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Black screen with cursor won't go any further

The acer logo comes on says windows didn't shut down normally then goes to black screen with cursor. What do I do? It will not let me reinstall

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In order to reinstall you'll likely have to go into your cmos and change your boot order from "HDD0" to CDRom, then you should be able to reinstall.
Have you tried pressing the F8 key as the machine boots so that you can start in "safe mode" possible using system restore to replace corrupted files???
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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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Posted on May 22, 2009

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