Black screen after reinstalling windows xp sp2 in my laptop, please I need help

By Juca64
Nov 26, 2005
  1. I am trying all the steps in order to solve this problem but nothing works.
    I just tryied to reinstall windows xp SP2 in a laptop HP Pavilion.
    In the middle of the process after copying all files and reboot the hole system the screen just keep black with the mouse arrow cursor in low resolution in the middle of the screen.
    I can move it, but nothing else.
    I tryied to restore de previous system but nothing happens.
    I created a cd booteable, and I can boot my system using it, nbut I can not do anything else, please I really need help.

    Thanks. :(
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Your best bet is to use the HP Recovery disks that came with your laptop and then install SP2 immediately after. Your display may require some video drivers that are more specific to your laptop than the general ones that will be on the XP disk.
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