Question about Gateway ML6732 Notebook
I turned on the laptop and it won't boot completely. It goes to startup repair and then says that it fixed a system valve on disk is corrupt. It says to click finish and restart, and computer should start normal. It doesn't. Used the setup cd for windows and that doesn't work either. it just goes back to startup repair.
Please re install OS .
Please specify what exactly went wrong when u used setup cd to re install
Posted on Feb 21, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have the same problem with my Gateway 7330gz. My laptop got infected with spywares and it was so annoyed that I have to think about recover the system. So I did it with Gateway Recovery software. I chose the recovery option (press F11 when boot up)from hard drive since my dvd drive was broken. It went well but when it boots up again and Windows XP says detecting and installing the drivers and such, it was frozen haft way through. I turned off power many times to reboot but it kept freezing at that point. I search Internet for help and seen this post. Wonderful! I press F2 to go to BIOS setup screen, use right arrow key to move to Advance menu option. There I use down arrow key to select SpeedStep, hit (-) key to disable it. Then F10 to save and exit, hit enter for OK button. The system boots again but this time it was no longer freezing, the setup process went through ok and continues...I am so happy and type this message so it might help others with the same issue. Thanks
Posted on Nov 28, 2008
Seems you have OS (first guess) problem so if you have recovery disk then insert it in DVD/CD driver and reboot your laptop.
And follow the instructions appeared on sreen and when you reach installation mode choose repair one if you wanna repair OS otherwise choose fresh Installation.
once you are done you should be good to go and if you have Hardware problems then your system will show the bugs on screen during installation period.
oh! if you have any external drives (Thumb drive, Ipod) plugged in then remove before you start above procedure because due to external drives also it happens if you dont have any plugged in external drives then follow the above procedure.
Thank you and post back if any thing changes.
Posted on Jan 02, 2009
Try going into safe mode upon startup by hitting the F8 button. If it does then hit safe mode to get into your computer. Go to start>accessories>system tools>system restore. Follow the wizard to restore your computer to a date earlier than when you started having problems. Let me know if you have any problems or questions.
Posted on Mar 19, 2009
go to www.ubuntu.com download the cd image that is suitable for your laptop but USE THE VERSION 8 NOT 9 burn it star your computer with the cd inserted when ubuntu is loaded verify if you can browse your hdd if not your hdd is toasted if yoes you will need to use your recovery disk that came with your laptop but WARNING YOUR RECOVERY DISK IS DATA DESTRUCTIVE if you dont have your recovery disk use any windows install cd (xp , vista or se7en) go to http://www.gateway.com/worldwide/ to get your new driver of your hdd is toasted buy a new one and go to a pc shop to make it replaced
Posted on Jun 22, 2009
times this error occurs when I have swapped a hard drive and used the
wrong IDE cable to connect it. If your computer uses an Ultra Direct
Memory Access (UDMA) hard disk controller, and you use a standard
40-wire connector cable to connect the UDMA drive, you may experience
this error. Make sure you are using the correct IDE cable.
Also, if your BIOS settings are configured to force the faster UDMA modes, this error may occur. In this situation, restart your computer and enter the BIOS and load the "fail-safe" default settings and reboot.
If neither of these issues are the cause for the Unmountable Boot Volume, then the issue most likely is caused by a damaged BOOT.INI file in the root directory of the boot drive or file system corruption.
Follow the steps below to correct these file system issues:
1) Start your computer with your Windows XP CD-ROM, or with Windows XP boot disks
2) When the Welcome to Setup screen appears, press R to Repair the installation using the Recovery Console
3) If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the Windows installation you want to access
4) Type the administrator password when you are prompted, if no administrator password is set then just press Enter
5) At the command prompt, type CHKDSK /R and then press Enter
6) Once CHKDSK has finished checking and repairing the hard drive, type EXIT and press Enter to restart your computer
Posted on Oct 18, 2009
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