Question about Gateway Computers & Internet
I have a terrible installation error with my Gateway NV44 laptop. I had recently installed Windows 8.1 on my laptop and it was fine besides the fact that I had to get my drivers back. So eventually one week later I went on Gateway's site and started getting my drivers back. It was going well until I got to the first wireless driver update, which would be: "Wireless LAN Driver (HB93)" and after I installed that driver it demanded a reboot which I proceeded to do. My laptop starts up and I get the blue crash screen. Computer restarts and loads up again, crashes again. Restarts again, crashes again. It got to a point where as soon as that screen popped up it IMMEDIATLEY restarts, like a boot-loop almost. At this point I got fet up. I asked my friend to burn his windows 8 from his disk onto a USB key so I could re-install it on my computer. Knowing Windows 8.1 is glitchy I decided lets just stick with Windows 8. But my computer just got worse. I proceeded to the installation and selected custom so I could format my laptop and start from scratch. I format it and select it, error message appears beside the "NEXT" button stating something like, "Can't create or locate partition..." which I didn't know what it meant. I looked up videos on the internet to fix this problem and the most useful procedure people have found was the command prompt and directly making a partition from there. I followed that, STILL didn't work. I removed all devices except the installation USB, STILL didn't work. I have called Microsoft to help me with this and the only support they could give me was to contact Gateway but I don't have product warranty on my laptop anymore, seeing how it was given to me by my Uncle. And personally I don't want to pay for a warranty to fix my computer that broke from drivers Gateway provided on their site
Could you possibly take your laptop to a local repair shop to get it untangled?
Posted on Nov 21, 2013
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Notebook will not boot
If I understand what your problem is...
I had the same problem, it was a caused by bad Windows XP install CD.
Call Gateway and explain the situation, you may need to have a magnifying glass handy to read the tiny engraved lettering in the center of the CD disk.
Have your 'Product Key' available.
If you have some kind of sales receipt, or other "Proof of Purchase" have it handy too.
You will need to tell them, you do not have the program installed on other computers.
They can send you another disk.
This method will only work if you have a legal copy of the program.
Posted on Oct 31, 2007
If you are facing this issue while installing Windows, Most probably there is an issue with the memory card. If you have two memory modules try to use one of the memory modules in each slot at a time. If you have only one memory stick then try to use it one by one on each slot. If you it does not work then probably you might have to replace the memory stick.
Hope you find this information helpful.
Thank you for choosing Fixya
Posted on Dec 22, 2009
yu need to reinstall your Operating system using the second repair console so that you wont loose your information. this will help. good luck
Posted on Jun 18, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 14, 2014 | Gateway NV44 fan - NV44 laptop cpu cooling...
Nov 21, 2013 | Computers & Internet
Oct 04, 2013 | Gateway NV44 fan - NV44 laptop cpu cooling...
and got to www.google.com In the google search box type: "Gateway
Support" (without the quotes and put your manufacturer name before Support).
Look for downloads and drivers. Enter your model number and operating
system when requested. Download and install the Network drivers.
the above does not solve the problem, try this: Turn the laptop off,
remove the power cord, remove the battery, then remove the cover that
houses the wireless on the bottom of the laptop. Remove the two antenna
wires from the wireless card (make sure you remember which one goes
where), remove the wireless card from the slot (you might have to remove
1 or 2 screws that hold it in place. After 20 seconds but it all back together and reboot the computer.
May 21, 2012 | Computers & Internet
May 07, 2011 | Gateway P-6831FX PC Notebook
Dec 03, 2010 | Gateway MT3705 Notebook
Jan 20, 2010 | Twinhead N14RATK Notebook
Oct 19, 2009 | Gateway MT3705 Notebook
71 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!