After recovery my screen is black

  Zaltis 14:41 25 Sep 2018

So I have just bought a used pc and went to the recovery tab on windows 10 and chose to reset and delete all files (not the one which wipes the drive clean). And after that my screen went black as it should rester, but it even after 30 minutes as I tried restarting it manualy nothing appears on the screen. Can it be because I am using an hdmi cable and tv? It shows that there is signal but its black. If not what could be causing this?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:00 25 Sep 2018

A reset and wipe of files will take a long time 30 minutes is not long enough to wait.

If you have powered off during the reset then you have probably corrupted the windows system files.

Best bet now is to download and make a media creation USB / DVD from Microsoft

Boot to BIOS and set it to legacy boot or f12 or similar key at startup may give you boot options so you can boot from your new media.

Do a clean install from the USB /DVD media

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