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Login screen black with flashing cursor

  1. #1

    Posts : 15
    Windows 8

    Login screen black with flashing cursor

    So I recently installed Windows X Yosemite transformation pack but didn't like it and had to uninstall. After uninstall it told me to press ok to restart . But when I restarted I couldn't see the logon screen. I tried moving my mouse pad and it would show the cursor but dissapear once movement stops, I've done some research and found this >
    I believe this relates exactly to my issue but the workaround did not work. PLEASE HELP THIS IS REALLY URGENT D:

    Windows 8.1
    8gb ram
    Nvidia gt 635m 2gb ddr3
    Intel i5 3337u cpu with Intel HD 4000

    Asus vivobook s550cm

    Same thing in safe mode . I just see cursor appear and safe mode text in each corner

    When I try reset PC it says
    > unable to reset your PC. A required drive partition is missing

    System restore
    >to use system restore you must specify which windows installation to restore

    Restart this computer, select an operating system and then select system restore


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  2. #2

    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise

    You can use Startup Repair and the other tools on the System Recovery Options menu to attempt repairs or restore data from a backup
    You can try to perform a startup repair, visit the link below to learn more:
    How do I fix a boot (startup) problem?

    What to do if Windows won't start correctly?
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  3. #3

    Posts : 15
    Windows 8

    Alright I'll try that in the morning when I wake up , if anyone has other solutions feel free to post them cuz this may not work
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  4. #4

    Posts : 15
    Windows 8

    That did not work. However I managed to go to system restore but I keep getting error that it failed maybe due to an antivirus, I have avg installed . How do I fix
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  5. #5

    Posts : 15
    Windows 8

    Help D:
    Help - YouTube
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Login screen black with flashing cursor
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