XP Startup

  Luca M 20:40 23 Jun 2003

When I turn my computer on it will load up to the Windows XP start up screene but just as the computer loads the logon screen the screen will go black and will stay like this. Any ideas on how to fix this or why it is doing this.

  Despicable Desperado 21:15 23 Jun 2003

Looks very much like a graphics driver problem. Reboot and press F8 to enable booting up on safe mode. Delete the graphics driver and again reboot. Hopefully you will be able to boot normally and then reinstall your graphics driver.

  Luca M 21:24 23 Jun 2003

I have tried to do this but even in safe mode the screen still stays black.

  hugh-265156 03:15 24 Jun 2003

tap F8 after the post screen and select last known good configuration.might help.

  Djohn 08:12 24 Jun 2003

Have you checked the power saving settings? Just maybe the monitor is set to power down after 1 or 2 minutes! j.

  Brian-318590 08:22 24 Jun 2003

i,ve also had this my cd drive caused this to happen could try pulling the plug out of cd rom

  Jester2K II 08:46 24 Jun 2003

Reboot and press F8 and choose Last Known Good Configuration. Worked for me....

  Luca M 15:59 24 Jun 2003

I have tried last good configuration but the black screen still comes up.

  Luca M 07:59 26 Jun 2003

Thankyou everyone who has helped me find the cause of this problem. In the end I had to format the Hard Drive.

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