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Black Screen - Fixed
« on: May 24, 2013, 07:48:55 AM »
Lets get started: my system boots in a black screen

Will not boot in any safe modes:

Is there an ISO disk that will reset the Drivers to the Windows Install ?

Then, maybe we can understands whats happening "it is software drive"

Ran SFC, CHKDSK,

I loooked in the event viewer, no help there either!

Seems I need to startup repair the display drivers to windows, but that is not an option...

Any Ideas or problem solvers... Thanks in advance, many people suffer this issue

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Re: Black Screen
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2013, 12:05:20 PM »
When you just say a black screen, are you able to pull up the menu before Windows loads to choose safe mode, or does that not even come up?

And on the black screen do you have a blinking cursor in the corner?

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Re: Black Screen
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2013, 01:42:16 PM »
The black screen with a blinking cursor in the middle

Also Note; it does go in standby mode but when I move the mouse, it still a black screen

Can you do me and a lot of people a favor?

Create a Vista Boot Disk using this Tool?
http://reboot.pro/files/file/61-multipe/

"then, I plan to go into the registry and import it, (maybe)"

It beyond me...
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Re: Black Screen
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2013, 12:51:02 PM »
When you just say a black screen, are you able to pull up the menu before Windows loads to choose safe mode, or does that not even come up?

And on the black screen do you have a blinking cursor in the corner?

Shane

The issue with the black screen? it boots up, but seems to not refresh after it starts...

Can you or someone grab this file, test it? it might be very useful... it is blocked here
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?lang=eng&DwnldID=15074

Does this file check the video too?????

THANK YOU in advance

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2013, 04:49:07 PM »
You answered in another thread that restoring the registry didnt fix the blank screen, then the problem isnt in the registry.

Do you have any external hard drives hooked to the system?

Shane

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2013, 07:48:22 PM »
Hi, Have you tried any  new custom desktop display. What is your operating system. If you choose adifferent desktop display, then there is possibility of loosing colur default display. If you restore to the normal desktop display, then your problem would be solved. I do not know. I had this problem and once i reset the default windows desktop, my problem got solved.
The Bottom line is "Check your hardware first if it supports the task you try".

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2013, 04:53:26 AM »
You answered in another thread that restoring the registry didnt fix the blank screen, then the problem isnt in the registry.

>Well, ;lets look here. The old registry as I remember had the same problem with a BLACK SCREEN, therefore, it has to be a registry matter. Here why; total new install works fine  :confused:

Do you have any external hard drives hooked to the system?
>no, I do not plug in the new working hard drive into the USB port

I did notice that after I re-stalled the old hard drive, I had to go back into setup in the install CD, it then backed up the registy. probably the BAD one, Which file does it back up from REGBAK? if so, then I have a mind to copy the files from the working disk to that folder...

It seems that is where the problem takes me back too at this point...

is there ap prgram that will search only restore points, deleted ones at that? seems that is what we need here! oops, another idea slipped out or is there an actual program for that?


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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2013, 05:12:58 AM »
You answered in another thread that restoring the registry didnt fix the blank screen, then the problem isnt in the registry.

>Well, ;lets look here. The old registry as I remember had the same problem with a BLACK SCREEN, therefore, it has to be a registry matter. Here why; total new install works fine  :confused:

Do you have any external hard drives hooked to the system?
>no, I do not plug in the new working hard drive into the USB port

I did notice that after I re-stalled the old hard drive, I had to go back into setup in the install CD, it then backed up the registy. probably the BAD one, Which file does it back up from REGBAK? if so, then I have a mind to copy the files from the working disk to that folder...

It seems that is where the problem takes me back too at this point...

is there ap program that will search only restore points, deleted ones at that? seems that is what we need here! oops, another idea slipped out or is there an actual program for that?


Shane

you mean like this?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929200

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2013, 05:14:55 AM »
Hi, Have you tried any  new custom desktop display. What is your operating system. If you choose adifferent desktop display, then there is possibility of loosing colur default display. If you restore to the normal desktop display, then your problem would be solved. I do not know. I had this problem and once i reset the default windows desktop, my problem got solved.

Apology, answered in the other post:

you mean like this?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929200

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2013, 06:28:44 PM »
Hi, The link from microsoft . Have you tried this. The fix will work if it is case of OS permission
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-system/windows-7-boots-to-black-screen-with-cursor-before/c3538f76-86a1-462e-8ad7-f319f207a922.
Another workaround link is given below:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/487382/windows-7-frozen-black-screen-with-white-blinking-cursor/
i am trying to help the situation, thats all
« Last Edit: May 26, 2013, 07:28:40 PM by jraju »
The Bottom line is "Check your hardware first if it supports the task you try".

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2013, 03:07:33 AM »
thanks I will have a try. maybe take a couple days.

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2013, 04:44:34 AM »
Hi, if microsoft fix works and it related to only permission, I will be happy that your problem would be fixed. But the second fix is havig so many downloads and results. For that i would rather prefer a new install
The Bottom line is "Check your hardware first if it supports the task you try".

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2013, 05:20:51 AM »
Are you familiar with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool?

If so, I cam post a log here and perhaps you can help :)

For reference; I am only able to rub it from a USB Recovery Disk.

From here, I hope someone can provide assistance to restore the registry:
I am not sure what could be the issue, also, would like some help to restore any changes using this tool...

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x86) Version: 10-05-2013 01 (ATTENTION: FRST version is 17 days old)
Ran by SYSTEM on 27-05-2013 20:11:52

Removed as my results will have no help to who-ever reads my file...

Each File ran by this program needs seperate case
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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2013, 06:14:51 AM »
Hi, I really do not much about the tools in the link. I just wanted to try and help you. Have you tried microsoft fix. It is a good thing to attempt. otherwise, I would suggest you raise the question to the person, who has given  the solutions in the link. It was one to one , question and reply and so many tools, which only an expert programmer would advise. I sincerly hope that your problem would be solved. So only in my last post i suggested that reinstall will be the best thing.
The Bottom line is "Check your hardware first if it supports the task you try".

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2013, 06:19:22 AM »
Hi, Try the solution in microsoft or otherwise, pl approach the linked site and raise your problem. You could get a nest fix. Only Experienced programmer would be able to solve the issue.
            In my last thread, i advised you to try microsoft fix otherwise, better reinstall windows again.
The Bottom line is "Check your hardware first if it supports the task you try".

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2013, 11:54:33 AM »
Nope, we cant do that.............

Heres WHY; I dont want to buy every program AGAIN!

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From the VENFOR;
Hello, I'm afraid that we have failed to find any registrations/purchases with your email address. If you are a registered user of IDM, please use the following web page to retrieve your serial number
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This after I give them my serial number too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lets look at this, reset the BIOS, going int ot he BIOS, it shows the UUID as the hard driove that I already RE-INSTALLED as you suggest. however, this is not a solution!

therefore, after changing back to the OLD hard drive, we must remember to boot into the CMOPS and BE SURE it sees the RIGHT UUID or hard drive matched with the MASTER BOOT CODE.

So lets start over....

I do find that link useful, will most likely help many... but not me in this case.

after running those commands, it gave me an error that said the logon is corrupt, can not read.
I will copy that file back to the directly. "yeah, we will run chkdsk again too" I will use the acronis disk director for read write errors.

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #16 on: May 27, 2013, 12:22:31 PM »
Let me know the outcome of the drive scan, if  you have bad sectors that would explain a lot.

A repair install would allow you to keep all your programs and settings, BUT you need to be able to get into windows to do the repair install.

Shane

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #17 on: May 27, 2013, 07:22:05 PM »
Hi, here what microsoft expert say  about Black screen of death.
"Black screen issues are extremely tough to repair and any fix is usually on a hit or miss basis.
That there is no information on a black screen like there is on a blue screen just adds to the
difficulty. Often using a restore point nor startup repair will have any effect. You can try a
google to see suggested repairs some of which have worked however these cover a wide
field of efforts." So only i suggested reinstall. The fixes for this runs to pages and so many tools that one will take atleast 3 days to complete the exercise.
The Bottom line is "Check your hardware first if it supports the task you try".

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2013, 07:36:01 PM »
Hi, Try this link and see the video solution. It is simple
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6D-M9Uc1AA
If the above does not work, then try what I did. Boot off your Windows install disc, go to repair, & get to the command prompt. navigate to C:\windows\system32 and then rename utilman.exe to utilman.old

After that, rename cmd.exe to utilman.exe

Now, boot into Windows, and at your Black screen with the cursor now use the Key Combo [Windows Key] + and instead of bringing up the Accessibility Options, you'll get your command prompt. I hope this helps
Another try at MBR fix
To fix your mbr, boot from your windows 7 dvd, choose your language, time and keyboard input.
Click "repair computer"
Choose "command prompt"
Type: "bootsect /nt60 ALL" (without quotes )

Reboot

Edit: hit "del" to enter your bios to set your dvd as primary boot

jraju
« Last Edit: May 27, 2013, 10:23:43 PM by jraju »
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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2013, 04:10:41 AM »
Let me know the outcome of the drive scan, if  you have bad sectors that would explain a lot.

A repair install would allow you to keep all your programs and settings, BUT you need to be able to get into windows to do the repair install.

Shane

For reference: I will run the CHKDSK Commands ; chkdsk /x /r /b C: and also after that finishes, D: too

yes, seems bad sectors is an issue; HAR DISK FAILURE anyone?

I will try http://www.partitionwizard.com/download.html
reset the MBR Code, see if it has some program to scan the drive and fix something... While it is running, I will go to BUY A NEW Hard drive, then use xxcopy tool...

I need this system back, we won't give up easily!

and, I won't buy MS8 either "no chance" , why I should when when so many problems with vista unexplained!

thank god for tweakers!

After Running CHKDSK mode; we shouild note, IMPORTANT FACT;
If the lost segment came from a program file, you probably will not be able to re-merge it. If possible, replace the file by re-copying from the ORIGINAL SOURCE. If you cannot replace the file, check the program file that is stored on disk carefully by running all of its features. It may still be operational.

Question; will Running a SFC fix this issue?
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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2013, 04:20:41 AM »
Hi, Try this link and see the video solution. It is simple
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6D-M9Uc1AA
If the above does not work, then try what I did. Boot off your Windows install disc, go to repair, & get to the command prompt. navigate to C:\windows\system32 and then rename utilman.exe to utilman.old

After that, rename cmd.exe to utilman.exe

Now, boot into Windows, and at your Black screen with the cursor now use the Key Combo [Windows Key] + and instead of bringing up the Accessibility Options, you'll get your command prompt. I hope this helps
Another try at MBR fix
To fix your mbr, boot from your windows 7 dvd, choose your language, time and keyboard input.
Click "repair computer"
Choose "command prompt"
Type: "bootsect /nt60 ALL" (without quotes )

Reboot

Edit: hit "del" to enter your bios to set your dvd as primary boot

jraju

I really appreciate your HELP here... I will try this too...

For now, need do some DISK CHECKING utilites and reset the MBR AGAIN using this utility...

http://www.partitionwizard.com/help/rebuild-mbr.html

I will also run a what changed program and post it here for you guys too...
I know, it matters, what changed :)

This problem will be found and we will find through this solution the all/to FIX for any BLACK SCREEN SYSTEM, and for any version!

One issue, maybe cause we had to do a xcopy of the old SAM files, it may cause of a userid issue to protect my data...
however, running the code on the other webpage should have fixed that issue. but it should bring uip a prompt to verify who I am!
at least... "don't you think so?"

The Winlogin Code is/was Corrupt,

also, only copying the SAM file should have brought me back too "BUT"
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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #21 on: May 28, 2013, 04:39:35 AM »
Hi, Rick,  Have you got the installation cd.. Then mbr fix at the command prompt bootsect /nt60ALL will certainly help you. This is the solution, i came across surfing the net.
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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #22 on: May 28, 2013, 06:24:06 AM »
Let me know the outcome of the drive scan, if  you have bad sectors that would explain a lot.

A repair install would allow you to keep all your programs and settings, BUT you need to be able to get into windows to do the repair install.

Shane

yes, seems bad sectors is an issue; HAR DISK FAILURE anyone?
will run this method:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-system/smart-failure-predicted-on-hard-disk-2/7fbab34f-59ce-4780-80cc-e74186b54406

I will try http://www.partitionwizard.com/download.html

will use their suface test scanner
reset the MBR Code,

see if it has some program to scan the drive and fix something... While it is running, I will go to BUY A NEW Hard drive, then use xxcopy and minitool is in my mind now...

I need this system back, we won't give up easily!

and, I won't buy MS8 either "no chance" , why I should when when so many problems with vista unexplained!

thank god for tweakers!

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #23 on: May 28, 2013, 09:07:03 AM »
Let me know the outcome of the drive scan, if  you have bad sectors that would explain a lot.

A repair install would allow you to keep all your programs and settings, BUT you need to be able to get into windows to do the repair install.

Shane

I think the overall candidate goes to read/write errors in the policies section, somehow, a virus has corrupted this issue...

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Re: Black Screen - Fixed
« Reply #24 on: May 28, 2013, 01:03:37 PM »
Bad sectors can be a nightmare.

Get a new drive, get a free drive cloning tool and clone your drive to the new one. Keep the old bad one just in case you need another image of it.

Have chkdsk try to repair any errors it finds, it will try to read and move data out of the bad sectors.

Then once on the new drive and no more bad sectors we can try to do some repairs and see if Windows will come back up. Depends what was lost on those bad sectors. But since you have a reg backup you should be able to get it back up and going. :-)

Shane