Windows Vista Black Screen of Death with Mouse Cursor
After pressing the power button of the computer, I was greeted with a nice Black Screen with only the mouse cursor, then nothing left. I've tries many ways, and still be stopped at the startup. My computer is running Windows Vista.
Prepare a blank CD or USB drive
Get a Vista black screen fixing tool: Wondershare LiveBoot Boot CD/USB
You'll get a download link and a register code from Wondershare after purchasing the program. Download and install it on a well-running computer. Then follow the steps below to create your own bootable CD or USB drive and fix Vista black screen in minutes.
Step1. Burn a bootable CD/USB drive
Run the program on your computer and you'll get a wizard interface as follow. Insert the CD or USB drive you've prepared into the computer, and click the "Burn CD Now!" or "Burn USB Now!" button. After a few seconds, your bootable CD or USB drive will be burnt well. Take it out and move to the next step.
Step2. Boot your computer with the bootable CD/USB
Now, Turn to your computer that displays a blue screen and insert the bootable CD/USB drive into it. Then restart it, and immediately press F12 when the Windows begins loading. Then you'll enter the Boot Device Menu. Choose "Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive" under it and you'll get a menu as follow. Select "Boot from LiveBoot" to access your computer.
Step3. Fix Vista black screen
You'll spend a few minutes in accessing the system. After getting in, run Wondershare LiveBoot 2012, go to the "Windows Recovery" option on the top and select "Boot Crash Solution" on the left side. Here the symptom "black screen with no information" is descibing yours. Read on and follow the solution below to get your Vista black screen fixed.
When the problem fixed, take out of the LiveBoot CD/USB drive, and restart your computer as normal. Then you'll find that you can boot your laptop up successfully.