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Windows 8 Flashing Black Screen At Login Menu

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    windows 8

    Windows 8 Flashing Black Screen At Login Menu


    i was customizing my desktop with Rainmeter and i wanted to know how to change my toolbar's color because i didnt want the blue, someone said to download Vistaglazz and repatch some files. after doing so my computer restarted and after the initial normal startup and it saying "Please wait..." like it usually does before it shows the login users, the screen went black, then for a split second the screen went pitch black, almost as if the computer turned off, then it would turn on again and go back to the normal "Please wait..." screen. this would be ok but its happening so fast and over and over again that i cant even hit f8 or Ctrl Alt Delete. im using a different computer because i literally cant log onto the other one. any ideas why its flashing?

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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    gotta love 3rd party apps ,
    a system restore to the day or time before this happened would be the best fix i think .
    using a windows dvd boot to system restore option .option 7 in this tutorial
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    i talked to a microsoft tech and they have confirmed that VistaGlazz is an extremely unsafe program and has been proven to do just this to thousands of others computers
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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by spadedream View Post
    i talked to a microsoft tech and they have confirmed that VistaGlazz is an extremely unsafe program and has been proven to do just this to thousands of others computers
    good advice from Microsoft tech
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    So when I turned off the computer and started the computer, it gave the option to start normally or safe mode startup. I chose the safe mode and deleted the last three programs I downloaded before the computer freaked out and this fixed the problem.
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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    great to see you fixed it ,happy computing
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