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Need keyboard hotkey drivers for Gateway 7210GX

I had to replace the hard drive after a crash. I managed to get everything installed and working. The only thing I am missing is the driver for the hotkeys on the keyboard (ie. volume buttons, etc.). Gateway's website is useless in finding this information. The application has to be out there somewhere. Anyone have it or know of a link? I'm all Googled out....

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  • cspannos Feb 19, 2009

    OS is Windows XP. The laptop is at work, so I don't have the s/n on hand. It is a Gateway 7210GX. I have already tried Gateway's site... there's nothing there.

  • cspannos Feb 19, 2009

    I've tried that actually. I get alot of fake driver offers, most ending up with trying to get me to download Driver Detective or some other software. A direct link would be great if someone has had the same issue as me....

  • cspannos Feb 19, 2009

    Yes, I installed "9533116.exe - Gateway AMD Chipset Driver Version: 5.10.1000.4".

  • peeface
    peeface May 11, 2010

    is there anything in the device manager with a yellow exclamation point next to it?

  • peeface
    peeface May 11, 2010

    did you install the amd chipset driver?

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    I've tried searching and I can't find any direct links, I do know from searching that other people have had the same problem

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Also what is your serial number so I can lookup your system and find the driver for you.

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    what is your Operating System?

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