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I have an Acer espire which will not run up comes up with black screen and flashing white cursor.

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    Thanks this was very helpful.

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When i power up my Acer M3400, everything loads then after the 'welcome' windows part the screen goes black and i can only see the mouse cursor? I tried to restart but nothing happens. It keep


Not sure, but try loading Safe Mode by pressing F8 during boot and lowering screen resolution. In Safe Mode you can even run System Restore. It load to a previous date that you choose.

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Sounds like your MBR is missing. In the top left corner? Like a blinking cursor? If so it's looking for a DVD/CD to boot from. Try to unplug the machine, wait 30 seconds or so, plug in Try to reboot. If that fails, Do a system restore/recovery at boot using F key. OR ,load Repair disk and reboot from DVD/CD rom.

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I'm thinking from what you describe that you are just looking at the cursor blinking in the upper left corner of the screen.
You haven't said what you did or what you are trying to do, but I suggest you turn the computer off (just push the power button in for about 7 seconds) and then restart it after about 15 seconds. If it doesn't start, go through the process again but this time, after you turn it on, tap on the F8 key. Like tap---tap---tap and keep doing that until you get a black screen with a white menu on it. Use your arrow keys to select "repair your computer" that you will see if you are using windows 7.

This should repair you startup problem.

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Windows is not loading have black screen with white cursor then goes to acer and fast out again to white cursor


Hello, doing a "last known good configuration" Works most of the time. Here is how to do it:

1. Make sure your computer is powered down.

2. Turn your computer on and immediately start pressing F8 on your keyboard repeatedly until you see a black screen with white writing that gives you a list of boot options.

3. Use the down arrow on your keyboard to select the Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced) option.

4. Press Enter on your keyboard and cross your fingers.

Good Luck!

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Did you try " Last known good configuration at start up. If after boot you press the F8 key where you said you went into safe mode, did you try to load the good known config. It sounds like you have a corrupted registry.

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Start the Acer in Safe Mode. Let it settle on the desktop, so that it is ready to be used. Then check the screen's settings, using right-click on a blank spot on the desktop. See if you can get it out of the limited video mode in which it seems to be now.
Or simply shut it down again, and restart back into normal mode.
Frequently, this is all it takes to reset the video.

Good luck,
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Did you make any changes recently (add memory, etc.)? Does it make any beeping noises on startup? I've had this problem occur when putting in the wrong type of memory. If you haven't added memory and there is beeping on startup, find the manufacturer of the MOBO and you should be able to find a beep startup code to tell you what the issue is.

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Im having trouble starting my acer laptop, iv tried pressin f2 and f8, and tried pressing safe mode options and others available, but it just goes onto the windows loading page and then to a black screen...


Try use last known settings that worked. If that doesn't work,reload your operating system, sounds like something might be corrupt.

Please rate my awnser. Thank you.

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I have an acer aspire laptop and everytime i turn it on it comes up with a black screen and a flashing white underscore in the top left hand corner is there a way to fix this?


White underscores rock. They let you enter your BIOS password and stuff. Your system has achieved Zen and you're unhappy with that? You better clear up what you wish it would do for you.

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