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Can't boot up computer

I try but it stops part way through and gives me a black screen with a cursor.

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  • sambadoido Jul 25, 2008

    when i boot it up it goes to the windows xp screen after that right before the starting up screen (blue screen) it goes to a blank black screen with the mouse cursor. i can move the mouse cursor around, and at one point i let it sit there for 20 minutes to see if it would go past this point. it did not, so i turned it off and after several more tries it works. although this is pretty scary!

  • amereto Oct 06, 2008

    Hard drive boots to xp loading screen , then reboot again, to boot select screen (inproper shupdown: select safemode, last ggod reboot settings, etc).



    No optioon works and I hear a click noises from the drive while at the XP screen.

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OS is, manuf is????check the power supply and ensure fan works, check then to see if the hard drive is functional-hear any click noises?is the video cable from monitor plugged in< check please? Is this a plug in direct to motherboard or is it a separate video card? Might want to take PC and hook to another monitor to see if same error occurs. Error is consistent, open CPU and check if connections for a video card. see what strives you can accomplish, repost more data.

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