See if you get the same type of problem in safe mode. If you do not: you are
likely looking at a driver issue.
If you do: try booting from the vista disc. If you can get here, run the
memory test that's available, because there is a chance you have failing RAM
> I have used Vista beta 2 since it became general available. Now suddenly the
> logon screen does not show. The screen is black/brown, in the lower right
> corner it is written Windows Vista build xxxx. I can move the mouse, but
> there are no icons to click. The keyboard seems dead (no light and no action
> when touched). I have tried to do different startups but with the same emty
> screen as result. The log option did not indicate anything wrong.
> Suggestions would be appriciated!
> Thanks in advance!