Learn how to fix the issue of black screen on startup in Windows® 7
Are you getting black screen on starting up Windows 7? Learn how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. This OS has become extremely popular in a very short time because of its user friendly features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search etc. The OS also comes with many system maintenance and performance enhancing utilities. However, there are some problems that might come up with the use of Windows 7. These include black screen errors, system freeze, startup/ shutdown problems, etc. Among the above mentioned issues, black screen when Windows 7 is starting up is a common issue. Black screen errors are known to come up because of registry related problems. Black screen errors after startup means that users would only get a plain black screen without any cursor folders or icons. The black screen error on your Windows 7 system might be because of malware infections within the registry of the system, some of the registry entries get corrupted.
Following details mentioned below give users tips to fix black screen error during startup on Windows 7:
- Remove malwares
- Check drivers
- Repair/ restore OS
Malware infections within the registry of your Windows 7 system might cause the black screen error during system startup. As majority of all malwares startup with the Operating System, they cause problems as soon as the system is turned on. Removing the malwares by starting the system in the safe mode of the system (by tapping F8 keys) using an updated antivirus program or malware removal tool would solve the issue.
Correct display drivers are essential for your Windows 7 system to startup and function properly. Problems with the display drivers installed on the system would mean that users would get black screen errors after system startup. Windows 7 users having black screen errors on system startup are advised to check the display drivers (by starting the system in the safe mode) and if the display drivers are found illegitimate, incorrect or outdated, they would have to be replaced with suitable ones to solve the issue.
If some of the system files essential for the functioning of Windows 7 get damaged or the registry of the system get corrupted, then black screen error might come up after system startup. In such cases, Windows 7 users can insert the installation disk into the system and then startup the system. Selecting the restore/ repair option would get the system to a previous functional state and solve the problem.
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