Question about Gateway 450ROG Notebook
I get past the Gateway logo and make it to the error message saying Windows failed to start. It suggests Windows files were damaged or corrupted and recommends to use startup repair. It offers me two options: Launch startup repair, or start windows normally. Additionally, sometimes there's a countdown where upon 0 it launches startup repair. If I use the arrow keys to change options during the countdown, the text is suddenly replaced with boxes and is unreadable. Anyway, either option I choose and press Enter, it proceeds to a blank black screen and is unresponsive from there. I'm forced to shutdown with the power button.
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
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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