Computer reboots to a blinking cursor when using Symantec Ghost
Last Updated May 19, 2017
What can be done about rebooting to just a blinking cursor?
Symptoms The computer was reimaged but when it boots back, only a blinking cursor shows in a black screen.
Cause 1: Custom MBR on IBM computers. Cause 2: Problem with the MBR. Cause 3: Insuffecient space on USB bootable flash drive
Solution 1: Use the switches -IB or -ID. This is for any IBM or Lenovo computers when createing an image or performing a Disk to Disk opoeration. Solution 2: Run FDISK /FIXMBR Solution 3: If you were imaging via a disk-to-disk clone, try imaging disk-to-image then restore from the image.
Imported Document ID: TECH110651
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