Black screen & mouse pointer after Win XP logo

By maksood
Jan 25, 2011
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  1. Hi all
    I'm using win xp with sp2
    Pc was running fine ran pc analyser from avg
    Pc was showing signs of slowing down & internet became very slow
    Checked with isp re line & connection had adsl modem tested all clear
    Tried to do reapair of win xp put winxp cd in & ran upgrade from windows not via boot option as pc was not booting from cd faulty cd
    Unable to repair windows
    I was able to install new windows xp on same pc without deleting old windows
    I can see my old user folder but cannot access as all user had passwords
    I can now boot onto new windows install all works fine but I need to get first windows upand running desperately
    Not my graphics card as suggested in other posts as the new install of windows works fine
    I've tried f8 an all options related safe mode,last good profilie,command prompt etc to no avail
    Also got new winxp cd & tried to repair from it no joy
    Please HELP my business depends on this PC
    Many thanks
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    This is a clean install of XP? If not, format and then install XP... The black screen with a blinking cursor meant that the video card had a corrupt or wrong video driver installed

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