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Windows doesnt load up stays on this black screen

When i start the computer emachine logo shows up then quickly it goes to a black screen with this white dash just blinking and thats all it does

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Most probably it is the problem with your hard drive's MBR (master boot record).

First try booting the system from bootable CD or DVD, if that succeeds that will be the sign that everything is ok with your machine but you have problem with your OS (operating system).

Try reformating the hard disk and resintalling Windows or doing system recovery from CDs provided from your vendor.

To get bootable CD with OS, easiest thing to do is to get one of the linux distributions that can be loaded from the CD.
Smallest and simplest is SLAX.

http://www.slax.org/get_slax.php

Burn it on CD and try booting your computer.


Good luck,

Milan

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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It is probably a hardware error, also could be an error with your OS installation.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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