Black screen with blinking cursor.

Original Title: dell 545s black screen
When my computer was bought it had an option to upgrade to windows 7 from vista i upgraded now i'm hving trouble with my computer there is a black screen with a blinking underscore i need to repair my computer the three disc i have are vista re-installation,
windows 7 disc for upgrade only and windows 7 upgrade assistant how do i repair my computer? if i don't have windows 7 disc

Solutions to the Problem Black screen with blinking cursor.

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To provide the appropriate resolution, I would need more information from your end.
What is the make and model number of the computer?
When exactly you get black screen with blinking cursor, is it while booting?
Are you able to boot the computer normally?
This issue may occur due to corrupted video driver or due to incorrect Registry Settings.

I would suggest you to try the steps in the article and check if it helps.

Why is my screen black when I start Windows 7?
1) This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry.
However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly.
Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully.
For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it.
Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs.
For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the
following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2) When you perform System Restore to restore the computer to previous state, programs and updates you installed are removed.

As the computer came pre-installed with Windows Vista and the Windows 7 upgrade disk was provided by the manufacturer, you may have to contact the manufacturer of the computer for getting Windows 7 Installation Disk.
Refer to the link:
Hope this information helps.
Reply to the post with updated status of the issue to assist you further.

Windows Restore - Totally Fix All Errors including Black screen with blinking cursor.

  • Click on the Start button on the Taskbar.
  • Type "System Restore" (without quotes) in the Search box and hit Enter or,
  • Click on System Restore (when you see System Restore pop up  in the list of search results).
  • Make sure the "Recommended restore" radio button is checked on the restore utility window.
  • Click on Next and follow the instructions given.

Note: There is the option on the restore utility to select "Choose a different restore point". Unless you have a specific reason to select a different date and time than what Windows recommends, just select the recommended option stated in the steps above. If you choose to select another one, follow these steps:

Click on that desired date and time, and Windows 7 will perform a scan for any affected programs in that restore point.

Once completed, click Next and follow the instructions given.

Once you have selected the restore point, your system will start the restoring process, after which you will have to restart the system.

Another Safe way to Fix the Problem: Black screen with blinking cursor.:

How to Fix Black screen with blinking cursor. with SmartPCFixer?

1. Click the button to download SmartPCFixer . Install it on your system.  Open it, and it will perform a scan for your system. The errors will be shown in the list.

2. After the scan is done, you can see the errors and problems which need to be fixed.

3. The Fixing part is finished, the speed of your computer will be much higher than before and the errors have been fixed.

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by NormalCpuUsage | 2016-08-10 17:32