Windows® XP® boot black screen
Learn how to resolve black screen error during booting in a Windows XP-based computer
There are several types of system errors which might be faced by computer users. Sometimes the Windows XP system might start with a black screen. If you frequently encounter this error, there is something wrong with the system. Some of the simple reasons for this issue are the presence of a DVD or CD in the drive. You can simply fix this by removing the DVD or CD from the drive. After this you need to simply restart the system in safe mode.
Following are some of the ways to resolve the black screen error during boot up in Windows XP:
- Repair the registry
- Fix the drivers
- Windows XP reinstallation
Repair the registry
Since duplicate values in the registry are the main reason for the black screen issue in the Windows XP system. You can fix this issue by repairing the registry. Registry cleaner software can be effective in removing such values from the registry. This software can detect all the errors and missing entries in registry using the free scan, and fix all the errors within minutes. Once this entire process is completed, the computer will no longer have the black screen error.
Fix the drivers
If any of the drivers is incompatible with system configuration, then the black screen error might occur. If you find any error messages listed with a proper driver, then you need to check those drivers. If incompatibility is the issue, then you could fix that issue by up-gradation of the driver or the system components such as memory or the processor.
If you are not able to resolve the issues using the above methods, you need to reinstall Windows XP. This method is effective in removing all the corrupted software from the system and thus get rid of all malicious programs. During the reinstallation of Windows XP, all the software will have to be reinstalled.