5 Most effective ways to fix black screen errors

A black computer screen is a situation many people encounter if the computer has been used for a long time. Usually when encountering this situation, many people will become confused, not knowing what to do. If you are also facing a situation where the computer you are using has a black screen, then try to refer to some of the solutions that TipsMake suggests right below.

I. The cause of the computer screen is black

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Before trying to fix the black screen error, you also need to understand what causes this error. Some of the reasons are as follows:

  1. Due to the new Windows operating system update.
  2. Computers using discrete cards
  3. The computer has a virus that makes Windows Explorer inoperable.
  4. Because the Windows operating system integrates the Fast Startup feature (fast startup).
  5. Due to hard drive problem.

II. 5 Most effective ways to fix black computer screen 

1. Turn off the fast startup feature (Fast Startup) on the computer

Disabling fast startup can effectively fix the black screen of the computer. You can follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to the search window, enter Control Panel => select Open => In the View by section on the upper right corner of the window, select Category view => Select System and Security.

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Select Category view => Select System and Security

Step 2: Find Power Options => select Change what the power buttons do command.

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Find the Power Options item => select the Change what the power buttons do command

Step 3: You will see a small window displayed, at When I press the power, change it to Shut down => At Shutdown settings, uncheck the box Turn on fast startup (recommend) => select Save Changes . 

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At When I press the power, switch to Shut down state

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In the Shutdown settings section, uncheck the box Turn on fast startup (recommend) => Save Changes

Note: In case you see the Turn on fast startup in section is blurry, if you don't allow the check box, please select Shut down again at the When I press power button above => select Save changes => continue Next, at the top, select Change settings that are currently unavailable => Then you will see the check boxes are clearly displayed and can be counted.

2. Temporarily disconnect the discrete video card

In case your device has a discrete video card, that can also be the cause of the black screen of the computer. So, temporarily disconnecting the discrete video card is an effective method to fix it. The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Boot into Safe Mode.

Step 2: Press Windows + R key combination to open the 'Device Manager' window, then enter 'devmgmt.msc' => Select Ok. 

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Open 'Device Manager' window, then enter 'devmgmt.msc' => Select Ok

Step 3: After the interface changes, find and select Display adapters. Then, below will display 2 types of cards. The line containing the word Graphics is the onboard card. The other line is the discrete card, in the example illustrated below, the discrete card is NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M.

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Discrete card is NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M

Step 4: Right-click on the removable card line => Select Disable to temporarily disable the discrete card => Then restart the computer.

3. Restore Windows Explorer

With this way, you will not be able to fix it completely, but every time you restart the computer, you will have to repeat these steps again.

Step 1: Press Ctrl + Alt + Del => Then, select Task Manager. 

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Press Ctrl + Alt + Del => Then select Task Manager

Step 2: Then, the Task Manager window will be displayed on the screen => select the File tab right below => select Run new task to open the Run dialog box.

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Select the File tab right below => select Run new task to open the Run dialog box

Step 3: In the Create new task window, enter explorer.exe in the empty box => select OK.

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Enter explorer.exe in the empty box => select OK

4. Disable AppReadness in Services 

The fourth way to fix the black screen of the computer is to disable Appreadness. The steps are simple as follows:

Step 1: Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to open the Task Manager window => select Services => then, find Appreadness and right-click it => Select Stop.

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Open Task Manager => Services =>, find Appreadness and right click => Stop

Step 2: If you see the word Stop in blurry, then AppReadness has been stopped, then select Open Services.

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The word Stop is blurred => select Open Services

Step 3: Next, find and double-click to select Appreadness => At the General tab, in the Startup type section, click the expansion arrow and select the Disabled state => select Ok

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In the Startup type section, click the expansion arrow and select the Disabled state

After that, you restart the machine and check again to see if the screen is back to normal or not.

5. Use Command Prompt

In addition to the above instructions, you can use the Command Prompt command to fix the black screen of the computer. Follow these 2 simple steps below:

Step 1: Open the search box on your computer, then enter cmd.exe => select Run as administrator

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Enter cmd.exe => select Run as administrator

Step 2: Next, you will see the Command Prompt window display. Next to the line C:Windowssystem32> enter the command 'SLMGR/REARM' => Finally select OK

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Enter the command 'SLMGR/REARM' => Finally select OK

So, above, TipsMake has guided you 5 ways to fix the most effective black screen error. Hope this article has answered your questions.

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