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windows XP login problem - blank screen

I have windows XP SP3 on this machine. All of a sudden, it has developed this problem: Most of the time, after the "windows is starting" logo, nothing comes up. Just a blank, blue screen. Even ...
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Often My Laptop Doesn't Work: Only Shows Blank Screen With the Cursor Flashing

My rather old Dell C840 started behaving strangely. When I try to start it up, it doesn't do anything, just shows a blank screen with the cursor flashing. It has nothing to do with booting. It doesn't ...
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Get black screen at logon/welcome?

I turn on my computer and screen seems to be working, but as soon as it comes to the screen where I am suppose to put in my password I get a black screen, except for the momentary message from ...
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Blank displays after inactivity, mouse cursor not showing up

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise x86 machine that is exhibiting some strange problems. After some inactivity (it varies how long it takes), when I come back to my computer, both of my monitors are ...
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Laptop not opening..black coloured screen with just mouse cursor moving

Laptop configuration: 32 bit operating system 2038 MB RAM Windows Vista Home Basic Intel Core 2 Duo Problem: I am not able to open my laptop...nothing appears, just microsoft logo with loading ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 boots to black before bios. Sometimes

Every once in a while, I boot the computer and the video output refuses to work, before the Dell logo in the bios shows up. The back light works, and the computer is booting up behind the scenes (I ...
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Output changes from DVI-D to DVI-A during boot process - any way to force Windows 7 to use DVI-D?

I'm running Windows 7 through ATI HD5400 into HP2335 monitor. I can manually switch betwen an analog DVI and a digital DVI source on this monitor. Both BIOS and POST sequence work fine through the ...
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Windows 7 suddenly boots to a shiny blank screen on a Lenovo T410

Suddenly, my Lenovo T410 started booting into a blank screen. However, the computer seems to be otherwise working quite normally. When the computer is started, BIOS splash screen shows up, Windows ...
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Dell Vostro blank screen when booting

When I try to start up my Dell Vostro 1088 it just shows a blank screen. The hard drive and the CD drive works. I can hear some sound. But I cannot even see the Dell startup splash screen. How can I ...
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Dell Vostro 1520 blank screen output after screen replacement

I ordered a replacement screen from Dell after an unfortunate accident and once installed I can't get it to work. I only get a blank screen with cursor on corner. If I use an external monitor then ...
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I cannot boot Ubuntu 10.04 on battery power. What do I do?

Okay, so as the title says, I run Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that when I boot it on battery, it doesn't come on. I see a blank screen completely. Sometimes, the Ubuntu splash is visible for a couple ...
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Computer freeze into blue blank screen aften 5 mins

I'm experiencing a wierd problem with this computer. About 5 minutes after booting the machine freezes into a blue blank screen (not BSOD). The screen is completely blank, not even a cursor is ...
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Laptop backlight intermittently working

Like the title suggests. I have an intermittent issue with the back-light not working when the machine starts up. The screen still displays graphics just very dimly. I checked the cables and they ...
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Why is my screen not turning on after building a new computer?

All the BIOS beeps are solid, everything is looking good. I have built computers in the past and everything looks solid with this installation. Is there something that I need to do to get my screen ...
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No display on CRT when I tried to increase the resolution

HI to all, My LG CRT monitor was running in 600 x 800 resolution, and when I tried to increase it The screen went blank and never returned till now..only sparking sound coming from inside the ...
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Blank Screen After Login on Windows 7

When unlocking a Windows 7 computer the screen briefly (less than a second) goes blank before showing the screen (this is normal). Abound once a month (but sometimes within 24 hours) when I unlock my ...
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Black Screen when Computer Boots

I'm having a serious problem with my computer; I think I've narrowed it down to the motherboard, but I'd like a second opinion before I spend the money. I have no idea what's wrong. Before I moved ...