Windows® black screen at start up
Read on to know the various tips to fix the black screen issue that can occur on booting Windows system.
Sometimes you may find that system boots to black screen. That is an error has happened due to issues with CD or DVD drives. This problem can occur due to any of the following elements getting corrupted. That is, if any fault occurs in Master boot record, boot sector, NTLDR file or Partition tables, you may get a black screen. When any of this happens, you find your system not able to boot up, you cannot access data or hard drive. If your system is not supported with suitable backup, it may lose the complete data. You may be getting an error message "unable to repair the problem", if you try to perform the repair function using Windows recovery disk. The error message "Error code 0xc000000f Win boot.exe is missing from system 32 folder" is shown, if you try to reboot your machine.
Causes, symptoms and resolving techniques of black screen problem are given below:
- Tips to resolve the issue
There may be several causes that can contribute to the black screen problem. If some of the booting files of your system are missing, you may not be able to boot your computer. You may not have an access to your Windows operating system and you can get a black screen. The black screen problem can also arise from the fault of Master boot record or boot sector or due to the corruption of NTLDR file or partition tables. Corrupted data files in hardware results in this problem. If any hardware component fails to operate, you may get a black screen.
You find your BIOS fails to operate. The start up repair using Recovery takes a long time to complete. After completion, you may be getting error messages like "Unable to repair this problem" when you try to start up repair using Windows Recovery Disk. Another error message "Error code 0xc000000f Winboot.exe file is missing from 32 folder" is received. This shows that the complete booting files are not available on your hard disk. The problem may be the corruption of some files.
If the black screen problem arises due to the complaint in hardware component, replace it. You shall format your hard disk drive. After completing it reinstall your operating system. It removes all the files and folders. So your system is devoid of such corrupted or damaged files. Then your system can reboot and you may get access to your operating system. You must install recovery tools to recover the confidential or relevant data because the booting process removes all the files in your system.
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