How To Fix black screen with cursor after login to windows 10 and 8.1

How To Fix black screen with cursor after login to windows 10, 8.1 and 7

In windows 10 , 8.1 or 7 delayed boot up issue is characterized by black screen with a mouse cursor during the boot process, where in users are reportedly forced to wait up to a minute on the same screen before the login window appears.

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Black screen issue on Windows 10 usually occurs after an upgrade or when an automated Windows Update installs updates on your system. Since this black screen is a most likely a hardware (GPU) problem we will need to assess and troubleshoot various settings to diagnose and fix it.

Here Are Some Tips To Fix black screen with cursor after login to windows 10, 8.1 and 7

The first thing you want to try is to press Ctrl+Alt+Del and see if it brings up the Task Manager. If it does, great. Click on File – Run new task. Type explorer.exe and hit Enter. This worked for me once when I faced this issue.

If this does not work for you, unplug & remove all external devices and reboot. If you are able to get a display, it might mean that one of the external hardware is causing the problem. If that is the case, start plugging in external devices one by one until you lose display. Remove the last device you plugged in and see if you get the display back. If yes, don’t use that hardware device until you contact the device’s manufacturer. Check again with other external devices.

Disabling fast startup.
To do this, go to control panel – power options – click on “choose what the power button does” (located in the left pane) – click on change settings that are currently unavailable” – unmark the checkbox “turn on fast startup”

Try Startup Repair
Startup Repair will scan your system and analyze the various settings, configuration options, and system files as it looks for corrupt files or botched configuration settings.
If Startup Repair detects any of these types of problems, it will automatically attempt to fix them.

Login To Safe Mode And Try System file Check ( Sfc / Scannow)

Read How To Login Safe Mode In Windows 10 and 8.1 :
After login to safe mode open command prompt as administrator then type command sfc /scannow .
This process will check your corrupt system files and repair them.

Update Display / Graphic Driver

Open Device Manager and remove the Display Driver.

Click on search bar and type “device manager” without quotes
From the list that appears, click on Update Device Drivers to bring on the Device Manager window
In the Device Manager window, locate and click to expand Display Adapters
Right click on the Display Adaptor Driver and click on Uninstall
Reboot to auto install the drivers again.

Use System Restore
One of the most Useful Feature in Windows is Restore Point. If you already have Created Restore Point earlier when your computer was working fine, Then its the right time to utilize that restore point. If you are familiar with this Feature then this method should not bother you much. If you do not have Restore point then Read Here How To Troubleshoot windows 10 , 8.1 and 7 using System Restore Point :

Refresh/Repair Your Computer

Now if nothing seems working you may try refreshing your Windows 10 computer. Refreshing your computer does not remove any personal data from your System so it is safe and a better option than resetting your PC. After the refresh, your system settings will be set to default, and it will fix the BAD_POOL_HEADER Error in Windows.

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