Black Screen with cursor on upper left Tags: Cursor Laptops Toshiba Last response: October 22, 2012 9:32 PM in Laptop General Discussion Share csnorman October 22, 2012 7:43:14 PM I have a toshiba laptop. Was brought to me with just a black screen with cursor flashing on top left. Is this a bad hard drive? More about : black screen cursor upper left noidea_77 a b D Laptop October 22, 2012 8:17:10 PM Any display from the bios before that? When the hdd is bad, it should ask for a proper boot device. Only the cursor sounds more like memory or cpu error. anonymous1 a b D Laptop October 22, 2012 8:36:06 PM Try a linux live disk. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer csnorman October 22, 2012 9:32:13 PM From what I looked up thus far, for a toshiba, looks like the cmos could be bad. I did notice that the time in the bios was wrong so I corrected it but still goes into a cursor state. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Laptop General Discussion categories Acer Alienware Asus Dell Lenovo Sony Toshiba !