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Repair Windows 7 Black Screen of Death

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Do I have a malicious malware problem, or a settings problem causing my PC to sleep/BSOD?

Every five minutes or so my computer either goes into sleep mode or BSOD, even though I have the sleep settings, set to "never". When I run Malware bytes cleaner it shows clean, when I run Microsoft Security Essentials, it claims that I have "potential malware or malicious software that can't be disclosed until finished running", and then shuts off before completion of scan operation.

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I have also updated my graphics driver. All to no avail. What do I do now? It also does not seem to be an overheating problem.

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My PC is either going into sleep mode, even though I have changed the settings to "never", or it is malfunctioning into some kind of BSOD, what do I do now?

I have the sleep settings set to "never". I update

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How to deal with BSOD? and how to prevent it from happening again?

How to fix this? It started a few days ago, I don't really know the problem, because my little brother is the one who uses it now and then, but I remember a few weeks ago I just upgrade the Nvidia into a newer one

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Maybe that's the problem, the safe mode also taking too much time to load

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How do I get rid of the BSOD and my virus?

I think a couple of weeks ago, my computer caught a virus. I forgot what it was called, but it displayed a screen telling me my computer was infected by so and so virus, and my files were encrypted. It is also the only way to fix it was doing as it said, listing a few steps, the longer I wait, the harder it will become to save my files. I looked up a few solutions, they seemed to be a little different from my problem, since they had a different screen before they got to the message I was displayed with. The solutions did seem to work, but everybody complained their files were still encrypted afterwards. So, I decided to wait a little. My father unplugged the cable the next day, but the problem still persisted. After a little bit more than a week, I revisited it and all I see is a black screen, no message, and my courser. When I press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, there is no option for the task manager. Help please.

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Hi, I have something that looks like a BSOD but again I think its not

Hi, my computer is Toshiba satellite U800, Windows was badly affected by several Trojans, Recycle.bin , Skype viruses and I decided to change Windows. While I was in BIOS, bootable flash disc inserted, I made USB 1st priority and when I rebooted while holding F12, the screen blacked out, now I can't even go back into BIOS. The computer start but won't display CD, please help me out.

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Why does a BSOD occur, and how can I fix it?

It's taking me literally hours to log in

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I have BSOD error and my computer is password protected, how can I enter the task manager?

Got to clear the BSOD error and my computer is password protected, how can I enter the task manager

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BSOD solved by reboot, but why did it show on the first place?

Hi, the BSOD happens at Windows startup. During this process, the screen goes black and should, quite immediately come back to the "Welcome" screen. When I boot back from Linux, this always happens. While the computer is starting correctly (I can hear it and play blindly with it), I just don't see anything. Then I press the reset button, say at boot "start Windows normally" and the screen is back to normal. But if I restart to Linux and then reboot to Windows, the BSOD will be back. I've changed the NVIDIA driver several times, to the last version. I use proprietary NVIDIA driver under Linux too. I have really no clue, do you? How can I make a list of things loaded (or not) during startup process, to see if there's a difference between the wrong and the correct startup ? Thanks for your help.

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Is it common to have more than one user not getting the BSOD?

I have 5 or 6 users, only a couple get the black screen. Others are OK. The problem is mine and is the admin, and I get the black screen, with only pointer cursor.

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Can't get past "BSOD". I have tried over and over again with the F8 idea, hitting it just right, but?

I did the F8 thing, over and over again and finally got it to "take". I got to the safe mode. From there, I ran a system restore and it seemed to be working. I walked away. I forgot about "screen saver". After system restore the black screen is back, big time, and nothing I've tried has gotten me past it. Is the video card accessible if I take the computer apart? Is it hard to get to? Is this what I should do next? Thanks. IndyPhil717. I have tried: I actually already explained all of this in my longer version of the question.. I think it was caused by: Virus?

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Malware? Bad Video Card? Windows 7 crash and burn. That's all I can think of. Any ideas?

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I have BSOD with a working Cursor after about 5 minutes it loads normally?

I have BSOD with a working Cursor after about 5 minutes it loads normally. I have tried rebooting to previous previous version 15 days ago. Same issue.. . If I restart computer same thing happens, BSOD for 5 minutes working mouse then works OK.. . I have downloaded Malwarebytes and run a scan, hasnt picked anything up.. I think it was caused by: I just switched the Computer off and turned it back on, I am thinking it is a virus as my Zonealarm will not update however malware bytes was downloaded and works OK

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Hi, How are you doing today, Well, coming to issue what I am facing is BSOD with cursor?

Yesterday my PC got switched off two times due to power failure. After power came back, PC is not loading desktop, getting stuck there with cursor.. I have tried: I have tried, booting into safe mode, but no luck.

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Booting into last known good configuration no luck,Booting from installation media and select repair, found nothing to repair. Booting from Windows CD and open command prompt then chkdsk /r but no luck

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Restore is disabled. SFC not running showing repair is pending and need to reboot.(loop)

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BSOD - trying to access the F8 option, but asks for password - backdoor?

Had power supply taken from PC to use in another. Installed power supply and started back up, goes to the Windows did not shut down properly mode, then black screen, then shuts off. When I try the F8 on boot, the computer asks for a user name and password to get into the repair options. Is there a back door around this, as all of the passwords that the manufacturer of this industrial PC gave me have been incorrect. I have tried: F8, BIOS power saving mode change, CMOS battery removed and powered down then up. I think it was caused by: No Idea...

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