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Weird Black Screen on XP


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My computer was running rather slow on my desktop so I decided to restart it. After the Windows XP loading window, my screen went black and stayed black forever! I shut down the computer and restarted it in Safe Mode. I scanned for viruses, ran spybot, ran ad-aware, ran CCleaner, and even defragged it and it still had this black screen.

Is there anything else I can do to fix this that doesn't involve re-formatting?
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Are you saying, you can operate fine in Safe Mode, but not in Normal Mode?
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That is exactly correct. Well, can't access the internet or anything like that but I am pretty sure that's normal for safe mode.
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You may have video card driver problem.
In Safe Mode, Windows loads generic driver, and your display is OK.
In Normal Mode, regular driver is loaded, and if it's corrupted, you have no display.
Try to reinstall video driver in Safe Mode.
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