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Fix for blank screen with blinking cursor after upgrade to Win 8.1

RqT and his thoughts

This post is to summarize what posted by user in http://www.eightforums.com. More specifically, the method tested to fix issue in Samsung Series 7 – Chronos. Model no : NP770Z5E

There are 2 issues that will be solved. The first one is the blank screen with blinking cursor (if you moved the cursor) after you did upgrade to your Windows from 8 to 8.1. And the second issues is that the manual brightness setting in your laptop does not work anymore.

The first issue is due to the AMD graphic driver that is not compatible with Windows 8.1 and hence need to be upgraded. The 2nd issue is caused by INTEL HD 4000 driver that is updated while it should not be updated yet.

Steps to solve the 1st issue (Windows goes blank screen after upgrade to Win 8.1)  :

1. Enter Safe mode with networking. (Try method in…

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