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My computer goes to black screen with flashing cursor in upper left corner. does this mean i need to reformat my harddrive and reinstall windows? i didn't install anything new i just rebooted the computer and got the black screen

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    s_s_m_o_k_i_ Jul 27, 2009

    checked bios and evrything there is set as it should be

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    s_s_m_o_k_i_ Jul 27, 2009

    still have black screen after reconnecting ram card and harddrive cables

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    s_s_m_o_k_i_ Jul 27, 2009

    tried running xp disk to repair it but still got black screen and cursor

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Wen yu power up press F2 or F1 or 'del' key to enter in bios check your harddisk is detected in bios.
Open cpu cover and refix RAM memory and reconect power cable and sata or ide cable to harddisk again.
then ceck.

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