vista black screen


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ok so last night my comp completely frooze while i was installing skype, so i did a hard reboot and now im getting the black screen of death, i've gone thru a bunch of websites and i cant find anything taht will fix this...

when i boot my monitor doesnt go on for 5 mins
cant get boot menu or bios check
after a few my screen turns on and i get cursor that moves with just black screen and if i let it sit i get a screensaver

-Ctrl-Alt-Delete trick didnt work either

any helps though suggestions im at a loss atm