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by fred436` / July 29, 2010 5:20 AM PDT

I have a HP a1640n Media Center 2005 that came with XP that was upgraded to vista home premium. It was set to auto updates when my home page changed by itself, I went to system restore to reset it where I had it, and when it went to restart, all I got was black screen with the mouse cursor showing and it was active, but nothing showing. I'm new to this so any help will be appreciated. PLEASE HELP ME!

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(NT) Tried Restarting In Safe Mode,Then Run System Restore Again?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 29, 2010 6:35 AM PDT
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What to do...
by Papa Echo / July 29, 2010 8:25 AM PDT

Scan for malware... Reset your homepage. If you are not sure how, let us know which browser you are using.

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How To ?
by fred436` / July 29, 2010 8:40 AM PDT
In reply to: What to do...

How do I scan for malware when I have nothing I can see ? I' using internet explorer 7. I have adaware on the machine, I'm sending this to you from another computer. Thank You for any Help.

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by Papa Echo / July 29, 2010 9:50 AM PDT
In reply to: How To ?

...misunderstood - thought your browser was showing a blank page.

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Solved Black Screen Problem
by fred436` / July 30, 2010 12:15 PM PDT

I would like to thank all who helped me. fred436

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(NT) For The Forum's Knowledge, HOW Did You Solve It?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 31, 2010 8:21 AM PDT
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How I fixed black screen
by fred436` / July 31, 2010 12:28 PM PDT

I had to use my recovery discs, and had to reload everything.

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(NT) Thanks For Posting Back !
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 31, 2010 12:48 PM PDT
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