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My Gateway computer have blue screen and stopped working, what can i do?

I insert the dvd recovery and repair from factory but not work.please I need know if I can replace the mother board.appreciate your information?

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Factory restore


If you have the recovery disks for you computer insert them into the CD/DVD ROM and follow the on screen wizards. If not then you have to order a recovery Drive from Gateway or you can download the ISO image of desired operating system and burn it on a DVD and then do a clean install. Afterwards download the required driver from gateway.

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How to Reset Gateway Password?


How to reset Gateway laptop password? I forgot my PC password Gateway Windows 7, I want to unlock laptop password urgently! Can you help me recover my lost power on password for Gateway? Now, we together share some ways to remove Gateway admin password.

Optional 1: DIY a CD/DVD/USB password reset disk instantly to recover lost Gateway password
The method is the most effective solution to get out of Windows password problem. It just needs burn an .iso image file to one of these media. Now, take one of most popular Windows Password Recovery tool as example:
A. Download Windows Password Recovery and burn its .iso file into a blank CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive on an accessible PC;
B. Boot the burned CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive from the PC lost password;
C. Reset a new Gateway password.
Whatever for Gateway Windows 7, Vista, XP, Server 2000, Server 2008, etc. the above Ainorsoft Windows Password Recovery has its different versions to suit for these OS.

Optional 2: Gateway password recovery disk helps remove lost laptop password
It is the most convenient way to retrieve Gateway PC password and while, is maybe suitable for little part of computer users. The Gateway recovery disks should be created once our Windows account is created. Also, one account password responds to one password reset disk. Take Gateway Windows 7 as example:
A. Insert a CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive into the driver.
B. Click Start - Control Panel - User Accounts and Family Safety - User Accounts.
C. On the left pane, select "Create a password reset disk" - "Forgotten Password Wizard".
D. Click "Next" and follow the Wizard to create password reset disk.
Now, the Gateway Windows 7 password recovery disk is created. When we need break Gateway Win 7 laptop or notebook password on the login screen and input an incorrect password, click "Reset Windows Password" and insert the password reset disk. The Password Reset Wizard will help you create a new password to override lost Gateway password.

Optional 3: Reset Gateway password by accounts with administrative privileges
Accounts with administrative rights or the default and built-in account can help us to remove Gateway password. Take Gateway Windows XP as example, there is a default Administrator account. We can use it to unlock locked account if this built-in account is still blank or accessible.
A. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del twice when PC starts and then input "Administrator" in the username field and leave the password filed blank at the classic login screen. Press Enter and login PC.
B. Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Local Users and Groups -> folder Users
C. Right click the account user name which password was lost, and then click Set Password -> Reset password -> keep New Password and Confirm Password blank.
D. Right-click locked account and select Reset password.
E. After finished, restart PC and login.

Optional 4: Ophcrack Windows Password Recovery software
Ophcrack is a free Windows password recovery tool which only works for passwords with less than 14 individual characteristics.
A. Download the Ophcrack LiveCD and burn its .iso file to a CD on an accessible PC.
B. Insert the CD into the locked computer and restart it.
C. When computer starts, we have to press the correct key to enter the boot menu.
D. After select the drive that the CD is in at start menu, do as the following instructions.

If we forgot Gateway laptop password and need Gateway password reset, we can easily reset Windows 7, XP, Vista password on Gateway PC or netbook with the above 4 optional methods.

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Gateway sx2851-41 turns on but won't start windows


Hi,

It appears that the Windows is corrupted on your computer, you can restore the computer back to factory default,to do so, follow the below steps: Turn OFF the computer, now as soon as you hit the power button, keep on holding "Alt" key & keep on tapping "F10" key, i.e Alt+f10, it will open the recovery console, select full factory restore and follow onscreen instruction.
NOTE: This will erase all the datas on the computer.

If the above steps are not working then I am sorry to say that it is going for repair as the Hard disk might have corrupted.

Thanks and regards,
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I have a Satellite L305-S5918 laptop computer that when I turn it on ,is saying on a blue screen to insert driver instalation disc . I believe it has a virus,I've got a bart pe cd for that. The person...


Normally computers today have a recovery partition or a recovery disc. you will need one of these to boot the computer up and recover or repair the computer. most of the time its easier to just pull out the hard drive attach it to a working computer carefully copy the files they want or need and make sure to virus scan them and then just do a fresh install of windows on it with a virus protection program as well.

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Having problems rebooting from recovery disk


Hi,

The laptop should have a hidden recovery partition on it to return it back to factory settings.
Make sure the laptop is switched off and then press and hold the 0 (zero) key on your keyboard and then press the computers power switch. When the computer turns on, the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility screen will appear.

If there is no recovery partition then to get it to boot from the CD/DVD drive repeatedly press the F12 key as you start the laptop up.


If you need anymore help please post back.



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Issue with opticaldrive and creating factory default disc


most of the time to create recovery disks you have to use about 7 cds, 2 DVDs, 1 blueray or double layer. some systems also use DVD+R, when you start the disk creation it would tell you what it requires, your best option (if compatible) would be using 2 DVDs-R. On the other hand if you inserted the cd and it turned a few revs. most likely it is ruined already so you have to use a new disk.
if it is a brand new pc you should be able to use DVD. here is a tutorial for HP and it is pretty similar for most computers
http://www.wikihow.com/Create-Recovery-Discs-for-Windows-Vista-in-HP-Recovery-Manager

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Gateway laptop reset


Gateway Direct systems went "media-less" back in September 2004. In the event of a system crash users could either 1) restore their systems from the Recovery Partition OR 2) from the backup media that they were prompted to create on first power-up -- which would provide them with up to 5 blank CD-R discs depending on their system's configuration.

On the factory load of the hard drive, the recovery partition will not contain operating system files. It only contains application and driver files.
The first time the recovery partition is used, it prompts the user to insert their System Recovery CD/DVD to copy files from the CD to the recovery partition.
The Drivers and Applications CD is not bootable and does not contain Operating System files.
The System Recovery CD/DVD is bootable but does not contain any application or driver files.
If the end-user erases the hard drive and restores the computer using the System Recovery CD/DVD and an Applications and Drivers CD, the recovery partition is not recreated.

This means that you will need the operating system restore disc FIRST then the recovery partition will work for you

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First way
1 login to windows
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4. click Gateway
5. click gateway recovery manager
6. click restore
7. select systems recovery to factory defaults

Computer will restart itself and start doing the system recovery itself, All you need to do is follow the screen

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