Question about Gateway 450ROG Notebook

1 Answer

My Gateway 450ROG's screen started fuzzing and then would freeze after a few minutes of fuzzing. Now the thing won't even turn on. What's going on? I really would like to repair this kinda cheaply because I just upgraded the HD and doubled the RAM 3 months ago and it was working better than the day i bought it.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 413 Answers

Http://www.unitedmicro.com/tech/signal.htm#question%202%20no

http://www.drivershq.com/Drivers/Gateway/Notebook-Computer/Gateway-MX6447/9771/23769/25295/Drivers.aspx

Try these two sites and see where they get you. I'm thinkin it might be a driver problem but the first link should at least help narrow it down

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Can't access gateway 450rog wireless! Is there a toggle? Do I need to install a driver?


Yes, the wireless adapter needs a driver, but unless you deleted it, that is not the problem
The wireless function can be turned on and off by a Fn and special function key combo. Some laptops even have a switch on the front of the palm rest that turns the wireless on.
Once the wireless function has been turned on, you will be able to see networks in the area.
var fctb_tool=null; function FCTB_Init_46c140266c3642bdbdfe5931ee798ff0(t) { fctb_tool=t; start(fctb_tool); }

Dec 25, 2010 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

1 Answer

Gateway 450ROG, will not start. Red DVD/CD ROM


I have the very same problem, the Drive light turns red, the screen is "black" and the battery charging light indicator on the front is off. No differance if I'm traying to power up on battery or AC-adapter.

Before this problem appeared I had problems where the laptop was powering off, with no warning, and I had to restart it. This happened several times and was going on for about a week before it died totally. Can it be the CMOS battery on the mother board? Anyone having clue what the problem could be?

Mar 31, 2010 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

1 Answer

Gateway 450ROG Laptop was downloading a video when the screen slowly went all white. I had to power off. I waited a while reloaded the battery and powered up. I got the windows didn't power down right....


You must go through the safe mode and uninstall your graphics driver and install another one, may be you will find more compatible driver with your graphics card and your windows copy on gateway website.

Jan 31, 2010 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

1 Answer

Gateway 450ROG audio stopped working after connecting to TV


Go into Start / control panel / sounds / and see if any drivers are showing, if not then re-install, Go to vendors site to download driver for your laptop.

Just remembered little tip, can you see the speaker at lower right of screen, if not driver may not be there especially if it was before.

Jan 20, 2010 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

1 Answer

Gateway 450ROG screen went dark


Try using a can of compressed air and blowing out all the nooks and cranies. I did this and it worked for mine. Haven't had a problem since doing this. Let me know if you need more help.

Jun 19, 2009 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

1 Answer

Gateway laptop 450ROG freezes up after it gets hot & screen frzs


This definitely sounds like a heat problem. The system fan should cool it, but there may be a lot of dirt in the heat sink or along the path that the fan blows air. The first thing I would try is to get a can of canned air and blow it into all the vents under and on the side of the computer. If it is dusty, keep your face away.

You didn't say, but if you let the system cool down for a while (maybe 15 minutes or so) and start it up again and the same thing happens, it['s definitely a heat issue.

Feb 08, 2009 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

1 Answer

Wireless lan drivers


Here's a link to Gateway's drivers for your machine. There are several different wireless drivers, you may have to try a few before finding the right one.

http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/search.asp?param=450rog+drivers&st=kw

Jul 15, 2008 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

3 Answers

Gateway 450ROG No Sound


u can buy pcmia sound blaster x fi sound card ok way nicer sound also to headphones ect soudn slike onbord died

Feb 03, 2008 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

4 Answers

Gateway 450ROG Heating Up, Fan Constantly On, Screen Distortions


Ursula56,
If you paid them to fix it and they didn't, complain to the manager. Bring the fan to his attention. Software wont cause that kind if problem, unless its the video driver, which in your case it doesnt mess up when you first start it up, so thats not it. You will at least get your money back. You are right about the heat it will cause a lot of problems, because its size.
Please let me know how you make out. I hate seeing people get screwed.

Jan 18, 2008 | Gateway 450ROG Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Gateway 450ROG Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

129 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Gateway PC Laptops Experts

Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor

Level 3 Expert

728 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Alex Krenvalk

Level 2 Expert

401 Answers

Are you a Gateway PC Laptop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...