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laptop computer screen
my laptop is coming on with the usual windows start up on screen but then the screen goes black. The computer is still runnning. does anyone have any sugestions please?
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bikeman answers:

my laptop comes on with the usual windows start up on screen but then the screen goes black for about 10 seconds then it continues starting up, maybe you have too much information on your laptop


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red-rover answers:

It may be a boot - up failure. If you have the system disc, try to start-up with the windows disc in. It may recognise the disc and give you the option of accessing the computer in some way. I had this problem on my pc but got round it by booting from the system disc.


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PocketDemon answers:

it could also be running a disk check using a resolution that the GFX chip can't display.

in one of my PCs there's an old nVidia FX5950 Ultra card which does exactly this - when i first got the card (when they were kind of new) then it threw me completely, but cross testing it & it would do the same in other PCs whilst otherwise working perfectly & other cards had no problem so...


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