Black Screen on Windows 10 Laptop/ PC


A Black Screen indicates a serious problem with your compute’r software or hardware. In order to repair this screen, you need to evaluate what factor has triggered this situation. Here are some recommendations:

Update Your Drivers

Drivers are a group of files that allow communication between your computer’s hardware and operating system.

It is more likely that the outdated system or peripheral drivers may have caused this issue.

Manually Update Drivers

One way to update your drivers is to check the website of your manufacturer and go to the Drivers & Downloads section.

At this point, you’ll have to select your Operating System name, OS type (32/ 64 bit), device model and other configurations.

Follow the same procedure for each device installed on your computer.

Automatic Driver Update (Recommended)

Quite frankly, it may seem to make sense to update all drivers at once using a Driver Updater than manually searching them online.

And not to mention if you manually download a wrong driver version it can ruin the entire system or cause frightening data loss.

We’ll see below how to update your drivers with just a few clicks:

1.Click the button below to Free Download iObit Driver Booster.


Estimated download time: 5 Seconds

2. Double-click the Setup to run and install the product.


3. Please wait while the program is being installed.

Installation Status

4. After the installation finishes, the driver scan should take place automatically.

If it doesn‘t, click the Scan button.

Driver Scan

4. Looking ahead, you’ll have a comprehensive list of all outdated drivers on your screen.

Automatically Update Drivers

5. Click the Update Now button to update all outdated devices automatically.

Power Reset your Laptop

If you’re experiencing the issue on a laptop, you may want to perform Power Reset. This process drains any residual electrical charge from the capacitors of your laptop.

1. Shut down Windows, and unplug the AC adapter.

2. Disconnect all external peripheral devices such as external hard drive, USB drive, printers, and so on.

3. Unplug the battery from the battery component.

4. Now, press and hold the Power button for at least 20-25 seconds.

5. Wait for at least a minute before re-plugging it again. For the moment, do not install your external peripheral devices.

6. Press the Power button to start your computer. If you’re prompted to choose a startup menu option, select Start Windows Normally.

Hard Disk Corruption

Hard disk failure consistently crashes your operating system with Black Screen. When a hard drive is failing, your computer fails to recover the critical data stored in problematic sectors.

1. Double-click This PC icon on the Desktop, and right-click the system drive from the list of drives on your screen.

2. Select Properties > Tools.

3. Click Check Now, and then in the subsequent prompt, make sure that the option to Automatically fix file system errors is checked-up.

4. Click Start to initiate the process upon next system reboot.

File System Corruption

NFS write errors, improper shutdown corrupt the contents of your system files. Check the integrity of your system files using a built-in tool called System Fie Checker.

1. Fire up the Command Prompt with administrative privileges. (Type Windows Key + X, choose Command Prompt (Admin).

2. Type SFC /ScanNow and hit ENTER to initiate a scan to find and fix problems with your OS components.

Update your Video Driver

A Video Driver, also known as Graphics Driver, that manages the part of system board that deals with graphics chip set.

1. Type Device Manager in the Search Box, and then open it from the Search Results.

2. Expand the topmost node to display a list of all devices connected to your computer.

3. Expand the Display Adapters node. Right-click the video adapter you’re currently using, and choose Update driver software option.

4. When you’re prompted to select the mode of update, choose the first option Search automatically for updated driver software.

5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Uninstall Recently Installed Apps

1. Press Windows Key and X keys simultaneously. Select the option named Programs and Features.

2. The list of all apps installed on your device will now appear on your screen. Sort the items by the date of installation.

3. Uninstall the topmost application installed on recent basis. After the uninstall is completed, restart your computer.

Disable Integrated Graphics Card

Try disabling the integrated graphics card as shown below:

1. Open the Device Manager again.

2. Expand the Display Adapters node.

3. If you see more than one display adapter, right-click the integrated display adapter and choose the Disable option.

4. Close the window, and restart your computer for an effective workaround.