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Repair Windows 7 Black Screen of Death

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My computer will not boot up Windows 7?

When I try to start my laptop I get a couple of errors and a black screen. One of the errors is Wefault.exe Bad image, the other is Login process Initialization Failure. Finally there is a dwm.exe- Bad Image error. When I click OK on the errors, It a black screen w/ cursor shows for a few minutes, then a blue screen flashes and it restarts.

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How to fix the Black screen that my system goes to when starting up?

When my system starts up it goes to a black screen and I have a cursor and that's it no start button nothing but black. I can get to my task manager and get online like that. It has also said "error PROPSYS.dll". Can you help me get it back to normal again?

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How do I fix my laptop booting up with zero functionality?

My laptop keeps booting up but only shows a vanilla type Windows desktop background with no functionality at all apart from the mouse cursor. I can't even access task manager or do anything. I am able to use the HP quickweb option however which is what I am using right now.

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Hello, I want to start my computer. Before I can do anything I get this massage: A Disk read error occurred?

I start my repair disc. Windows load the files and then my Windows turn black.

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Boot device not found, Dell laptop, Ctrl Alt Shift to restart?

After sudden blue screen, when I removed data card to restart the Dell vostro 3550 laptop Win 7 pro, I am getting this error, Dell diagnostic show hard drive = 0

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My laptop randomly restarted and is now unresponsive?

It has a black screen and I have turned it on and off multiple times manually

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How can I solve my Dell laptop issue, I think it crashed?

I was working with my Dell Inspiron laptop and then suddenly I found that the browser colors has changed and then the browser disappeared and then I found the screen is black with little red things. After that the blue screen appeared telling me that if I saw this screen for the first time.....etc. and then the screen became black. I turned it off forcefully and then I started it. the laptop is working I think but the screen seems not to be working. I can't even see the mouse cursor

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I have installed kaspersky antivirus and now my laptop does not show the mouse cursor and start bar?

I have installed kaspersky antivirus and now my laptop does not show the mouse cursor and start bar

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I'm wondering if that's what my mom's laptop has?

She said the screen said there was a problem with a file, so she shutdown the laptop. I started it up next day, but it took about six or eight minutes and still no screen. Then the blue Windows screen with 'welcome' came on, but it went off soon after and all there is, is a black screen. I did Ctrl/Alt/Del and after about 5 minutes the task manager came up. I looked at list of running things but don't know what is normal, all looked OK to me. I couldn't get task manager to respond so I shut down the laptop (had to force) and now I'm looking for information. I have tried: I guess I answered this in the first box, the problem description box.. I think it was caused by: Maybe a Windows update? I know my mom doesn't change settings or download things or look at emails from anybody she doesn't know.

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Thank you for asking, I do not personally have a laptop but my sister does, and she is less computer wise than I am and asks me why her laptop won't boot up? so I am investigating laptop problems?

Although, I have the barest details from her so far (we live 500 miles apart), she tells me by phone there seems to be power coming in her screen, won't go to Desktop mode.. I have tried: Well, so far I have been reading a lot about static removal, checking graphics card function, switching RAM sticks etc,. I think it was caused by: No idea

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Hi, I have find your url when I'm in search about trouble with boot, on my laptop?

My MSI CR610 doesn't boot. Black screen, no BIOS access and no Dos of course.

energy problems won't resolve.

cleaning fan too.

an idea perhaps ?

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I have a laptop, HP Pavilion g6 1380ev?

My screen suddenly turned off, it is a new screen also, I changed the screen cable but nothing I thought that the problem was in software I formatted my laptop but the problem wasn't solved. Could you tell me what I can do? Thank you.

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I am formatting my laptop but unfortunately it shut down middle of processing?

It shows only black screen when I start it, please help me

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