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:

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

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.


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