were in my temporary internet files...I believe. Then I had it remove them and it said I needed to reboot to safely remove the files. I did that and when the computer started back up, it showed the initial Sony Vaio screen and then it goes straight into a black screen with a blinking cursor at the top left corner. The fan in my computer will run pretty loudly for about a minute and then slow back downto normal. At this point I'm not able to do anything. None of the F keys do anything. I tried ctrl alt del and that has no effect either. I can't get into safe mode or recovery console or anything like that. I've been researching google for the last hour on this and all the fixes involve just going into safe mode or using a repair cd, which I do not have. Does anyone have any other suggestions? Thanks.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 91.2

Hi all. I posted in "Am I infected? What do I do?" and was told, after running a few programs I was instructed to, to come here and post a thread. I'm on Windows 7 64 bit. Recently (maybe 2-3 days ago) I've been having the Google Redirect problem.. I've had this problem on this computer before, but fixed it with system restore. This time around, I guess I waited too long and a day later I got hit with the hide all programs virus, but I fixed that with the unhide.exe from this site. Just yesterday, I started getting ads playing with just audio, and no programs open. These ads play maybe every 30 mins to an hour. Same goes for the ads in the right hand corner of Firefox, but this is constant. AVG has been giving me error messages of a trojan, from c:\Windows\System32\Services.exe, but only gives me an option to ignore and not remove the virus. The threat name, according to AVG is "Trojan horse Dropper.Gerneric_c.MMI" and it says "Detected on open." I don't know if these problems go hand in hand, so sorry if it's off topic a little. Anyway, here are the logs. DDS.txt log.DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_31Run by Mirza at 12:20:12 on 2012-07-14Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.4863.2466 [GMT -4:00].AV: AVG Internet Security 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}SP: AVG Internet Security 2011 *Enabled/Up... Read more

A:Random ads popping up in bottom right hand corner/ ads playing in background + Google redirect

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the top of your post, click on the Watch Topic Button, select Immediate Notification, and click on Proceed. This will send you... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.8

I noticed this in my top left hand corner of my screen..I can't click on it.

I have Win. 7 Ultimate build 7264 64bit.

Anyone else getting this? Everything is running fine..but this has me worried. My activation seems to be going in and out..from "Not available" to "Windows is activated"
Edit: Okay..I just rebooted and now its gone?

Can someone tell me how to install Hashtab? I get the setup downloaded and go through that and it said it installed but where the hell does it go? How do I use it for Windows 7 hash checking? The same thing happened to the other hash checker from the sticky in this forum..

A:Something weird just popped up in left hand corner

This might give you an idea mate.

What is this?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.8

Hi guys,i have a problem, i was working on this PC that had a problem. the problem was - when it is turned on,nothing comes on.There is a black screen and blinking cursor (looks like an under-score) [blink]_[blink]that just keeps blinking.Okay this is what I did. I thought the hard disk was damaged, I get a brand new hard disk drive (SATA) and inserted in, and start installing the System Restore Discs and Operating system CD, it is a HP Compaq Desktop dx2200 MT.Every thing goes perfectly well, it starts up fine, XP is installed up and running, all other software are being installed.It all looks great up until I slave the original hard disc in order to copy back the users files back onto the new disc. By the way all copying goes well until the PC suddenly freezes, it doesn't respond to all the keyboard keys or the mouse whatsoever, even pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL in an attempt to open the the Task Manager doesn't work. I turn of the PC by pressing the power button. Remember there are 2 hard discs connected now in the PC, Master and Slave, both are SATA.When I turn it on, the blinking starts again.I try removing the original hard drive (the one I slaved) and still it doesn't boot correctly. I try booting either of them alone, still nothing,I don't think it is a virus problem, because I installed Sophos and had it updated straight after the OS, and if I had connected the slave hard disk it could had detected it.these are things I have tried.1.Removed RAM card and p... Read more

A:PC at startup is only blinking at top left hand corner

It's a Compaq system...did you check the Compaq support site?

From what I see, HP system have proprietary boot mechanisms...which isn't necessarily good for what may be the problem.

My guess is that the MBR is damaged, Black Screen (fixmbr) - http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;314503. Using the fixmbr command from the XP Recovery Console of a MS Genuine XP CD...is the normal cure.

But you have a Compaq and I don't know if that command would be effective with your system.

Louis

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

When I turn on Lenovo thinkpad desktop it comes to the Gateway screen then to a black screen with the cursor at top left corner. F8 is not working - whether pressing intermittently or holding down so I can't get to safe mode. F2 was working ( set up menu ). But it has now quit working. When holding down F2 or F8 it just starts beeping. Where do I go from here?
 

A:Black screen with white cursor at the top left corner.

What model Thinkpad?

http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht079465
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

i have hp omni 105 pc and when i switch on the computer ...... it shows a black screen with a sign at top left corner. the sign moves a little down and after some time computer starts up...........
is it a sign of any thing bad in my comp?

A:black screen with someting blinkin at top left corner

It's not booting to your Hard Drive. You can set the boot order in your BIOS. It is either F1, F2. Delete, F5, sometimes F10. HP usually uses F10, try that first.

Then set your boot order as follows:

CD/DVD first, Hard Drive second, then it does not matter after that.

Also, in your BIOS you will be able to see if your Hard Drive is being detected, if not, try unplugging the power and Data cables and plugging them back in, HP's are notorious for dropping the Hard Drive, you have to buy new SATA cables constantly. You may need to do this.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

Hi, I have an Acer laptop - Aspire 5315-2470 and when my son turned it on it goes to the Acer screen and then goes to black screen with cursor in the left hand corner.

I have tried to reboot in safemode but all I get is beeping noises. I also read in the manual on how to restore the computer back to day one we bought it, by holding ALT and F10 upon turning on . All I get is the same beeping noises.

This computer is only 1 year old , so if someone can give me any advice on how to fix this I would be very happy.

Thanks In Advance...
 

A:Vista with black screen and cursor in left corner

Look at your BIOS settings. The Acer screen may tell you how to access the BIOS (boot) settings with a function key - probably F2. Press that F2 or whatever it tells you when the Acer screen comes up. When the BIOS screen displays, make sure the "boot from" setting is your hard disk. If not, change it.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

got hijacked last night and run spybot and full virus scan and when finished i restarted the computer and got a black screen with the flasing cursor in the left top.. Tried to start in safe mode (f8) and it willnt go to safe mode just the same screen...any suggestion???

A:black screen with cursor flashing left corner

Hi -

Use Vista DVD or the HDD recovery partition to boot into Recovery Environment.

1st try "System Repair". If no-go, then try "Windows System Restore"

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

I have seen this problem once before [posted in a different forum on this site] but it was a problem someone had on a laptop and it was for Windows XP.

I am using a desktop PC [Windows 7- HP] in a nutshell.

Anywho...The Problem.
I was minding my own business, listening to music and editing on a photoshop program, when suddenly my computer shut off on me. So, thinking that I might have accidentally pressed the power button with my leg, I restart it. Only to get a black screen with a little white flashing line at the top left corner of my screen.

I've heard people say to try to load it in Safe Mode. But I honestly don't know how to do that with Window's 7. I'm at a bit of a loss really. I've tried numerous things. I'm close to giving up...and so I'd really really REALLY appreciate any help given. I have a lot of files and etc...on this thing, and I really don't want to hear that there's nothing that can be done to retrieve them! :(

A:Help: Black screen with flashing line at top left corner

Press F8 at boot time to get the mneu and choose safe mode.

Try connecting it up to a different monitor and see if the results are the same.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

Hello, my computer will freeze every 2 hours or so and I have to restart it by holding down on the power button.

Then when I restart it I get a black screen with white underscore in the top left corner. Or sometimes a screen that says no boot device available.

I can still start the computer by going to boot menu and choosing HD at the start of setup. But if I don't press f8 then my comp will not boot up.

I don't have a clue whats wrong with it. I had to reinstall vista but still the same problems. Please help.
 

A:Black Screen with white underscore in top left corner

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

i tried all that is said in similar post... nothing is working
 

A:NO AUDIO OUTPUT DEVICE INSTALLED....OR RED CROSS IN BOTTOM RIGHT HAND CORNER ON VOLUME CONTROL

Hi,
Mostly this issue occurs due to corrupt audio driver.
Please tell us the make and model of your audio card so that we can find the proper driver for you.
Regards,Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90.4

I believe I got a virus it was stuck on a warning screen. I tried to reinstall window XP now it goes to choose Window XP Professional or Home on Black screen white lettering. It will not let you choose XP is highlighted. Then it goes to black screen with cursor in left hand cornor. Can you please help. Thank You
 

A:Black Screen blinking cursor left hand cornor

kimber357, welcome to TSG
try reinstalling again and use these instructions:
http://www.blackviper.com/Articles/OS/OSguides.htm#Windows_XP_Professional
and when you get to the blue screen where it lets you delete the partition you need to delete them all first, then choose setup windows, and it will create a new clean partition for you.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90

When I turn on my computer all I get is a black screen with the flashing cursor up in the left corner of the screen. Any ideas as to how to correct this? I have a Dell from he'll computer-- inspiron E1505 about 8 years old and just had windows 7 home edition installed on it

A:Black screen with flashing cursor in upper left corner of screen

Hey I just went through something very similar. I found that my SATA cable connecting the hard drive to the motherboard had failed. I replaced it with a new SATA cable, and it booted right up. Try the cable first if you have one lying around, plus its a cheap solution. If you replace the cable and it still won't boot up, it might be your hard drive. Seeing as how your machine is that old, it could fail at any time.

Do you get anything on the screen when you turn it on?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 90

Hi,

Apologies if this question has been answered elsewhere.

I have a Dell GX Piece of $H!t and when I boot it up all I get is a flashing white line in the top left hand corner. I don't see a BIOS screen. Am happy to install linux on it - just need to get to the BIOS screen so I can boot up off a USB drive.

Any suggestions gratefully received!

Thanks,

Ross

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