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Black screen with just the cursor after log-in

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  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2008

    Upon booting up, I see the e machines screen adn thent he Miscrosoft windows XP screen and then a blacks screenwith the mouse that will move . THats all I get. Am I screwed?

  • Peter VanderStoep
    Peter VanderStoep May 11, 2010

    What system are we taliking about? machine, OS,

    After log-in, there is just a cursor on screeen? what kind of log-in? where is the curosr.

    On text based systems, many times the ciursor is in the upper left.



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