1.    30 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Black Screen With Cursor PLEASE HELP


    Okay so I'm panicking a bit here.

    Installed the 'Windows 10 Login Screen Changer' that I found on this forum, clicked 'change background' and bam...black screen. I turned the computer off and on again and still black screen with a Cursor.

    Ctrl Alt Del does nothing. My keyboard still lights up, and pressing Windows + P brings up the project menu but doesn't solve the issue.

    I don't know what to do. If someone can help solve this I will appreciate it so much because I'm a bit worried right now

    Forgot to mention I'm running the newest build of Windows 10 and have been for several weeks without any problems.
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  2.    31 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 and 10.

    THIS PROBLEM HAS BEEN AN ONGOING ISSUE WITH WINDOWS 10.

    Below is a Microsoft Knoledge Base entry from April of this year.

    httpw://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3055414

    "The lock screen in Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10061 might appear as a black screen with a mouse cursor
    Symptoms

    When you sign out of Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10061 and return to the lock screen, you might see only a black screen with a responsive mouse cursor. Pressing the Alt+Tab keys or the Ctrl+Alt+Del keys has no visible effect.
    Workaround

    If you are experiencing this issue, follow these steps to sign into Windows:

    At the black screen, press the Ctrl key once on an attached physical keyboard. (You won’t see any visible change, but pressing the Ctrl key will place the cursor in the password box that you’re currently not able to see.)

    Now type the password of the user that just signed out and press Enter.This will sign you back into Windows and the desktop will appear.

    If you failed to sign in because you mistyped the password, press Enter once more. Then retype the password and press Enter." ...

    PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE INSTALLING WINDOWS 10. AFTER ENTERING YOUR PASSWORD, THE CURSOR SHOULD VANISH FOR SEVERAL MINUTES WHILE WINDOWS COMPLETES THE INSTALL SETUP. MY COMPUTER, A FAST ALIENWARE, TOOK ABOUT FIVE MINUTES TO COMPLETE THE SETUP AND THEN THE WINDOWS 10 DESKTOP APPEARED.
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