While rebooting in XP there is a blank screen for about 8 minutes before windows Tags: Windows XP Startup Screen Laptop Screen HP Pavilion Last response: January 2, 2010 4:29 AM in Windows XP Share angel72 January 2, 2010 2:10:24 AM While booting up HP Pavilion dv5000 laptop screen goes black for about 8 minutes before windows startup screen appears. This has never happened before. No changes have been made to computer. What is causing this? More about : rebooting blank screen minutes windows Zoron January 2, 2010 4:03:16 AM Could be virus / malware, corrupt files, bad hard drive, bad driver... any number of issues. Have you run chkdsk? m 0 l angel72 January 2, 2010 4:29:31 AM Yes, I've run the chkdsk, my anti-virus, updated the drivers. I don't know what else to do. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 8.1 Black screen with cursor for 10 minutes before boot? Forum Windows 8.1 Hangs/Freezes after about 15-20 minutes, computer has to be rebooted to fix everytime Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Blank Blue Screen Forum Windows XP reboots my pc after about 5 minutes Forum SolvedI have black screen for 5 minutes at start up before log on running windows 7 Forum SolvedBlack Screen + Freeze after a couple minutes of gameplay (Windows 8) Forum Solvedafter rebooting using f12 then asks for pw type in pw then loads window files tgen screen turns black then i F8 tgen it com Forum SolvedLaptop Screen is blank until after windows xp loads the desktop Forum My laptop screens goes black for a few minutes before shutting down W8 Forum Windows 8.1 randomly freezes, afraid to restore in case it freezes while restoring (happened before) Forum SolvedComputer turns on, loads Windows 7, then screen goes black for about a minute? Forum I have a computer old one that turns on but no display, but i can hear windows xp turning on, display screen is blank Forum Windows XP Continually reboots after about 1 minute Forum Windows 8 Start Screen Blank (Black) But task manager will run anything Forum Blue screen at 35 minutes to go in Windows XP installation Forum windows xp upon start up jumble, then striped lines, then screen goes blank Forum Windows 8 start screen is blank Forum Windows 7 64-bit rebooting system before welcome screen Forum SolvedOn the Windows XP Licensing Agreement screen, press F8 function key to agree to it. option not showing Forum Windows 8 Pro 64Bit, fails to continue installation from SSD, blank screen Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !