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Black screen My computer only gives a black screen with a cursor, what do i do?

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  • dancindannyb Feb 10, 2009

    can not get to bios when i try. I get toshiba splash then blank screen w/cursor

  • Lou Labetti
    Lou Labetti May 11, 2010

    Are you able to get into the bios of the laptop?

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Sounds like display problems if you are getting past the Windows splash screen. Try booting into VGA mode by pressing F8 when the computer is booting just after the POST screen. If it works you need to update your graphics drivers.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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