black screen with blinking cursor

#1
I have been trying to do a clean install all day for windows 7 and I get to the point where it is formatting registry files and then it goes to a blank screen with a blinking cursor and Im stuck please help.
 


Mitchell_A

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#2
Hello, and Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums.
Could you post your system specifications here please?
 


reghakr

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#3
Can you hit Alt-Ctl-Del to bring up Task Manager?

If so, choose New > task and type explorer.exe in the box,.
 


Mitchell_A

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#4
I doubt he can as I think the cursor he's talking about is a MS-DOS cursor.
 


reghakr

Essential Member
#5
Of course it is, Windows hasn't fully loaded.
 


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