Question about Gateway 4540GZ Notebook
Where can I find a replacement keyboard or just the "c" key for this laptop?
Yes, keys are cheap, and most stores will give you the key, but the problem is most keyboard vendors have 3-4 versions of each keyboard and therefore it will most likely not match up or fix, so spend the $5 and get it right, take a look at http://www.replacementlaptopkeys.com
Posted on Jun 12, 2010
You can go to websites like:
I have not tried any of them personally but basically each one will send you the rubber cap that pushes the key back up, the plastic "scissor" part, and the actual key itself. Somewhat expensive but it is a lot cheaper than buying the whole keyboard...and a lot easier to replace. Good luck!
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
This is the closest i can give you. I cannot find this model number online.
But you might be able to go to any computer repair shop and see if they have a "c" key that will fit your computer. Make sure if you do this to take your notebook with you so they can make sure the key will fit.
Hope this helps and sorry again i could not find an exact match for you.
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
A lot of small pc repair stores will just give you c key
at least in my area they will
so I would phone around
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
First you must attempt to check the boot order in the bios to make sure that your hard drive is listed first. Then while you are in the bios, do a hard drive diagnostics if available. Re-boot after saving your new settings and see if it comes up.
If it does not show up, take the hard drive out and re-insert it. If the hard drive shows up as a device. You may need to re-install your operating system & drivers due to a Virus or Static Shock.. If so, do the following:
To restore system software from the hard drive backup copy:
1 Restart the computer, then press F11 when prompted to start the
restore process. The System Recovery program starts. You have
three seconds to press F11 before Windows starts.
2 Click a system restore option. For more information, see
“Restoration options” on page 5.
■ Non-Destructive System Restore (Recommended)
■ Full System Restore (Destructive)
■ Full System Restore (with Backup) (Advanced Option)
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the system
software restoration process.
The Full System Restore option deletes all files on your hard
drive and brings your computer back to its original factory state.
GREAT LUCK!! Lucky4lynn2 :)
Posted on Feb 28, 2010
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