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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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? | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>While rebooting in XP there is a blank screen for about 8 minutes before windows> Related ressources: ForumScreen randomly goes blank but system doesn't seem to reset... ForumNeverwinter Nights - Computer rebooting 5-30 minutes into .. ForumWindows 8 black screen with pointer after log in Forum8800GT: issues getting a blank screen after driver install ForumHIS 6850 Blue/White/ Blank-Screen Restart ForumPERFORM THESE STEPS before posting about POST/boot/no video problems! ForumBSOD ( blank screen of doom) after Windows logo ForumBlank screen while playing videos ForumP 8 P67 Deluxe Rebooting Randomly Forumgame crashes after few minutes ForumBlank Screen Crash, ForumNew build reboots after 2-3 minutes while idling in BIOS ForumAsus P5WD2 Premium - 1 long, 3 short beeps and blank screen ForumXP Blank Screen ForumComputer turns off while playing games ForumToshiba Satellite L305D-S5900 LCD screen is completely blank & quit wo ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumHelp, windows is in another language... ForumCant boot past startup screen Forum[Solved] Black screen... More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !