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Black Screen of death help me plss

Aug 15, 2017 5:26AM PDT

when i open my pc it will start but after the logo startup it will blackscreen i already tried the f8 then repair my computer but it didnt work even the safe mode and other option it just turning black screen i already change the monitor but it didnt work too please help me to fix it.

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Re: black screen
Aug 15, 2017 7:51AM PDT

There's no 'black screen of death'. There's only a 'blue screen of death' (BSOD) that contains an error code. A black screen is just a black screen.

If it gives a black screen also in the f8 repair my PC mode (in stead of repairing it) you can try the repair mode from your Windows install disc or stick (free to make if you don't have it already). If that fails do a clean install in stead of a repair.
If it fails even after a clean install it's a hardware issue.

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black screen
Aug 15, 2017 4:58PM PDT

thankyou for the reply I already try sir but after the process and reach the windows logo it will blink just 0.1 sec then it will be stack up in black

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This can happen for a lot of reasons.
Aug 15, 2017 5:03PM PDT

I don't see enough details but in older PCs connected with VGA it's possible for the VIDEO MODE to be incorrect. It's relatively simple to fix. Here's the quick version. If a step eludes you, be sure to try google on the step's words.

1. Boot Safe Mode.
If the screen still goes black it's a hardware issue. For example if your PC has more than one video connection, it may be on the wrong connection. This is a hardware issue. Some PCs have settings which video is primary and secondary but for this discussion I can't know that.

2. In safe mode, change the video setting to what your monitor supports.
As we don't know which version of Windows or much about your PC, I have to pause here.

3. Once that's set, press the start button and select restart.
Again, the lack of which Windows dogs this step. As you own this machine, you should know how to use the start menu and restart. If not try tapping the power button, let it shut down then tap again and see if it's fixed.

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Black screen generally means....
Aug 15, 2017 10:16AM PDT

When you get a black screen after boot its more than likely a hardware issue. Most times I have found that black screens are usually dead components. I spoke with one of my bosses Michael Pereira, one of the best developers I know, he builds his own systems from the ground up. I asked his thoughts and he agrees that its most likely hardware. He thinks its the hard drive since it craps out in safe mode as well. How long have you had this system? Could it be that the hard drive has died? After three or four years they almost always just up and die. Have you heard the hard drive spinning lately? I have noticed that you will sometimes hear them right before they die. Its very soft but you can hear it. Also, it could be one of your daughter cards like a video card or audio card could have died as well. I would consider all of those as possible causes. But its almost certainly hardware related. Hope this helps.

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black screen
Aug 15, 2017 5:07PM PDT

Thankyou for the help sir I appreciate it. I already change the hard drive and try it but it stil dont work and i already change my monitor but still no work do you think that the motherboad or the video card is the problem? Sad its been 4 yrs since I got this system unit.

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video card?
Aug 15, 2017 9:40PM PDT

Not onboard/inbuilt video chip on motherboard? If so, check the card is fully inserted into the slot. Those heavy VGA cords, especially in AGP and PCI slots can cause the cards to come lose from the slot. If you have an onboard video connection, try connecting to it instead, see if anything happens.

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black screen problem
Aug 15, 2017 6:54PM PDT

I can now choose other options but i cannot start the windows normally help please

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Options
Aug 15, 2017 11:37PM PDT

Sure be nice if you didn't keep us in suspense and tell us what the other options are.

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Black Screen of death
Aug 16, 2017 12:11AM PDT

sir thankyou for still replying to me I appreciate it alot Happy when i press f8 windows addvanced option
will pop out then select an option there are many choices : Safe Mode , Safe Mode with Networking,Safe Mode with Command Prompt,Enable Boot Logging,Enable VGA mode, Last Known Configuration,Directory Service Restore Mode ,Start windows normally. Sir i can now choose the others but if i choose Start windows normally the logo of the windows will appear and after that there it is the blackscreen of death Sad but for now i`m using the safe mode i`m using windows 7 ultimate

My System:
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @2.80GHz 2.79GHz
Installed memory (RAM): 4.00GB
System type: 64 bit Operating system
Monitor: I change my samsung to pensonic because i thought the problem is the monitor from VGA to HDMI

thankyou!

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try the last known good configuration option
Aug 16, 2017 1:41AM PDT

That should let you pick a date when the computer was working OK.

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black screen of death
Aug 16, 2017 3:09AM PDT

I try the start windows normally again but before the login screen it will blackscreen and in the bottom part there is a white line going to appear and said hdmi 1240x1024 the real is 1360x1024 thanks sir

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There it is. Your choice on video settings looks too far off
Aug 16, 2017 8:52AM PDT

No HDTV or HD Monitor I know of is 1240x1020 or 1360x1024.

The best thing to do is to boot Safe Mode and select a video setting that your (unknown) TV/Monitor supports. Click OK till you are at the control or other panel then reboot and hope that's it.

If you can't do this, I think you will be visiting a repair counter soon.

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