Windows 10: Black screen on login! Please help!


  1. Posts : 22
    Windows 10 (64-bit)
       22 Jul 2015 #1

    Black screen on login! Please help!


    So.. I screwed up..

    I used a small program called something like Windows 10 Login Background Changer (something along those lines) and when I restarted my computer, it never reached the login screen. I can move the mouse and open Magnifier (was pushing random controls), but I don't know how to get past here.

    ... This was a terrible idea
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  2. Posts : 54
    windows 10 pro Build 10240 x86
       23 Jul 2015 #2

    same thign happend to me useless background changer app
    but i had backup files so worked for me.. did u backup last time?
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  3. Posts : 2,279
    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       23 Jul 2015 #3

    Boot with advanced startup and Use System Restore.
    Or boot into Safe Mode and uninstall that software.

    Safe Mode - Start Windows 10 in - Windows 10 Forums
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  4. Posts : 22
    Windows 10 (64-bit)
    Thread Starter
       23 Jul 2015 #4

    No backup..
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  5. Posts : 22
    Windows 10 (64-bit)
    Thread Starter
       23 Jul 2015 #5

    I'm following this guide (http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-2...e-windows.html) but when I typed the command BCDEDIT /SET BOOTMENUPOLICY LEGACY the prompt says "The boot configuration data store could not be opened. The requested system device cannot be found." Since I'm already at the command prompt, are there any other alternatives?
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  6. Posts : 22
    Windows 10 (64-bit)
    Thread Starter
       23 Jul 2015 #6

    bcdedit /set {default} safeboot minimal

    This one gives me the same problem. The top of the prompt window says Administrator: X:\windows\SYSTEM32\cmd.exe

    What I'm confused about is that I don't have an X drive. Is this why it isn't working?
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  7. Posts : 22
    Windows 10 (64-bit)
    Thread Starter
       23 Jul 2015 #7

    Solved this by restoring windows into a previous build. Thanks everyone!
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  8. Posts : 54
    windows 10 pro Build 10240 x86
       30 Jul 2015 #8

    Invisicow said: View Post
    Solved this by restoring windows into a previous build. Thanks everyone!
    glad to Here helpful to restore at the stratup TFS
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