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This usually occurs when your RAM is faulty and can actually happen to all computers running many different operating systems. Aside from installing a new operating system to test out the RAM, you can simply switch out your RAM.


Turn off your computer if it is on. If you are experiencing the black screen regularly, there is a good chance that it will not allow you to boot up your computer fully without shutting itself down. If this is the case, your computer is already more than likely off. Remove the power cord from the computer tower.

Remove the screws that hold the PC tower cover in place with a screwdriver. The tower cover usually only comes off on one side, so gently remove the side that is capable, and place it away from the tower. Users with laptops need to remove the RAM panel from the underside of the computer. This gives you access to the RAM for replacing.

Locate the RAM that is attached to the motherboard of your computer. You will see clasps that hold the RAM into place, and you may see more than one stick of RAM. Remove all of the RAM sticks by pushing the clasps away, unhooking the RAM from the motherboard. Click your new, replacement RAM into place, and cover the tower back up with the cover, or replace the laptop RAM panel.

Hook up the power cable or place the battery back in, and power on your computer. You now see that your computer is working without the black screen appearing. If you have more than one stick of RAM, turn the computer off, and remove the power cords and battery. Insert one old RAM stick, and cover the tower back up, replace the power cord or battery, and turn on your computer. Check to make sure it does not present you with the blue screen. One by one, reinsert the old RAM sticks into your computer, and test your computer for stability. Once you are presented with the black screen, remove the last old RAM stick that you inserted, and your screen problems are gone.

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Method 1: Reset Windows Vista password through Vista operating system

Windows Vista allows you to create a password reset disk with a USB flash drive in a few seconds. It can help you reset Windows Vista password when you forget it.

Part 1: Create Windows Vista password reset disk

Step 1: Log on your Windows Vista computer.

Step 2: Insert a USB flash drive in computer.

Step 3: Click Start button to select Control Panel.

Step 4: Click User Accounts and Family Safety in the following screen.

Step 5: Click User Accounts when a new screen appears.

Step 6: Click Create a password reset disk in the left pane in the coming up screen.

Step 7: The Forgotten Password Wizard will open, and then click next.

Step 8: Select the portable media drive which you want to create a password reset disk on, and then click next.

Step 9: Enter your current password, and then click next.

Step 10: Click next when the progress indicator shows 100% complete.

Step 11: Click Finish in the next window.

Step 12: You can now remove the flash drive from your computer.

Now you have successfully created a Windows Vista password reset disk. And you'll find a Userkey.PSW file when you open USB flash drive. Keep the file or USB flash drive in a safe place. You'd better to mark the USB flash drive so that you can distinguish it from other USB drives. When you forget password on Windows Vista and cannot log on your PC, you can use the USB password reset disk to reset Windows Vista password. You could follow the below steps.

Part 2: Reset Windows Vista password

Step 1: Start your computer and get to the Windows Vista logon screen.

Step 2: Type a wrong password, and then press Enter.

Step 3: Click OK when the error message that the user name or password is incorrect. And the Reset password link will appear on the Vista logon screen.

Step 4: Click Reset password to open Password Reset Wizard screen.

Step 5: Insert your USB password reset disk in computer.

Step 6: Click Next on the Password Reset Wizard screen.

Step 7: Select your USB password reset disk, click Next.

Step 8: Type and confirm a new Vista password.

Step 9: Input password hint, click Next.

Step 10: Click Finish when you've successfully reset Windows Vista password. You'll return to Windows Vista Logon screen.

Step 11: Enter your new Windows Vista password to log on your Vista machine.

Please Note: You must create the Windows Vista password reset disk before losing your password.

Method 2: Reset Windows Vista password with Windows Login Recovery

If you are locked out of Vista PC without a Windows Vista password reset disk, you'll need Windows Login Recovery to create one. This Windows password recovery software allows you to use a USB flash drive or blank CD/DVD to create a bootable Windows password reset disk. With it, you'll never to be worried when you need to perform Windows Vista password reset. It is also easy for you. Follow the below steps.

Step 1: Download Windows Login Recovery and install it on a computer that you could log on.

Step 2: Burn a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive password reset disk.

Step 3: Reset Windows Vista password to be empty.

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