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Compaq presario laptop goes completely black (no start, nothing) after password is entered on welcome screen. I turn the unit and enter my p-word. It says "welcome" with the spinning circle for a rather long period of time and then goes directly to an all black screen. Re-booting gets the same result. Ctrl/alt/del does nothing, nor does esc. It was working fine last night.

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Sometimes when somethings messed up like what your talking about you can during startup when you see your computers brand and options underneath push f8 and use the last known good configuration is what i beleave its called.

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Are you able to go safe mode? Reboot and when the logo appears, press f8 and select safe mode. If you are able to, you might want to run a antispyware or antivirus software.

Let me know if you are able to access that.

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