Article ID: 155053
For a Microsoft Windows XP version of this article, see 314503
When you restart a Microsoft Windows x86-based computer, the computer stops with an empty, black screen immediately after the power-on self test (POST) is completed.
The master boot record (MBR), partition tables, boot sector, or NTLDR file is corrupted.
Article ID: 155053 - Last Review: June 22, 2014 - Revision: 4.0