black screen with white cursor blinking???

  1. jodi0025

    jodi0025 New Member Bronze Member

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2008
    Posts:
    26
    Likes Received:
    1
    Local time:
    12:49
    My System
    Loading...

    Ok, my friends computer won't load...when you turn the computer on all you get is a black screen with a white blinking line in the corner. even if you press f8 while you're booting, it still does the same thing. it looks like a dos prompt but you can't type any thing....does anyone know anything about this? any suggestions much appreciated!!
  2. madmatt2006

    madmatt2006 Well-Known Member Elite Member PCHF $Donator

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2006
    Posts:
    5,250
    Likes Received:
    307
    Location:
    Shepparton
    Local time:
    05:19
    My System
    Loading...

    Re: black screen with white cursor blinking??

    HI :) is there any cd/dvd in the drive or any iPods or mp3 mp4 players plugged in? before the white cursor appears is the any other text on the screen at all or beeping noises?
  3. DCiAdmin

    DCiAdmin Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Posts:
    1,907
    Likes Received:
    274
    Local time:
    14:49
    My System
    Loading...

    Re: black screen with white cursor blinking??

    Jodi0025,

    Has your issue been resolved or do you still require assistance? A status update would be appreciated. Thanks!
  4. tisha22

    tisha22 New Member Bronze Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2009
    Posts:
    8
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Dallas
    Local time:
    14:49
    My System
    Loading...

    Re: black screen with white cursor blinking??


    My computer won't load...when you turn the computer on all you get is a black screen with a white blinking line in the corner. even if you press f8 while you're booting, it still does the same thing. I can only go to my BIOS F1 no ther button will work. I dwnloaded hotkey program and turn my pc off and restarted it. Any suggestions much appreciated!!
  5. tisha22

    tisha22 New Member Bronze Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2009
    Posts:
    8
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Dallas
    Local time:
    14:49
    My System
    Loading...

    Re: black screen with white cursor blinking??

    My computer won't load...when you turn the computer on all you get is a black screen with a white blinking line in the corner. even if you press f8 while you're booting, it still does the same thing. I can only go to my BIOS F1 no ther button will work. I dwnloaded hotkey program and turn my pc off and restarted it. Any suggestions much appreciated!!
Similar Threads
Forum Title Date
Windows 7 and Vista Black login screen Saturday at 06:28
Windows 7 and Vista Vertical black line on screen (HP laptop - AMD integrated graphics - left of screen moves to righ Jul 9, 2014
Windows 7 and Vista Black Screen of Death Jun 6, 2014
Windows 7 and Vista Unistalled GPU dirvers = Screen black May 27, 2014