Pc turned off during update now Tags: Windows Explorer Laptops Windows 7 Last response: May 13, 2012 2:37 PM in Windows 7 Share phildav May 13, 2012 6:47:55 AM Hello, My laptop turned off during an update and now wont load windows explorer giving me a black screen. Anyway to repair this? More about : turned update pdxalex May 13, 2012 7:30:04 AM If you have restore points enabled, you can revert Windows back to the previous state. phildav May 13, 2012 7:38:33 AM no restore points available. I thought they were on but it's no giving me any previous dates to restore back to. Also if i try to manually run explorer.exe as a new task, it closes with an error message as soon as I input any characters. Related resources Laptop turned off during update now black screen - Forum Problems after laptop turned off during windows update - Forum Display turns off /computer freezes during gameplay - Forum Hard drive turned off during boot - Forum PC freezes during start up and now no signal to monitor - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pdxalex May 13, 2012 8:58:52 AM Sorry, I have no idea... but you can try googling explorer.exe black screen which brings up a number of hits, as it appears to be a relatively common problem. unksol a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 May 13, 2012 9:10:42 AM you will need to boot in recovery mode or safemode. try safemode first by pressing F8 while booting. If you can get in open cmd and type sfc /scannow if you cant get into safemode there's another button to lauch recovery mode, and basically do the same thing RyQril May 13, 2012 12:42:19 PM Verify system files by goin to CMD and type "sfc /scannow" without quotes it replaces the corrupted files RetiredChief a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 May 13, 2012 2:37:46 PM If above does not work, try inserting you win 7 installation disk and selecting Repair. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Computer restarts instead of shutting down during ' Turn off ' Forum Accidentally switched off computer during updates. Won't boot now . Forum No display output during Windows Update Forum My comp turned off by itself & now it won't turn back on Forum 'Please do not turn off computer' I freakin' turned it off . Forum Power on then flicks immediately off during start up Forum My Wi-Fi turns off during sleep and hibernate. Forum System keeps shutting self off during game play Forum PC turns off immediately being turned on, then turns back on again Forum Window 7 this copy is not genuine Forum My toshiba laptop fn aint working and the capabilty for d wireless is turned off Forum Quickcam v11 5 update for window 7 Forum After failed Win. update Desktop & more doesn't show... Forum Windows 7 x64 BSOD during install Forum Windows Update fails. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !