Windows 10 Black Screen with Cursor [SOLVED]

Issues with Windows 10 are prevalent as the development team from Microsoft is still struggling to make it stable. Many of the Windows 10 OS users have faced some problem or another while using the computer. Windows 10 Black Screen with Cursor is the biggest problem that we’ve encountered in the last few years. We started using Windows 10 from the time it was released for Public testing. We’ve encountered the Windows 10 Blank Screen error when we installed a new update in the system. Well, it was very frustrating for us at the beginning, but we’ve got the working solution to fix the Windows 10 Black Screen with Cursor After login error.

If you are tired of seeing a Black screen with Cursor on your Windows 10 computer, then you should immediately act and follow the methods that we are going to share in this post. All you have to do is to follow the methods to fix the problem with Windows 10 Black Screen with Cursor and start working on your computer without any issues.

What is Windows 10 Black Screen Problem?

When the user starts the computer, he is greeted with the login screen. But when you see Windows 10 Black Screen, you have to know you are in deep trouble. On the login screen, you don’t see anything except the black background and working cursor. Usually, multiple system restarts fix the problem for some time, but it keeps appearing once in a while to haunt you and stop you from logging in the computer. You can log in blindly if you have an idea of where to type the password. But it is not possible for all. That’s why it is tough for a newbie to get rid of this problem on his own.

Windows 10 Black Screen with Cursor

How to Fix Black Screen With Cursor Windows 10 Problem?

It’s not that complicated to get rid of the issue, if you are smart and follow any of the methods we are sharing below. You’ll find the working ways in this post with a step-by-step explanation of how to fix the problem.

Method 1 – Force Restart The Computer

Force Restarting the computer is the only method you have to follow first. If you are not seeing the Windows 10 Login screen, then you cannot perform any of the methods mentioned in this post. For the first time, Turn OFF the computer by pressing the “Power” button. Wait for a few seconds and then Restart the computer. Alternatively, You can Press & Hold the power button to Warm Boot your computer. You may not see the Windows 10 Screen for the first time, but you have to try multiple times. Once you do it, you’ll see the Windows 10 login screen and proceed with your password.

Method 2 – Disable App Readiness Service

When the user starts the computer for the first time or after an update, then the App Readiness service configures the startup apps and supported services. If there are any issues with the App Readiness Service, then you might face problems like Black Screen with Cursor in Windows. Well, here are the exact steps to Disable App Readiness service. Make sure you followed the Method #1 and logged into the Windows 10 OS.

  1. First of all, Press “Windows + R” Key combination on your keyboard and then type “services.msc” in the text field and press ENTER.
    Services.msc
  2. Now, you’ll see the Windows Services management Console on the screen. Scroll down and find “App Readiness” service.
    fix windows 10 black screen with cursor
  3. Right-click on the service and click on “Properties” to open the properties of the service.
  4. In the Properties, Select “Startup Type” as “Disabled” and then Click on “OK” to save the settings.
    App Readiness Properties
  5. Restart your computer to let the changes take effect, and you’ll not see the black screen this time you reboot the computer.

Method 3 – Disable All Non-Microsoft Service

The third-party software programs have the supporting service installed to make sure the software works correctly on the computer. But, the third-party services interfere with the Microsoft services and causes the issues at the startup. So, you have to disable all of the Non-Microsoft services at the Startup and check if that works for you. For most of the people, getting rid of the third-party startup services works just fine. Here are the exact steps to Disable the services.

  1. First of all, Press “Windows  + R” Key combination and type “msconfig” in the RUN window and press ENTER.
    msconfig.exe
  2. In the “System Configuration” window, Click on “Services” tab. In the tab, check ” Hide All Microsoft Services” checkbox.
  3. Now, you’ll see all of the non-Microsoft services.  Select All of the services and then click on “Disable All” button.
    Disable all microsoft services
  4. Once done, click on the “OK” button and restart the computer after that. You’ll not face the problem after following this method if the third-party services are causing the issue.

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Final Words

Windows 10 Black Screen With Cursor After Login is one of the most common problems people face after installing the software update. Fortunately, Microsoft has issued the update which fixes the problem in the latest versions of the OS. But, if you are using the older version of Windows 10, then you might encounter Black Screen with Cursor After startup windows 10 problem. I hope you’ll follow all of the methods shared in this post correctly. If you are facing any issues or having any trouble following these methods, then feel free to comment below so we can help you.

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