Its stuck in test mode. it says monitor is ok but thats it. I tried to shut it down but the power button does nothing so i unplugged it. when i plugged it back in it should have stayed off but as soon as i plugged it in the tower came back on. also the cd and dvd drives dont even open at all. so as stated before the comp is stuck in test mode which is a black screen.
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try starting in safe mode, when you turn on the pc keep pressing f8 till you get a menu up use the arow keys to highlight safe mode then press enter, see if you can boot up into windows that way. Reply here if you can
Do you see any activity
from the hard drive lights or do you hear a single beep from the computer
speaker? If yes do you have an flat screen or a CRT monitor and do you have a
power on LED illuminated on the monitor? Can you see any output accessing the
menu mode of the monitor? If yes check your cable from the monitor to video
card to make sure it is plugged in. If no it could be your monitor or video
card and you will need to test the monitor on another system.If you press the power key once for a second
will the computer immediately shut off? if yes the problem could be the mother
board or power supply. You need to test the power supply if it is good suspect
mother board or CPU. If the system shuts down within a minute then test the
few things to try you can disconect the hdd the dvd rw drive and anything elce conected to it appart from the motherboard and moniter then try again (just becouse you tryed to check the psu it my well still be completly broken ) i would probly suspect the motherboard in this case thought i would try a new psu first as this cost less (10 pounds from ebay) hope this helps ps reset the bios and cmos too
Start your computer and tap the F8 key as soon as the computer begins to power-up. Keep tapping until you come to the Safe Mode screen. When the screen alerts you to the fact that you have chosen Safe Mode, click OK.
When you get to the desktop go to the control panel and launch System Properties. Go to Hardware and Device manager. Click the arrow next to the Display Adapter. Point at the adapter, right click and chooser Properties. Click the Driver Tab. Roll back the video driver to previous driver.
If indeed you have installed a new driver that is not compatible with your video card, then rolling it back to the original may very well take care of this problem.
I have the same model after youlet it sit for a long enough period to cool down it will come back on and work normal, it is a cooling problem called gateway and they confirmed this theproblem I ran in to was what fan this computer has 3. temp fix I used was to remove the tower cover to allow better air flow try this till you can figure out what fan is messing up