Black screen with flashing cursor after replacing hard drive
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Earlier this week my HP desktop forced shutdown while browsing the Internet using IE9. Upon reboot the HP screen loaded, afterwards a black screen with a flashing cursor appeared. I had used CTRL+ALT+DEL function in which my computer rebooted.
Showed the HP screen and immediately showed the black screen with a flashing cursor. Again no mouse cursor was available. I performed a diagnostics check in which the CPU, HDD, etc.
Checked out, restored BIOS to factory settings, even placing the HDD as priority 1. I inserted the Windows recovery disk and attempted a start up repair, and a restore point with no favorable results.
Through the recovery disks command prompt I accessed all my music and documents, so I assume the hard drive is still functioning. I'm thinking as a last resort of performing a repartitioning of my hard drive and performing a clean install of Windows 7.
I have another laptop from Dell that has Windows 7 OS. Within the past couple of days it started rebooting on it's own. Now it boots to a black screen with a flashing cursor in the upper left hand corner.
I have gone into the setup and noticed that it was trying to boot from Diskette, then CD/DVD and finally the Hard drive. I changed it to boot from Hard drive, but still received the same problem.
I ran the diagnostics and received Code 4400:011A in one of the results after the diagnostics finished. Could the hard drive be going? Do I need to reinstall the operating system?
I also tried to do a repair after using the reinstallation CD but it shows that I have no restore point and said it could not be repaired.
My daughter has a Compaq Mini Notebook and I keep getting this black screen with a flashing cursor at the top left side of the screen. I'm not sure how to fix this without spending a lot of money, of which I don't have.
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. I have a Dell from he'll computer-- inspiron E1505 about 8 years old and just had windows 7 home edition installed on it
Today I was using my laptop, closed it opened it a hour later and it wont start up. its taking me to a dos window that says launch start up repair or start windows normally. If I choose launch start up repair it starts to load with hard drive light flashing.
The screen stays black for about a minute or 2 then a windows wallpaper image comes up centered on the screen.hard drive indicator flashes a bit then goes off and the screen stays as is. Nothing happens. now if I do the start windows normally, it ends in the same result.
Windaows background comes up and a screen that says windows it starting comes up and nothing ever starts.with hard drive flashing light off.
I have a windows 7 disc in the laptop that is not the one I used to originally install the os. butits set to first boot from the dvd drive which it does, begains to go into the instillation process but after the choose my language and country it goes into the windows is starting screen again and stYs there.hard drive light not flashing once again.
I have an Acer Aspire 7540 and just recently I went to start up my computer and it went to a black screen with a blinking cursor. I can't get into safe mode or anything my keyboard on the laptop don't work.
I go into bios it shows the hard drive. I try using the installation disks to do a full recovery but then when I restart the computer afterwards it goes right to the black screen and cursor again.
My computer (Sony VAIO) ran into some problem where I would be stuck at a black screen with a flashing cursor. I went into the VAIO Care Rescue menu by pressing F10 and managed to save files from my hard drive onto a flash drive.
Then I used the Recovery Wizard to restore my computer to its factory defaults, but during that process the computer had to restart. Once it restarted, I ended up back at the black screen.
In the VAIO Care Rescue I ran a check on my hard drive and it seemed okay, but trying to restore my computer still brings me back to the black screen no matter what. In my Bios menu I have the default settings so it runs from the default drive, so I don't know what to do now.
What could be wrong with my computer I hit the power button and it start and it says start windows normally but when I click on it after is says windows is starting it goes to a black screen with the cursor I can move the cursor but nothing else.
It goes to the black screen before it will let me even log on to my computer please help me I just had my mother board and hard drive replaced and my computer is less than a year old!
Upon start up, hit F12 to run diagnostic.goes through a few check lists, then screen goes black with cursor in upper left.
Hard drive, motherboard, etc. all inclusive in monitor.
Upon waking the screen was black with a cursor that lagged and flickered. I was forced to do a cold restart. Upon boot, after the logo my screen was black again with a lagging/flickering cursor. I booted into Safe Mode, restarted, and now after the logo my screen is black without a cursor.