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Re-installed XP Pro + SP2 + SP3 - but have black screen

DELL LATITUDE D510
After reinstalling XP Pro base and then SP2 I encountered a black screen on re-boot. I booted to safe mode, installed all the Dell 510 drivers re-booted, but still had the black screen. I booted to safe mode, installed SP3 but still have black screen.
I do get the XP start-up screen, but then it goes balck with only the cursor showing.
Please can you suggest a recovery from this?
Thanks
Scott

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    hebbour_hami Dec 25, 2012

    Re-installed XP Pro + SP2 + SP3 - but have black screen

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Reinstall xp and dont install sp2 go to microsoft update and let it install sp3 for you

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Does this computer have a Celeron processor in it? First see if you can Ctrl-Alt-Del and run from a command prompt "explorer.exe" (without the quotes). If you cant, try to go to safe mode. If you can access the computer in safe mode, uninstall all service packs until its working again. If safe mode is not an option, reinstall Windows.
Google "celeron service pack fix" and download. Install it first then try the service packs again.

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