windows7 on toshiba m100 black screen

  ned-5173 01:50 AM 14 Dec 12

My toshiba M100 intermittently produces a black screen at boot up. However, the icons and windows logo can be seen with a torch. Shutting down and rebooting with a linux mint live disk gives me a display and a menu. If I choose boot from hard drive win 7 starts with display. How to prevent the black screen from occuring?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:03 PM 14 Dec 12

I would first try uninstalling and updating the windows 7 graphics driver.

  ned-5173 00:46 AM 15 Dec 12

Thank you Fruit Bat for a possible solution. I have tried this. The message was that I did have the latest driver.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:00 PM 15 Dec 12

Uninstall it - reboot the machine, let windows find new hardware and reinstall it.


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