My computer icons and background turn black when booting up - is this a virus? Tags: Security Virus Computers Icons Windows Vista Last response: November 13, 2009 2:07 PM in Windows Vista Share TLawrence November 13, 2009 1:29:36 PM my computer icons and screen flash to black - then come on, it took me 8 times to get all of the programs to start up correctly, first my firewall wouldn't start and my keyboard, then mouse wouldn't work....is this a virus? More about : computer icons background turn black booting virus saint19 November 13, 2009 2:07:53 PM Do you have the same problem in safe mode? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhello! my computer has a virus that prevents it from booting up. I've tried to start safe mode but not working. It always trie Forum Black screen on boot-up and computer automatically turns off after 40 seconds. Forum My PC won't boot up. I was playing games and suddenly the PC screen goes black and I find it off. It wont turn on again. Forum SolvedUpgraded graphics - pc turns on but nothing boots up; black screen Forum Need help computer turns on but black screen at boot up Forum Need help computer turns on but black screen at boot up Forum SolvedBought new computer parts, booted up but turned off, wont turn on again. Forum Computer not booting up just black screen Forum Solvedmy new computer wont boot up just black screen Forum SolvedMy computer boots up and after I log in screen goes black sometimes it comes back at the bottom it says the video driver has r Forum Computer showing black screen at boot up Forum Windows turning to black screen halfway through boot up Forum Dual Boot x79 system Turns on, bios beep, to black screen. Power off, Starts up fine. Almost every time Forum Computer booting up for 10 seconds and immediately turns off and back on again Forum SolvedEdnless loop at boot up white or black screen 2-3 seconds turns off then the sam Forum Help, Graphics Card Black Screen Problem after computer boots up. Forum SolvedComputer turns on and lights up but won't boot Forum computer turns on but the start up screen doesnt come up it stays black Forum Beeping from computer, black screen, and no boot up after upgrading RAM Forum computer boots up into black screen Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !