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Vista Black Screen

I have a dell inspirion - and after selecting a user (admin or other) VIsta boots up to a black screen with white mouse pointer..    SafeMode, same results..
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polyclinicpc
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Paul SCommented:
Does ctrl + shift + esc bring up task manager? spyware scan?

try this:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/system-restore-from-windows-vista-recovery-environment/

or

build a bootable CD to troubleshhot
http://www.ubcd4win.com/

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nobusCommented:
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polyclinicpcAuthor Commented:
Using tips found on url, was able to browse wndows explorer and run win7 (upgrade)..  all is well.  thanks..
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nobusCommented:
tx for feedback
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