How to get rid of blank screen after starting

May 15, 2011 at 15:08:12
Specs: Windows 7Ultimate
when the system (Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate) boots up, I see on the monitor, "STARTING WINDOWS" with the "Microsoft Corp". at the bottom of the sreen. This Page is there for 60 secounds, and then the screen goes Blank for 10 sec,after this it then goes Black for about 10sec, and then, back to Blank screen, this time for 30sec. and then to WELCOME Screen (which is a picture) for another 30 sec. After all this, the computer works normally.
OS Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
System Type X86-based PC
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 235e Processor, 2700 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date AMI P01-A0, 8/13/2009
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1

Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 6.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 2.75 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.55 GB
Total Virtual Memory 6.77 GB
Available Virtual Memory 5.12 GB

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May 15, 2011 at 19:29:05
Start - Control Panel - Backup and Restore - at the left top corner -
Create a System Repair Disc - It may say DVD but a CD works OK
With the Repair Disc in the tray, Restart your computer and be ready
to press any key when asked.
If it doesn't find and fix right off than click next and follow directions
from the list that should come up.

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May 15, 2011 at 20:12:41
If you are running the 32 bit version of W7 Windows can't use more than 4GB of RAM.

Did this computer work OK in the past?

Go to Device Manager and see if all the hardware is working properly or if there are any yellow or red punctuation marks there.

Try disconnecting all unnecessary external devices, memory cards, flash drives, printers, scanners, eternal drives, etc and see if that changes anything.

What anti virus software are you using? Do you have it set to scan at start up?

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May 15, 2011 at 21:41:22
hit f8 and choose save mode, do you still have the issues?
sounds like driver issues, reinstall your video driver first, control panel, graphics, unnstall the graphic card, check the box uninstall drivers, reboot, your system should install the right graphic driver automatically.
type msconfig in the run box/startup, uncheck any updates and programs that are in the startup list except microsoft startups, see if its any better.
i also think there is an issue with your memory setup, do you have 3 or 4 sticks? is it all the same? check with the mobo manufacturer website if you have your memory correctly set, reseat the memory, try running only 4gb in two corressponding slots, ie slots of the same colour.

i hate computers!
but cant help myself....

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