Description about removing black screen error in Windows® 7 system
What are the various tips to remove and prevent black screen error in Windows 7 system?
The black screen of death is a kind of problem which has been observed with some of the Windows 7 computers. In earlier versions of Windows a similar problem encountered is the blue screen error. You will have a black unresponsive screen and there will be no icons or any active Windows task. Following log in you will see that there is no desktop, Taskbar, system tray or side bar and instead you will have a totally black screen and a single 'My Computer' Explorer Window. The problem is that the interface will not be able to load properly due to errors present in your system. This may be due to invalid registry keys, malware tinkering with the system files or some obsolete software.
Given below are the tips to remove Windows 7 black screen:
- System repair
- Update drivers
- Registry cleaning
You should perform a repair on your system even if your PC loaded in 'Safe' mode or not, using a set-up disc for Windows 7. To perform this task you have to put the installation disc into your PC, reboot and then boot from the CD. This will show the installation settings for Windows 7. Here you have to opt for the 'Repair' option in your system. This will replace all the system files and settings which might be causing damage to your computer. This will fix the problem of the black screen.
Update graphics drivers
If your system is working properly in 'Safe' mode then there might be a chance that your graphics drivers are not updated or compatible with your system. In order to fix this problem, reboot your PC and press 'F8' to bring up the options screen. Select the 'Safe Mode with Networking' option which will provide you with Internet access. Once your PC has completely loaded in this mode, browse the Internet and navigate to the website for the manufacturer of your graphics card. From here, download the latest drivers that the manufacturer offers. Install the drivers and restart your PC in normal mode. This will clear any problem with your graphics drivers.
Cleaning out the Registry is another option to fix the black screen error. This is a big and relevant database of settings where Windows stores information about your PC. It is a very important part system and often causes Windows to become damaged and unreliable if the settings inside it become corrupt. Cleaning out the registry will in fact boost the speed and reliability of your PC. First you should reboot your system into 'Safe Mode with Networking', and then download a registry cleaner from the Internet. Install the cleaner and let it scan your PC. It will remove any of the damaged or corrupt settings which might be causing the black screen error and will automatically fix your system.
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