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Black screen after login for my user account only

I was faced with a perplexing issue today. I was attempting to roll out a Access Database file to certain users today. And I set up a namespace and and replication, I then proceeded to setup a ...
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Black screen because of the unsuccessful hibernation wakeup

Lately i experienced many unexpected shutdowns and unsuccessful hibernation wakeups. I used Whocrashed too see the report of the error and checked for minidump and dump files but i couldn't see the ...
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3answers
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Windows 7 black screen and mouse cursor but nothing else

HP dv7. Purchased 2010. The hard drive was a bit flaky from the beginning. I had some startup problems early on so after running chkdsk /r it reported finding and fixing some bad clusters. This has ...
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0answers
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How do I debug/diagnose failures starting Windows Explorer?

Problem/Context: I have a Windows 7 Ultimate computer. No bizarre software or services installed: drivers, Office, LogMeIn, Steam, Dropbox, Eclipse, PyCharm--pretty standard stuff. I use it for ...
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1answer
71 views

Windows 7 : Are there error logs?

I had a problem recently with Windows 7 on my dual Windows / Ubuntu machine. It started saying that some kind of security tag was invalid on all the files and that it was "fixing" them. Then, next ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 shows blank (black) screen after welcome screen with just mouse pointer

I have got Samsung laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate on it. It just suddenly failed to start. It boots to Welcome screen then it just goes blank with mouse pointer. But I was able to boot into safe mode ...
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1answer
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KSOD problems, shell.dll

When i was using the Theme Manager, i tried to install a theme onto a windows 7 enterprise 32-bit laptop and when i restarted computer after the logo screen it went to the KSOD and had an error pop up ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 KSOD and Ctrl-Alt-Del Error

I have an HP desktop and just recently went to login when my screen froze. I hit Ctrl Alt Del and it said something like logon error etc so I rebooted but the same thing happened again. I ran ...
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0answers
178 views

Windows 7 black screen, may be a hardware issue

Today my HP laptop suddenly started having the black screen issue: When booting up, after the Windows logo and the "Starting Windows" message, the screen just goes black. I know Windows keeps going ...
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1answer
7k views

Windows 7, Black screen with cursor, impossible to logon

First - I have gone through as many possible solutions I've found here and elsewhere. [Edit - to describe the issue in more detail, the PC appears to boot correctly, but instead of the logon screen, ...
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1answer
191 views

Black screen while watching youtube videos

nearly every time, while I'm watching a video on YouTube, my monitor losts signal from my graphic card. Sometimes the driver is resetting, but often I got a black screen and thats it. My System ...
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0answers
77 views

No monitor after Windows 7 update

I recently installed Windows 7 on a Toshiba Satellite laptop. After updating, my machine would start but the screen remained off. I was able to fix this by connecting an external monitor. The ...
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0answers
499 views

HD5450 black screen after installing drivers

I just build a new HTPC-ish desktop computer and everything works fine until I install the ATI drivers for the videocard which is a Asus HD 5450 Silent 512MB DDR3 card. The main issue is that I get a ...
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2answers
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Black screen after disabling Intel graphics on ASUS laptop

My ASUS A53SV laptop has an onboard Intel GMA graphics and also nVidia GeForce 540N. I am using Windows 7 Pro. I thought that the GeForce was not being used, so I went to Device Manager and disabled ...
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1answer
400 views

Win7 becomes unstable after waking from sleep and trying to access esata drive

I have the following problem: I have a HTPC at home which is only used for its Mediacenter but since recently has an esata storage enclosure to record all its data to. The esata enclosure has a ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How do I stop mapped network drives which aren't available preventing Windows 7 64-bit booting past KSOD?

I have a QNAP server on my home network which I've mapped a few folders in Windows-7x64 using NFS. This works perfectly except for when I switch the server off (or disconnect it from the network). ...
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1answer
3k views

HP Pavilion dv6 screen goes black after Windows loads, but not in safe mode

When I boot the laptop normally, it goes through POST, and I can see the "Starting Windows" screen with the Windows logo. However, right before I get to the Windows logon, the screen goes black. In ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 doesn't boot further than a blank screen with only a mouse cursor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make Windows 7 boot further than a blank screen with only a mouse cursor? I am doing a clean install, having tried from both USB and DVD with two different ...
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2answers
978 views

On windows 7 64bit, the computer freezes and the screen turns black when I play videos fullscreen

I have a weird problem on my desktop computer : it seems that playing videos in full screen (with VLC or iTunes) freezes the computer after a few minutes. Maximizing vlc does not. The weird thing is ...
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8answers
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Windows 7 hangs on black screen for a while after log in

I have observed the following. I get the welcome screen. I click on my user and get the "logging on" screen. After that all I get is a black screen with a mouse cursor. I can't even start Task ...
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3answers
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Windows 7 random black screen when idle

Occasionally, when I'm away from my computer for about 5 minutes, the computer screen will go black and all USB devices (keyboard/mouse) will lose power. Attempting to move the mouse or pressing keys ...
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2answers
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Nvidia driver on Windows 7 causing black screen

I have just installed Windows 7 on a desktop machine and for the first time ever have had a really tough time doing so, its normally a nice smooth install. This time I found that the monitor would ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 black screen after logon for about a minute

Apologies if this has already been asked/answered. I googled and only seem to be able to find posts about people having the problem where the screen stays black indefinitely. Mine just goes black ...
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1answer
247 views

Windows 7 black screen

When I startup the computer and I insert my credentials, press login, the Welcome screen appears and after that I get the black screen. I have to wait about 10 minutes and then I have to press a ...
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1answer
533 views

Radeon 4850 + Windows 7 64bit causing Blackouts/reboots while playing games

Ever since I upgraded to windows 7 I can seem to play any games with my PC rebooting either straight away or after a few minutes of gaming, after reboot I get bios beeps for gfx card failure. The same ...
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How to analyze a memory dump on Windows after a blue screen error?

My computer running Windows 7 x64 crushes time to time. Could you please advise tool which could help with analyzing memory dump or point out possible reason and further troubleshooting steps? ...
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Windows 7 Black screen of death after RAM upgrade

A co-worker of mine upgraded his pc to 4 gigs of ram from 2. After installing the new RAM his computer boots ok, he gets to the login screen, logs in fine, and then his computer screen goes black ...
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2answers
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Windows 7 x64 random black screen of death (not at start up!)

I have a relatively new machine (November 2009) with Windows 7 x64 Home Premium. Since beginning of January, I experience more and more frequent black screen of death. I could not associate to any ...
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Windows 7 Black screen of death

My two week old computer went down early this afternoon. I've been working all day to fix it with no luck, I'd really appreciate any help or advice that you can offer. I'll also mention that I am ...