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Gateway 505gr became unresponsive, on reboot windows cannot load

On reboot, windows message regarding starting in Safe mode, normally, etc... appears, but regardless of the selection, Windows starts to load (gets the windows boot up screen, goes about 30-45 seconds) then goes into power save and begins the process again.

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  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

    Gateway 505GR will become unresponsive and sometimes will reboot windows again where it will again become unresponsive. This cycle will repeat itself or sometimes the machine will begin beeping constantly.

  • cseedorf2004 Nov 22, 2008

    Out Gateway 505 GR will become unresponsive and reboot to only be unresponsive again! It will sometimes beep constantly until the power is shut off completely.

  • DanLA Dec 28, 2008

    I have a similar problem. The system just freezes after working for a minute or two and I have to reboot and happens all over again.

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Hello guys,
This problem would arise only when the motherboard doesn't work properly. Check with your nearest gateway service center to get your CPU work again. That would be the only thing to be done.

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Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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How do I turn off the safe mode


There are many reason for a system goes to safe mode. Normally, it is the hardware conflicting with the software and drivers. It goes to Safe Mode to load minimal drivers and small resident programs called TSRs. Here is the solution to solve the issue

Follow the steps:

Immediately begin tapping the "F8" key when the reboot sequence begins (make sure your "F Lock" key is activated.) Once the black "safe mode" screen appears, then first try selecting the option "Start Windows Normally" using your mouse or keyboard up and down keys. Allow Windows to boot, log into your profile and wait for the program to fully configure. Once that is completed, go to the "Start" button and select "reboot." If all is well, the "safe mode" will not reappear.

If that fails, then repeat the reboot sequence -- tapping the "F8" key repeatedly -- and when "safe mode" reappears, choose the "Last Known Good Configuration" selection and allow it to go through the same sequence as in the above paragraph.

If the above does not work and your system continues to first boot into "safe mode" it is possible that a setting in the boot configuration file is checked.

For that go to start -> RUN and Type in "msconfig" in the provided box and hit "enter." The "System Configuration Utility" will appear. Using your mouse or right arrow key, select the "BOOT.INI" tab. Look for the "boot options" section and the "SAFEBOOT" selection box. If it is checked, uncheck it, select the "Apply" button and then "OK."
Go to the "Start" button and select "reboot" and your machine should now boot directly into Windows.

Apr 28, 2018 | The Computers & Internet

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Disable safe mode


Which operating system and do you have Norton antivirus ???
Turn Off Safe Mode

You rebooted your PC at least 10 times now, and still it refuses to start in anything other than Safe Mode.
Your many attempts to perform a system restore have yet to be victorious. It just will not boot up normally.
According to Microsoft, if you have Norton Antivirus 2001 installed on your computer, it is the root of the problem. Microsoft suggests you disable it.

Restart your computer. Let it load completely in Safe Mode.
Press "Run" on your Start menu.
Once you see the Open box, enter into the provided text box: misconfig.
Then press "Enter" or Select "OK."
Select on the new dialog box that has appeared "Selective Startup."
Select "NAVAP.VxD" on the Static VxD tab.
Remove the check in the check box you now see.
Select "OK."
Remove the check in the check box next to Norton Auto Protect.
Select "OK."
Reboot your system and it will be in Normal Mode.
Turn Off Safe Mode in Windows XP
The purpose of booting your computer in safe mode is to resolve issues.
Only your basic, most dire drivers and programs will run to block viruses and surreptitious software from executing on your system.
But once the issue is resolved, you need to get back to the standard Windows mode. In order to turn off safe mode in Windows XP, you must go through the same steps that you took to turn it on.

Reboot your Windows system.
Press the "F8" key several times as soon as you see the first Windows XP logo appear on your screen as the computer is booting.
This will bring up a black screen that displays the "Windows Advanced Options Menu."
Press the down arrow button on your keyboard to scroll down the list.
Select "Start Windows Normally" and then hit "Enter."
Allow the system to boot.
Enter your Windows XP user password (if you set one) and log in as usual.

Nov 14, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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How do you put windows into safe mode?


Power on or Restart your computer, keep tapping F8 on the keyboard while it boots up. After few seconds, you'll be taken to the "Advanced Boot Options" with "Safe Mode" in the lists. Use the Up-Down arrow keys to highlight the "Safe Mode" and press enter on the keyboard to confirm the selected boot options. Black Screen with white texts will be displayed on the display, wait for few seconds until you see the windows logon Screen. You'll also see a confirmation message box asking you to confirm to boot into Safe Mode, click "yes" or "Ok" and proceed forward. There now you are in the Safe Mode.

If you need further help, let me know.

Good luck.

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Sep 26, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I have a IBM thinkpad T40, while working on it, the laptop shut down and started to reboot. but only got to a point where it said could not find operating system.after a couple of times tring to reboot it,...


Whilst booting up have tried tapping the F8 key to get into the safe mode menu and either select the last known good configuration option or the safe mode option to load the operating system to then try and determine the cause. Should this suggestion not work a safe option to recovering your data is to buy a USB hard disc drive docking station, whip out your hdd, slot it into the docking station and retrieve your files using another PC. Repairing the operating system using the XP disc on boot up sometimes works but also trashes your personal data if it's on the C drive and it reloads the o/s.

Sep 23, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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Hello I wonder if you can help. When we switch


Had a similar problem like this several times. Try choosing safe mode. Safe mode will load the required drivers. After safe mode finishes the loading process, restart your computer and choose to start windows normally. The problem you mention usually happens when the computer is turned off without using normal shut down procedures. Also happens when you have a sudden power outage.

Oct 24, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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How to change resulution when you get input not


Try starting Windows in Safe Mode. During boot, before windows starts loading, just keep tapping F8, until a menu appears in which you can select Safe Mode. In Safe Mode, set the resolution to a safe, low value in the control panel. Then reboot normally, and everything should work fine.

Jun 07, 2009 | Acer AL1916W 19" LCD Monitor

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When booting up the system, it freezes up


First of all you must turn on your computer. Then follow the steps are given below,

1.When system is booting you can see some screens appear ( bios screens). After the first display finished please hit F8 key on your keyboard.

2.You will appear "Windows Advanced Option Menu" like thisc586fee.jpg
3.Select Safe Mode & press enter. Some dos screens may appear. Windows Safe Mode is now starting.

4.When the user selection screen appears please select administrator account & login.

5.When desktop loads completely you can see start button.

6.Press start button --> All programs --> Accessories --> System Tools --> System Restore.

7.When the system restore wizard appears you can restore you computer to an earlier time.

8.Select a proper restore point before you install that AVG 8.5. Then select and restore you want.

9.An automatic process will start. When that process completes system will reboot automatically.

10.When System is rebooting don't hit F8 again, Please allow normal booting. Please login your user account & check your problem is fixed or not. If fixed you can install another antivirus program.

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May 09, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Problem


If you can boot to safe mode, try doing a restore.

When you turn on the system, just past the POST (before windows loads), hit the F8 key to get the menu between normal boot and safe mode.

When prompted, select SAFE MODE. Don't select safe mode with command prompt, or with networking. Just SAFE MODE.

Use the arrow keys to select SAFE MODE. If you need to log in, do so and proceed to launch windows.

Windows should launch in Safe mode. If it does, proceed to click on START, ALL PROGRAMS, ACCESSORIES, SYSTEM TOOLS, SYSTEM RESTORE.
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Select RESTORE MY COMPUTER TO AN EARLIER TIME. Click on NEXT. If you can, select a BOLD date preferably before your issue. Click NEXT. System will load some files, reboot and reload.

If you can't get to safe mode, there may be other problems holding your system up. Did you load anything prior to the messages?


Aug 10, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

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Windows XP fails to load and Computer will not start up.


Boot from startup floppy disks or CD-ROM, choose repair option during setup, and run Recovery Console. When you are logged on, you can run FIXMBR command to fix master boot record. This should solve your problem.

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