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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎06-21-2013
Location: Tenafly, NJ
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login screen not appearing... black screen with cursor

Hello everyone


I have a ThinkPad X230 Tablet.


I tried system restore and safe mode, but none of it works.


After windows loads with the glowing animation, the login screen does not appear. I cannot open a task manager. I don't know if it's a problem with explorer.exe or what.


The explorer.exe crashed when I tried to connect to an external hard drive, and I tried to get task manager to open, but it wouldn't open.


That's when I tried to restart computer, and login screen would not appear. All I have is a black screen with cursor.


Please help! Thank you.

Retired Support Specialist
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Registered: ‎09-24-2013
Location: Bangalore
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Re: login screen not appearing... black screen with cursor



Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!


I’m sorry to hear that you are getting a black screen at Windows login in your Lenovo ThinkPad X230T.


I would suggest you to load default settings in BIOS and check. If the issue persists, you may have to do a startup repair or factory reset of operating system. Use the recovery discs you would have created while you bought the system.


Hope this helps!


Best regards,


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