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I have an aspire one netbook windows 7 has stopped working after error msg i am left with a black screen and white curser, i know i need to reinstall os so I have bought an external unit to do this but all i am getting is windows has encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer I have changed the boot sequence to cd but cant do it please help step by step instructions would be appreciated many thanks

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To solve your black screen with just cursor
1. disconnect all (external) devices on your netbook 2. remove battery and adapter then press and hold the power button to drain flea power for about a minute 3. put the battery and adapter back in. 4. power on (as soon as you hit power button tap "F8" key) 5. advance boot options>safe mode (after loading still black screen and just cursor: press alt + ctrl + del then access task manager - new task > run > explorer.exe (should bring up your desktop) 6. access system restore under start > accessories > system tools > system restore 7. restore to an earlier time
to solve your re-installation of OS
1. boot to bios by pressing "F2" or "Del" (depending on your manufacturer) 2. once in bios look for restore defaults 3. save and exit 4. boot options under "F12" highlight media drive press enter and continue pressing enter until you see windows loading screen

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