I've tried all the "f" keys and nothing gets me to a command prompt to type "format". then used Iso Recorder v3 to burn onto disc. THAT never happened with any other Windows product, just Vista.What I realized is that, I too, have been experiencing a black screen problem, only not as severe as others here. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Black Screen Vista!!! http://howtoblog.org/computer-won-39-t/cannot-start-computer.html
If there is a piece of software causing this, msconfig could very possibly be used to find out which one is the culprit. What you want is, to go into windows. In set up (press F1, F2 or delete during POST) look to see if you can restore defaults. Steve Back to top #6 Tykrasze Tykrasze Members 1 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:21 AM Posted 24 June 2009 - 01:29 AM I am having the same problems as the first
So the problems I'm having are the initial ones that everyone experienced with this OS. Back to top #8 Dborns Dborns Topic Starter Members 201 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:21 AM Posted 26 June 2009 - 10:35 AM Hello Thanks for your reply. I figured I was going to have to do a full re-install, I just wanted to wait and see if anyone ran into the same problem. msconfig can help to narrow that down.
How many hours do you run your PC in a day? (Feel free to estimate.) Do you have your computer plugged into a surge suppressor or an UPS unit (Uninterruptible Power Check Disk will start at the next bootup and go through 5 stages and it will take a long while. I agree with Tech83 that the video card is probably the most likely culprit and as I mentioned before given what you have told us about the fan I would recommend Computer Won't Boot Up Black Screen Indicator lights on the battery is ok and the plugin icon on the indicator means that it recognizes that the laptop is plugged.
Continue Reading Up Next Up Next List What Are the Advanced Startup Menu Options and How Do You Use Them? Laptop Won't Boot That does make it tougher to be sure. My laptop has that handy wi-fi disconnect switch that makes that easy to do...I simply turn it to OFF, close my desktop widgets, then reboot.As it turned out, one of my I've just taken the Cyberpower PC that I mentioned earlier back to my client.
When prompted (after it has booted to the CD/DVD) choose "repair my computer" and enter the command prompt 4. Windows Vista Won't Start Black Screen I did run a power analysis and it would seem that your system does not have enough power for this configuration based on the listed wattage of the currently installed PSU, I'm having problems with my laptop and I believe its due to windows updates so if it had updates installing, I'm sure my desktop may have been loading updates and either Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
So, I did do that, and the reboot went normally at first. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/235610/vista-wont-boot-past-windows-error-recovery/ How to Start Windows Vista in Safe Mode Article How to Write a New Boot Sector to a Windows Partition List Can't Start Windows 7? Computer Won't Turn On But I've been using it for almost a year now? Computer Won't Boot Windows 10 Most people never see this because they replace a computer before the battery goes dead.
However, the screen stayed black. check over here Some further suggestions here, http://forums.techarena.in/showthread.php?t=691870 http://digitalliving.cnet.co.u.....4-1,00.htm Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. All the moderator posts were removed. Test laptop with W7 Home Premium 64 bit * NIS Vers. 188.8.131.52 konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 28-Oct-2010 | Computer Won't Boot Windows 7
ARRRRR! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dell M1730 Black screen and won't boot by puthor / December 7, 2008 11:08 PM PST In reply to: Vista Won't Boot (Black I am running Windows Vista 64 Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. his comment is here Load and update windows, add firefox and your favourite anti-virus software (do this early so that you can download the updates etc.), and any other often used or critical software.
bjm_ Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Sep-2008 Posts: 13,697 Solutions: 280 Kudos: 2,008 Kudos1 Stats Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 27-Oct-2010 | 3:00PM • Permalink konrip wrote:Yes, I have few Adobe How To Boot In Safe Mode I receive the same results.> I have attempted every possible key combination I can think of. Anyway, as I said earlier, my computer doesn't recognise these hangs as a distruptive shut downs, so they are simply not listed there.
Join the community here. this is a new laptop. Thanks for the advice. Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device I don't know how to check my hard drive to see if thats the problem before I spend $100 on one I can't return.
All the other suggestions did nothing. so far....... This time, my drivers all seem to be up to date, so I am not sure if it is a driver issue or not. http://howtoblog.org/computer-won-39-t/windows-could-not-start-and-now-nothing-turns-on.html Usually there will be a message indicating that Windows is waiting for such and such process to end.
And it gets stuck on the welcome screen, where it doesn't respond to anything. Report 'Ello Mate!- Jul 14, 2010 at 02:22 AM exactly what I have :( Helpful +1 Report delilah Mar 8, 2009 at 03:55 PM I am having the same problem. Regards, Konrad. Already have an account?
I get Personal Computer World magazine, and the free CD includes some great software - they've given away Acronis True Image and Paragon Disk Backup - full working copies - that Hope I will get a solution from you ( EXPERT). how do I see..