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System recovery for Gateway GM5048

I had to do a system recovery, everything seemed to go well, but it never finishes loading drivers. Can NOT having the original speakers cause the recovery not to complete?

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No that should have nothing to do with it......

What I can recommend is manually installing the drivers rather then going through the entire recovery process again. All of the drivers that you would need you can find here :

http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/search.asp?st=pn&param=6153

If you need help with anything more specfic feel free to leave a comment here and I can give you some more help!!

If you found this helpful , please leave a rating...thanks!

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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Here's the support page from Gateway for your model.
http://support.gateway.com/s/Mobile/2009/Ajax2/MD26/MD26nv.shtml

And here's the user guide link (which you can find at the page mentioned above)
http://support.gateway.com/s/Manuals/Desktops/8513015.pdf

and below are the steps from the user guide which to me seems like the solution for your question.

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Gateway sells the cds. If you tell them your model no they will send you a recovery disc (with a tiny fee of course).

Here's their number 866-539-3901

You can also live chat here http://www.gateway.com/about/contactus/index.php


Also, check this site out might turn out to be helpful.
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