Found this solution on the LogBlog after another failed Vista boot up. This issue is being referred to as the blacK Screen Of Death (KSOD), and is described as: KSOD Defined: Where after a reboot the Windows Vista PC boots up to a black screen with a white mouse cursor and nothing else ever loads (no logon screen, etc). black screen with pointer windows vista Jan 07, 2009 Problem. Upon startup, Windows Vista Boots to a Black Screen with only the Mouse Cursor. Resolution. This is most likely due to the Remote Procedure Call service (rpcss) running under the LocalSystem account rather than NT account.
Mar 01, 2010 Windows Vista only boots to a black screen with mouse pointer. On Saturday night, , I left my laptop (Dell Inspiron E 1405) on because I was using Studio to produce a couple of videos. When I got up in the morning, it had shut itself down. black screen with pointer windows vista
Feb 22, 2013 The white cursor on the black screen posted in Windows Vista: It seems kinda poetic, doesnt it? A white cursor moving on an empty black screen, Jun 22, 2009 In my situation, I had a Dell Latitude E4200 that would boot to a black screen with the cursor visible. Our machines require ctrlaltdel to logon, and doing so brought up the use agreement that we have configured through policies, but after okaying that screen the black would reappear. The Windows Logon User Interface Host was crashing. Mar 25, 2012 I have a client which have a problem with windows vista. He is getting a black screen with movable cursor or KSOD (Black Screen Of Death). What happens: The system powers on. POST and BIOS is loaded Start windows normally windows loading screen Black screen with mouse What I can do: I CAN enter BIOS. black screen with pointer windows vista Apr 30, 2014 Hello, I have a laptop which goes to a black screen after the windows logo, it won't load to desktop, all I see is a black screen, and white mouse cursor. I can't enter in any of the safemodes