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Why Is My Computer Screen Black/Blank?

Tried to start up your computer only to be greeted with a blank or black screen? Maybe you can see the cursor but nothing else? Wondering why exactly your screen is empty? Today, Chipheads Computer Repair in Richfield, Minnesota is discussing various reasons your screen may be black/blank. We often see screen/hardware-related problems that result in these issues and are proud to offer services to diagnose and address the problem, getting your computer back in working order. You can swing by and drop your device off, mail it into our shop nearby, or in some cases we can even come directly to your home, office, or other location to work on the device remotely. Have questions about your computer? Our services? Want to schedule an appointment? Simply reach out to Chipheads Computer Repair today, we’re always happy to help with any computer repair needs.

What Causes Blank/Black Computer Screens?

When it comes to a blank or black computer screen, there can be a wide variety of problems going on. From faulty drivers and hardware defects to corrupted windows updates and loose cables. It can often take some time to pinpoint the exact problem, diagnose it and get it addressed. We highly recommend trusting in a professional computer repair company in the Richfield area to assist with your needs, we’ve seen customers cause more problems trying to address it themselves. If you are seeing a black screen prior to login, after login, or even a screen with only the cursor visible, the possible causes may include:

  1. Problems with your graphics card driver and a recent update.

  2. Problems with hardware such as your graphics card.

  3. Loose cables in your computer.

  4. Monitor connection problems.

  5. A faulty startup application or device driver that runs automatically on startup.

  6. Problematic Windows updates.

Schedule Black Computer Screen Repair in Richfield Today

Experiencing a black screen when trying to start your computer? After login? Only seeing the cursor but nothing else? Reach out to Chipheads Computer Repair today to schedule Richfield computer screen repair. We’d be happy to assist.


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