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Question Black screen after sleep mode/auto restart


May 3, 2017
Issue: After booting into Windows, the only thing I see is a black screen. When I move my mouse I see a somewhat laggy cursor that sometimes changes to a loading icon. After no interaction the cursor dissapears again. This goes on forever, no further interaction is possible.
I do not even see the login screen. It goes black straight after selecting Windows in GRUB menu.

Leading to this issue: What I think has happened is that I set ny computer in sleep mode the night before. My guess is that it auto restarted, but somehow did not restarted fully and now is in a 'broken state'. I have dual boot, so my computer first boots into Linux if no decision is made.

Is there something I can do?

Thank you!