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I have a Gateway 7330GZ Laptop and it had a worm virus embedded in the root directory so I completely wiped the OS (XP Home) and reloaded it off of the hard drive recovery. XP Loaded fine until the setup process and halfway through it just freezes. It has done this multiple times now. I am thinking it is a driver conflict and I need to find a Gateway XP program somewhere to download off of the internet. I have a valid key and everything. I would think it would be too specific to download from bittorent or something. Any ideas???

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I face the same problem but what i do is put a fan near to the laptop on the upper left side because it is too hot and so it freez, i face this problems several time, i hope it might help

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