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Windows 8, Custom Pc, black screen with white line in top left hand corner I have a black strip about 1inch by 5 inch in the left hand corner of my wendypretty1Mar 4, 2013, 7:59 AM So I pressed F2 upon turning on my computer, it took me to a Settings, System Config, Video, Security, Performance, Power Management, POST Behavior, Wireless and wendypretty1Mar 15, 2013, 6:11 AM So, I located a Windows Vista OS cd for my Windows 7 laptop. You should "see" your HDD info on one of them. http://magicnewspaper.com/black-screen/black-screen-white-flashing-dash.html

No, nothing under BIOS which I can only get to BIOS Setup through pressinf F12. I don't have any disk in the cd-rom, nor do I have a reboot disk.As for the SATA Operation, it shows Disabled, ATA and AHCI, AHCI is currently the one selected. wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 3:19 AM When I click on F12, I come to a black screen, I can click on Internal HDD or CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive which both bring me back to You won't continue beyond that. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/71428-63-black-screen-white-dash-sign-upper-left-hand-corner

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Futhermore, what I was able to purchase from Amazon was a Emergency BOOT Cd For Windows. wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 12:35 AM What I see when I go to System Config is Integrated NIC, SATA Operation, Miscellaneous Devices, Function Key Behavior. COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 12:51 AM F12 is to select a boot device.

  1. What you are looking for is the drive itself.The maintenance section will also allow you to run some diagnostics to check the system out.
  2. COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 6:57 AM Change the boot sequence to list the HDD first, then the CD/DVD.
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Any other ideas? Press F2. wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 1:21 AM No, my product is no longer under warranty. Black Screen White Dash On Boot Up If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen..." etc.

Of course when i put it in the cd drive, I still get the black screen, but when I press F12, I'm able to press CD/DVD Boot Drive and it boots Black Screen White Dash Top Left COLGeekApr 3, 2013, 2:15 PM BSODs can be caused by many things. Any other ideas? http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/179984-help-windows-wont-boot-white-dash-blinking-endlessly.html COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 3:03 AM So, neither the HDD nor the CD/DVD are listed?

COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 12:53 AM Also, if you have a bootable CD/DVD in the optical drive, you should be able to select it and boot from that media. Black Screen With Blinking Cursor Windows 10 The boot sector is definitely not right. Since then I've tried to turn it on numerous times and Windows won't load. You need to press F2 to enter the BIOS.

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Boy, would it be nice to have your brain here now! http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/computer-stuck-at-black-screen-with-flashing-white-underscore-671929.html Haha. Blinking Dash On Startup When you booted with the Vista CD, did you actually install Vista (and reformat the drive)? Black Screen/white Dash Sign Upper Left Hand Corner In your case, it could by HDD corruption or a driver issue.

STOP: 0x0000007B (0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) ANY IDEAS? see this here wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 5:58 AM Under Boot Sequence I haveDiskette Drive, Internal HDD, USB Storage Device, CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive which are all checked, except for Onboard NIC.To the right of all that If that doesn't work, I suspect the on-board SATA controller is the problem. Do you have a Windows DVD that you could boot from? Black Screen White Underscore Upper Left Corner

It tried to boot up and install, took me through all the steps but continues to load to the black page with the dash than does the whole installation process all If so, try it in the DVD and try it. Is this system under warranty? why not find out more wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 12:41 AM Now when I try pressing F12, it takes me to a Internal HDD, CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive, Onboard NIC, BIOS Setup/Disagnostics; however when I press Internal HDD or

And none of these two keys lead me into safe mode. Black Screen With Solid Underscore The internal HDD or CD/DVD should be the default.What does your system indicate under SATA Operation? wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 3:44 AM When I press F2, I get the following:SettingsGeneral-System Info-Battery Info-Boot Sequence-Date/TimeSystem Configuration-Integrated NIC-SATA Operation-Miscellaneous Devices-Function Key BehaviorVideoLCD BrightnessSecurity-Admin Password-System Password-Internal HDD Password-Password Bypass-Password Change-CompututracePerformance-Intel SpeedStepPower Management-USB

COLGeekApr 4, 2013, 2:29 AM Try this:http://windows.microsoft.com/is-is/windows7/start-your-computer-in-safe-mode wendypretty1Apr 13, 2013, 7:17 PM That doesn't help because I'm only able to press F2 or F12, I'm not able to press any other

Blank screen with underline in upper left hand corner Blank screen with underline in upper left hand corner Blank screen with underline in upper left hand corner Can't find your answer All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Ask ! Black Screen With Blinking Cursor Windows 7 If so, time to contact Dell.

Related Resources Dell inspiron 1525 Black Screen/White Dash Sign Upper Left Hand Corner The picture is tiny in the upper left hand corner. All I have is the same black screen for days now. 28 answers Last reply Apr 13, 2013 More about black screen white dash sign upper left hand corner COLGeekMar 4, I was on the Perez Hilton tabloid website and all of a sudden every application on my computer began to shut down and my computer turned off by itself. http://magicnewspaper.com/black-screen/computer-starts-with-windows-xp-then-goes-blank-with-white-dash.html COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 7:46 AM That indicates a problem with either the HDD or the SATA controller.

wendypretty1Apr 3, 2013, 2:02 AM When I booted Vista no, I don't believe I actually installed Vista, just booted it. wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 2:07 AM No, there are no SATA devices shown. COLGeekMar 16, 2013, 4:02 PM Sounds like the HDD is possibly defective. Get the answer COLGeekMar 4, 2013, 6:00 PM Look at both settings and system config.

COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 1:52 AM Are any details of attached SATA devices shown? It shows the Dell logo/ F2 and F12 options and goes to those two pages depending on which one I press but then I'm lost from there. (I don't have an Fixing that requires a new motherboard. COLGeekMar 5, 2013, 8:02 AM Sure, it will work.

Be sure to save the change afterward. wendypretty1Mar 5, 2013, 7:10 AM I did that, but it's still loading the black page. Verify that the hard drive shows up properly. Will the system boot into Safe Mode?