Dell Inspiron 17R 5720 :: Blank Screen Just After Logo Pops Up

Mar 27, 2013

Ok, so I have this laptop (17R 5720) that I got in November. Um every time I turn it on, I get a blank screen just after the dell logo pops up.

I've tried taking out the battery and unplugging the adapter and holding the power button for 30 seconds and putting the battery back in. I've tried "D" + power, tried Fn + Power, tried F2 to get to the BIOS window, and I've tried F12 (which only got me to the Boot menu). Still nothing happens.

Don't know what else I can do. It looks like I only got limited access to technical support so I hope it's nothing major that I have to deal with.

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Dell Inspiron 5720 :: Shows Logo Then Black Screen

Mar 18, 2013

My Inspiron 17R 5720 laptop (which came with windows 8) was working fine yesterday but whenever I try to turn it on today it shows the Dell logo briefly then goes to a black screen and remains like that. The F12 key works, but I can't change any settings as it will only let me highlight the diagnostics option. I've run diagnostics and recieved no error reports. Neither the F2 or F8 keys work, so I can't access BIOS or start in safe mode. I've tried removing the battery and unplugging the power.

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Jan 29, 2013

A couple hours ago I updated my BIOS from A13 to A14. The firmware update took successfully and everything was fine, I THOUGHT.

Now, every single time (not exaggerating) that I restart my computer the Dell Circular logo pops up for maybe half a sec, and screen goes blank. Lights on laptop do it's thing, I hear the dvd-rom set itself like usual but like I said, no loading ring under the Dell logo appears, the screen just goes blank. All I have to do each time is simply push the power button till computer turns off, and turn it on again. The second time around it works completely normal and loads into Windows.

This happens every time I do a restart from windows, a restart from BIOS settings, or if I turn the computer on after it's been off for a couple minutes. The Dell circular logo appears for maybe half a sec, than screen goes blank, I wait forever and it does nothing but all I have to do each time is push the power button, let pc turn off, and push power button again and it works until the next system restart and it does it all over again.

Won't be too much of a problem but it's aggravating that every time I restart the computer I just know i'm going to have to wait for the blank screen and push the power button to turn it off and back on.

All drivers were fully updated before I performed the BIOS firmware update from A13 to A14. Update took successfully.

I unplugged laptop, and took out battery for a little while to clear my RAM, but that did not fix the problem.

I always loaded BIOS setting defaults, still have the problem.

I have no CD/DVD in the ROM, nor do I have any USB devices, memory cards, or blue tooth device hooked to the computer.

Inspiron 5720 (all drivers updated)
BIOS Version A14
WIN 8 64-bit (fully updated)
CPU is  i5 3210m

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Mar 22, 2013

I have a new Dell Inspiron 17R with Windows 8 (bought dec 12). From the last two days, the laptop freezes after boot. The screen (touch wood) is fine, since it gives me option to trouble shoot and all. I have a feeling its a windows 8 problem. I have done all the things (such as pressing fn and power logo) as mentioned in other posts. Still its not working. As of now the laptop is in pre-boot system assessment - all are done but Hard Drive 0 is stuck at 10% from the last 15 mins!

Why is the screen black / blank after booting dell logo? I do get 'Welcome' message below the Dell logo but after that the screen is blank.

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I am currently using windows 8 as my OS. When I attempt to start my laptop the Dell logo flashes on the screen and the screen turns blank/black and sits there for a few min before displaying an empty bar and F12 Boot Options in the bottom right hand corner.

I have attempted to press F12 to try and load windows in safe mode but everything is frozen at this point.

Is there a way to determine if its a hardware issue or windows issue. When I searched for the issue I found some with a similar issue but the link provided for support was no longer valid

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Apr 24, 2013

When I open the lid to the laptop and hit the power button, the 3 buttons on the top of the keyboard cycle through and the power comes on, but the only thing that happens next is the screen turns on with a slight brightness, but it doesn't load any further. It doesn't even load to the Dell logo. If I tap the power button again, all lights and monitor goes off with a beep noise. 

I have taken the battery out, unplugged the power cord and held the power button for over 15 seconds. This did not do anything. 

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Blue screen since I bought this laptop with windows 8 OS (3 months):

I already ran:

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- All windows updates done

         - Update the DELL BIOS version

        - Ran DELL PC Check Up – Hardware Diagnostics

-  Ran anti-virus, anti-malware, anti-spyware, etc.

- Ran HW monitor to check temperatures, all normal

- Ran Advanced SystemCare 6 for windows optimization and registry fix.

… and the the blue screens didn’t stop!!!. Usually I get one for day.

Normally I get this blue screens even when laptop is notbeing run any program. By the details look that is related with an app. But theolder critical events sometimes don’t give so many details.

This laptop a bad historical. In less than 3 months alreadyhad two times the hard-disk replaced.

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I just bought my Inspiron 14z Ultrabook three days ago. The first time works fine, but now it's frozen on the Dell logo screen.

I have been able to run a diagnostic test  if I hit the f12, and it's all ok.

When I hit f8 and the bar is fully loaded nothing happens.

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Jan 20, 2013

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I have tried to turn it on and press F2 all that happens is the F2 becomes highlighted but nothing seems to happen. I can do the same for the F12. I have tried booting it while plugged into wall and when it's not doesn't seem to change anything. I have left it on for a while now and every few minutes the screen goes blank and makes a few clicking noises and a few of the lights on the top corner of bottom part of laptop flash. It then just gets stuck in the same frozen screen.

The laptop has a weeks worth of very important data I need on it....

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I have replaced the memory stick (brand new), the hard drive (brand new), the motherboard (used from ebay), and the processor (used from ebay) and still the same thing. I have tried it without the cd drive installed and same thing. I have tried it without the battery installed but with the power supply and same thing. I have tried turning it on with the windows disk in the cd rom drive and same thing.

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Apr 3, 2013

I am having dell inspiron 1545...was working fine until last week when problem with screen started.

Whenever I try to turn on my laptop, it shows me dell logo and then it goes black... booting process is still on..and if you see screen in bright light you can see the process..

Now initially i thought that i need to replace my screen but it is showing dell logo so i am pretty sure that screen works fine, now my laptop does have the problem of overheating. is that is a problem????

and my laptop screen attachment to main body is not perfect too.

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I desperate to see the someting else than this Dell Logo in the middle of the screen (forever?).

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