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emmettf

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black screen on start up
« on: September 03, 2011, 09:24:38 AM »
I have a presario f500 and when i try to start it up it will go though all the logos but when my desktop should start it just goes black i can get into the desktop if i use safemode does anyone know how to fix this or is the laptop done for. thanks for any help

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Re: black screen on start up
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2011, 12:42:03 PM »
Graphics (video) driver is corrupted or could be related to it.
Start here:  http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3316440&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&task=&lang=en&cc=us
Go to Software & Driver download, select your OS ( is it Vista?)
There's only 1 graphics driver for Vista:   NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 VGA Driver