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This will let us know whether the issue is with the graphic card or LCD monitor. Also have 2x1GB RAM which I interchanged but still I am facing the problem. You don't need it for this. This discussion is locked            DONW999 Level 1 (0 points) Q: WINDOWS XP INSTALLATION STUCK AT BLACK SCREEN WITH CURSOR, POSSIBLE REASONS HI EVERYONE, GLAD TO BE HERE!I JUST THOUGHT navigate here

Register now Not a member yet? No jumper configuration changed drive being seen. When my computer loads up, it gets past the bios fine and what not but when it tries to load into the Windows Xp loading thing, I get a black screen. I think maybe the cd and activity indicator stops because it spins down after it finishes inspecting configuration and is waiting for you to hit enter, R, or F3 to exit.

Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen

Tried hitting enter and F8 - no result. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/839435 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Verify if you don?t need a SATA driver floppy to install Windows XP.

  1. It is less obvious, but you can also create a custom partition of the size of your choosing, then continue from there.
  2. This time everything was back to normal.
  3. This leaves me puzzled wondering why this is the case.
  4. Only I haven't managed to boot.
  5. The boot disk (the one I want to install XP on) contains 2 NTFS partitions, a FAT32 partition and several Linux partitions.
  6. To anyone trying this, you have to make sure the exact sectors are in the exact same place when you do this or linux will most probably choke.
  7. ojasookas, Jul 3, 2009 #13 ojasookas Thread Starter Joined: Jun 30, 2009 Messages: 7 Hi there!
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Solved: Blank screen when booting from XP installation CD Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ojasookas, Jun 30, 2009. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. u can buy it todayed, tomorow will not will be able to read data on cd/dvd discs... Today for the first time I waited a few minutes and then I typed my login code into a black screen and windows came on as if it was running in

This time after I rebooted I press F8 again this time instead of choosing safe mode; I chose enable vga mode, and windows loaded normal except at a 8bit resolution when Windows Xp Boots To Black Screen Then the screen goes blank, the HD activity light starts to blink, but nothing else happens.I know the hardware is not at fault because the computer works perfectly. So I'm still stuck. There is no other way aside from getting a floppy drive to do this?

Good luck!"sosak" wrote:> Okay I have a Gateway 4100 with a New drive (IDE 80 Gigs) I just got in from > Gateway to replace the one that was Bad. Change the drive to the RAM drive that contain all startup utilities, it may be E: if you have CD rom or D:. XP SP3 blank "Active Windows" screen Can't find your answer ? This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

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I tried to boot and repair it with a windows xp cd install but it keeps giving me a black screen! Either way thank you for both for the help. Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen Thanks to all the above posters for your help! Please try again now or at a later time.

Though very rare, I have seen it before. check over here Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 .X. .X. I have tried without a hard drive and with two other hard drives. If so how do I get the installation to use the right drivers?

It appears that Linux does not like to be over-written by XP. I decided to delete all Linux partitions (nothing more, e.g. Jul 24, 2006 #19 Doug G TS Rookie I'm new at the forum and you can only imagine why I'm here. his comment is here Does your laptop have the external monitor jack in the back of it.

The only thing that I have not substituted is the motherboard. no partition resizing etc.) and suddenly it worked!This leaves me puzzled wondering why this is the case. One system has 3 hard disks.

The problem with the screen going blank in my case was that Windows 7 does not support my native Intel VGA card and the generic driver takes over at the point

It will let you access a dos environment and it will let you run some tests. If you have any other devices than the mouse and keyboard, remove them for the time being and try Windows Setup again.One poster in the beta had a lockup issue with AnonymousFeb 3, 2010, 6:18 PM This worked for me. The reason for this is, it need to use some command within the Win98 startup disk.2.

But what is the key to press to get the command prompt? Chip type: AMD Radeon Graphics Processor (0x9498) DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz) Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_9498&SUBSYS_E009174B&REV_00 Display Memory: 1024.0 MB Current Mode: 1600 x 900 (32 bit) (60Hz) Thread Status: Not open for further replies. weblink So what I did was go to Gateway and get the VGA driver for my card and installed the correct driver anyways with Windows 7 loaded.

I am trying to do a clean install for Windows XP. You may also... Back to top #5 Anshad Edavana Anshad Edavana BC Advisor 2,805 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:India Local time:12:51 PM Posted 23 August 2013 - 10:42 AM Hi Can you unplug All rights reserved.

Click here to join today! The boot disk (the one I want to install XP on) contains 2 NTFS partitions, a FAT32 partition and several Linux partitions. any help would be appreciated, can you tell in detailed how to format the mbr from linux. Then I get a black and white loading bar at the bottom that once it completes gives only a black screen.

Through linux I formatted the MBR; dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=512 count=1 Then, from the linux setup, I replaced the partitions with fdisk. I will sleep on it and let you know. If it is relevant, Windows Vista is currently installed to the computer. what do i do then...SOS swagatkadamSep 15, 2009, 2:39 AM Quote: I had a similar problem.

VanadilJul 5, 2011, 5:37 PM Hi Guys,Just thought I'd add to this thread as it just helped me solve an issue I was having with an Office PC.Exactly the same thing, Then I did that caps lock test. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!