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Gateway 7320gz CRAZY LOOP

No restore disc,useing xp-pro to install works great till I install sp2 then it hits a loop,goes right to options, safe mode,last known good,start nornal I can get through in safe mode but that's it. ANY IDEAS??

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  • fixed1to Sep 20, 2008

    The original sticker is xp-home does that help?

  • fixed1to Sep 20, 2008

    store but no sp2 on the disc

  • fixed1to Sep 20, 2008

    nope key from disc,I have software from 98 to vista ultimate and xp and xp-pro I have about six copies each w/keys.when I ran into the problem and figured it was the sp I went and loaded the gateway drivers first then tried the sp but the problem is still there,I unistall sp2 it runs great.

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    what was that laptop made for originally. should be a label on the bottom with a product key.





    Robert

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And the xp-pro you are using is a store bought copy or one that someone made for you ?


Robert

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  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Sep 20, 2008

    perhaps a product key issue.... are you using the product key on the bottom of your laptop ?



    there are other issues it could be but lets start there.



    Robert







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