Windows® 7 Black Screen Blinking Cursor
When does the blank screen error appear in Windows 7 with a blinking cursor and how to resolve the issue?
Blank screen issue occurs when the screen goes blank in Windows 7 and nothing shows on the monitor. You need to make sure that the sufficient space is available in the drive, so that the computer is able to boot properly. This issue might be also caused when there is malware in the computer. Sometimes, malware might intrude in the network. The malware might affect the system files of the computer and tamper it. In this way, the security of the computer might get compromised. You need to make sure that the sufficient rights are available for accessing BIOS of the computer.
The following point might help you in blank screen error in Windows 7 with a blinking cursor:
- Choose the boot order
- Reset BIOS
- Repair Windows
Choose the boot order
You might see the blinking cursor on the screen when the computer is booting. This is a boot procedure during Windows 7. Sometimes, the computer might take time in finding the boot device. In this case, you might see the blinking cursor on a blank screen. The boot order of the computer needs to be changed in such situation.
You might see that there is a blinking cursor on a blank screen, even if you have selected the correct boot order. This issue might be also caused when the computer is not actually booting from the hard drive. Sometimes, the crash of hard drive in the computer might also cause the same situation. You need to reset BIOS in some cases.
You need to repair Windows when there are any problems in the computer. The main problem of the computer is that the boot sector might become damaged. When the boot files are missing in the computer or the hard drive is damaged, then errors might occur in the computer. After inserting the Windows CD/DVD into the optical drive, you need to boot the computer from the optical drive. After that choose ‘Repair’ from the screen.
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