Lately when I start up my Inspiron 6000 it simply goes to a black screen with the cursor blinking. There is no harddrive activity or anything. However, when I am able to push F12 right as I turn the computer on and go to Diagnostics, it completes those. Following a diagnostic run I am able to boot to Windows. And, from there, there's no problem.
What is the reason for this startup lag?
This all started the other day after I restarted my laptop. When I...