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Gateway c 140 xl won't boot

Despite all efforts, it will not boot in vista (original disk) or safe mode , or last known working configuration. trying to get 1 last reboot to desktop to save data in last 2 months.

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Try the following

  • Plug the unit directly into the wall, no adapters
  • Turn off the power at the wall socket
  • Hold down the power button on your device for 30 seconds
  • Turn all power back on and try boot again.
if that doesn't work I cant help any further, sorry.

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