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Acer 3690 hangs with black screen

Turn on acer 3690, it initially loads all window files then immediately goes to black screen and stays like that til sceensaver "microsoft windows" appears. I never see start screen or desktop at anytime! Help! What can I do to browse internet again I don't mind losing any or every file as none were important.

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Hi , check if u can run the system in :"safe mode with VGA"option, or just the safe mode???if it works in safe mode, u will need to restore the O/S to previous checkpoint, or reinstall the OS using "repair" option.let me know

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