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Call it luck but the laptop issue with the blinking light was solved and I made 150.00 on the repair..! Will it boot into F8 safe mode?Maybe it's trying to boot up from a USB device? It doesnt make it to the welcomr nor the log in screen. I apologize for not providing that info in the original post. check over here

Thanks. I've run Dell diagnostics and no errors are reported3. Register now! Ask a new question Read More Drivers Dell Inspiron Computers Windows 7 Related Resources my cpu cant start up it shows its on but shows a black screen and a dash http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/515490/windows-doesnt-boot-black-screen-with-blinking-cursor/

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I have turned it all back to stock and lower *down to 800mhz and 1200mhz* and still get it some but not as often with fans still at 73%. After i insert the disk and restart the pc, the black screen with flashing cursor comes on and sits there for about 20 seconds in the meantime i hear the disk General Discussion Boot missing, stuck at black screen with blinking white dash, and moreFirst, i restarted my stupid computer Then, i got that grub error.

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  • Phyllis says November 21, 2011 at 7:32 pm My Dell desktop, running Windows XP, now boots to a black screen with a blinking cursor in the upper left corner.
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  • it says boot menu at top of the screen and has normalfloppyhard diskand some others in that menu.and yes I do have the boot cd that came with my computer.maybe this
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  • Dane says November 14, 2011 at 3:54 am I am having a black screen with fashing text cursor in the upper left hand corner.
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  • Black screen blinking cursor By jimmy-jam · 6 years ago I've got a Dell Optiplex 755 running Windows XP...

HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... I just tried it again, with the /device option added this time with the same effect - nothing. my guest from the past is a fan not running or cpu is getting hot and shuts down the system. 05-03-2011, 01:45 PM #6 silo20b Registered Member Join Black Screen White Dash On Boot Up View Related Posts . .

No I have no back up but before you scold me, I am field service and this isn't my site. Blinking Dash On Startup Do you get a different error screen? 05-01-2011, 07:08 PM #3 silo20b Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2010 Posts: 11 OS: xp Many thanks for the fast respove. I can’t get a safe mode or anything to go at all. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/solved-black-screen-with-flashing-line-at-top-left-corner-570699.html I'll try to dig up that CD that I have a faint memory of making, because maybe it'll detect my OS and allow me to run repair and/or system restore.

success! Windows Xp Blinking Cursor The internal HDD or CD/DVD should be the default.What does your system indicate under SATA Operation? Report back with your results. The computer eventually boots up but before it does, it gets stuck on this black screen for a while which has a stationary dash in the top left corner.

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I tried to plug my mouse back in but it appears that all but one of the usb ports on the back don't work and that didn't seem to respond. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/nph00225 Printing In Black & White With Only Color Cartridge Printing in b&w with only color cartridge on lexmark printer, is it even possible? Black Screen White Dash Top Left ORyou can also use it to backup your data to a internal drive or external usb hard drive..just have it hooked to the computer when you boot up with puppy... 0 Black Screen/white Dash Sign Upper Left Hand Corner Type: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Under enter OS load options type: /fastdetect /noexecute=optin (space between /fastdetect and /noexecute=optin) finally type: fixboot >enter Reboot and see if windows loads.

USB keyboard - no difference - tried F10, ‘delete' … nada - basically …. check my blog When the system restarts select Last Known Good Configuration from the boot menu. Exit and save your settings. When you tried the repair using the XP disk, how far does it get into the process before it goes to the dark screen? Windows Xp Black Screen With Cursor Fix

I even, tried to boot Win 7 from a bootable made USB and the same problem. Yükleniyor... I set Ghost to make the new drive bootable, but it isn't: I get the black screen with flashing cursor. this content However the colors on the top and bottom on my monitor are slightly different.

Posted On: December 19th, 2005, 09:02 PM . Windows Xp Blinking Cursor Top Left Are those reasonable assumptions? There were no indications of failure. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - have you tried running by Sue T · 6 years ago In reply to Results system restore.

Bummer... 0 #8 wannabe1 Posted 29 May 2007 - 02:04 PM wannabe1 Tech Staff Technician 16,645 posts duckleader: There are programs that may still be able to recover your data...so long

Boy, would it be nice to have your brain here now! If you could get into safe mode you could completely update drivers for the onboard video. Though I don't see how hardware specs apply here. Black Screen White Underscore Upper Left Corner Sometimes when im on normal windows boot mode and after the xp logo and startup in progress i see the blue wallpaper with hp logo, and when i quickly press fn+f4

I was just using the internet on day and all of a sudden my desktop just began shutting off. But as I said, seeing a black screen with a flashing cursor is not that bad. Nothing. have a peek at these guys NOTHING works from startup, and screen constantly stays at the above problem stage.

Right click on it and go to printing preferences. I chose the option to repair damaged sectors and was going to let it run overnight. All rights reserved. Have you confirmed that your Windows os disc works..

What would have been easier would have been to remove the hard drive, use a drive adapter and copy all of the info off the drive to another computer. COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 7:46 AM That indicates a problem with either the HDD or the SATA controller. Unplug ALL USB devices. Although it did restore the manufacturer's splash screen and keyboard functionality.

wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 12:41 AM Now when I try pressing F12, it takes me to a Internal HDD, CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive, Onboard NIC, BIOS Setup/Disagnostics; however when I press Internal HDD or Posted On: 19-02-2004, 05:03 PM . The support section recommends leaving the empty b&w ink cartridge in even when it runs out, but that still doesn't work. Upon reboot it actually stopped showing the manufacturer's splash screen altogether and immediately went to the black screen with blinking cursor.

I don’t want to reinstall Windows because I have a lot of picture files on the hard drive that I don’t want to lose. I decided to cold boot it because I could not do anything. In your case, it could by HDD corruption or a driver issue. I may have even found a tutorial for it on this forum but can't find it now, I don't remember.