Windows XP black screen mouse is movable

  monicadangar 13:31 26 Mar 14

hi im new here, can any1 find a solution to this deadly problem?? Im using windows xp as well as ubuntu 13.04(later installed). After i choose(select) windows xp between the two os(dual boot) the screen appears black.i tried safe mode (it comes written in four corners of the screen and on top microsoft.....service pack 3 ), tried crtl+alt+del did not show anything. Tried last known working config still it is not working please help

  onthelimit1 14:13 26 Mar 14

If you have (or can get hold of) an XP CD try this which I've used several times for this fault:

Easiest fix for black screen with flashing with cursor = boot off a Windows XP CD, R for repair on the first screen. At the command prompt type fixboot and hit ENTER ("Y" to agree to perform command) Then type fixmbr and hit ENTER ("Y" to agree to perform command) Type EXIT Reboot

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