A hard case: Vista Black Screen of Death

By Kathleen Atkins

How to begin repairing a Vista Home Premium laptop that shows a black screen and a mouse pointer, period?

Lounge member DwayneR describes the problem and soon discovers he’s not alone — many other Vista users report suffering from the same difficulty.

Forum members offer support and suggestions, but the cause of this black-screen dilemma remains murky. More»

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions that you may be able to provide responses to:


☼ starred posts — particularly useful

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About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.