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I loaded the Repair Console and ran MBRFIX. It's crazy that a Windows update has crippled so many laptops. I wasn't charge for anything as they said it was just simple. Let us know the results. weblink

I ran SpinRite and Western Digital disk diag software on the hard drives....no problems found. I don't want another one following suit. Volume label is HP_Pavilion One of yuur disks needs to be checked for consistency. I then left it out unless I absolutely needed data from it (which was a pain in the ***, as I use the data quite often), and after an additional 48

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  1. I am also hopeful that this problem will go away once Microsoft releases Service Pack 2 for Vista.If anyone has any new information on this issue, please post it.Thanks.
  2. For some of you if the ALT+F10 doesn't work, this is also due to the same issue.Good Luck!Avi Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Black screen issue using Vista
  3. I know I never had any issues like this using XP Pro or Home SP 1, 2, or 3.
  4. It has 3 years warranty and I'm still giving it another day I'm draining all the battery plus the CMOS battery to reset it.
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  7. He kept telling everyone that it was a hardware issue, and I told him that we all couldn't have bought bad computers and laptops.
  8. I reinstalled service pack 2/ did a regedit clean/ driver reinstall and still nothing.
  9. Also: do you have the XP operating system disks, a restore disk, or only a restore partition (on your hard drive) on that computer?

I then do a disk cleanup. So right off the bat, I'm using a brand new laptop that has a browser that is not truly compatible with my Windows system. Thank heavens I turn off the the Aero features to make it usable, but this laptop R500 Portege Toshiba is all about hyped. Windows Vista Boots To Black Screen No Cursor I have a lot of photoscenery installed.

Edited by ranchhand_, 17 June 2013 - 06:50 AM. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Black Screen Vista!!! I logged in and everything but then the screen turned black. I did upgrade my UniBlue Registry Booster to the 2009 version, which helps.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - IT IS NOT A HARDWARE ISSUE!!!!!! Windows Vista Won't Boot Black Screen Aug 22, 2005 #9 ELW TS Rookie Topic Starter sfc Hi Graybeafl...thanks for the links regarding the sfc error message I received. Any thoughts on how I should proceed to diagnose and fix this Black Screen problem? Using the site is easy and fun.

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Up until this point I had kept the laptop plugged into a outlet, since I had been planning to play Bioshock. I'm glad that I could help you. Vista Black Screen Fix Please read the whole thing before giving me advice, but be sure to tell me if I left out any information. "windows 7" Black Screen Solution This solved it for me.

I thought I would add this comment for anyone about to attempt a repair of FSX. have a peek at these guys Try it out! Then I decided to download and run SceneryConfigEditor and I only activated the addon scenery I was going to be using during the flight. Usualy its near the base of the screen or hidden inside the hinge, its just a matter of finding it. Windows Vista Black Screen After Login

Aug 22, 2005 #6 ELW TS Rookie Topic Starter Previous good config Thanks for the sugestion Liquidlen. or can I just run repair and then re-install SP1 and 2?, assuming the repair solves the problem. I have no independent confirmation of this theory; however, it's the only rational explanation I can apply to the fact that Windows truly is running and operational during the whole time, check over here I have the exact same issue as all of you.

At this point don't try to reinstall Windows again if so. Windows Vista Not Booting Black Screen then set the refresh rate to 60 hz. Hit F11 key until you see the restore feature.

I'm sooooo irritated!!!!!!

I suggest that we test your hard drive and memory to verify those aren't the problem. Then I removed the card's drivers. As we've found out, it's a problem that has affected a small number of Vista users since the system's debut three years ago, though that number appears to be growing steadily Vista Black Screen With Cursor Fix Command Prompt And what I've noticed is that Vista is NOT shutting the laptop down completely.

by LovedBySLUGO / March 16, 2009 2:28 AM PDT In reply to: Follow up on post # 13, and addressing deletings of posts Hello! We've tried disabling automatic restart on failure, and it still reboots. (No BSOD) Safe Mode does the same, Last Known Good Configuration does the same. So after days of figuring it out following some forums and thread I decided to bring it to Toshiba tech support i brought it personally after I have call them up this content And I for one feel extremely ripped off, so I'd really like to smack the hell out of all of them...greedy S.O.B.s.I can tell you this...if this doesn't get corrected soon,

to gain access to anything.After getting rebooted, I turn the wi-fi switch off, then get into the security center and clear my cookies and cache. Aug 22, 2005 #8 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 I believe you got some corruption .I would copy all your data. I am suspicious that the disk defrag and spyware scans I ran the day before may have caused this problem. We eliminate each major component 1X1 until we find the problem, and right now we have not conclusively tested the memory and hard disk drive (HDD).

The system will only boot using this option, and this confuses me even more. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Follow up on post # 13, and addressing deletings of posts by TripodGal / February 15, 2009 12:44 PM PST In reply to: Run-close-reboot and the if you are not on a SSD- do a defrag. 0 Charlie Aron Back to top #5 Jim Young Jim Young Forums Administrator Administrators 15,421 posts Posted 05 And to the guys that have laptops, the pin thingy that blacks out the screen when its closed is not only limited to dell laptops, as all laptops have them in

And who know after 2 days it's alive again. Download Memtest 86+ , the "precompiled Bootable ISO (zip)" file (free) from my link; burn it to a CD. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Black Screen Issues - Repair Question Started by DaveWW , Apr 04 2014 07:36 PM Please log in to reply 9 replies to this topic #1 DaveWW DaveWW Member Members 33

I am sure you see my point.You ask what good is it going to do for people to get mad? He says that there is indeed a compatability issue between the hardwares/hard drives and the Vista OS.