How to Fix the Black Screen of Death

Mostly anyone who has ever used Windows knows about the Blue Screen of Death, but with a new version of Microsoft Windows comes a new screen of death and that's the Black Screen of Death. The Black Screen of Death usually happens when someone logs onto their PC and then they see nothing but a black desktop.

Here's how you can fix the Black Screen of Death issue in Windows 7:

1. Restart your PC

2. Logon and wait for the black screen to appear

3. Press the CTRL, ALT, and DELETE keys at the same time

4. Click Task Manager

5. In the Task Manager, click on the Application tab

6. Next, click New Task

7. Enter the command: "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" ""

8. Click OK and Internet Explorer should start and begin to download the fix

9. When prompted for the download, click Run. The Black Screen of Death fix will download and run automatically to fix the issue

10. Restart your PC and the black screen problem should be fixed