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Gateway 1631 won't turn on

I was doing a restore process and before it was complete the computer shut down by itself and I am not able to turn it back on. When I press the on button a red lid in front of the computer flash four times but computer does not turn on

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Your model of laptop should have 1x1024MB + 1x2048MB memory modules. Check the memory :
- if you have 2 memory modules use only one at a time (also, change the slot every time). The other memory could be defective, or
- check your memory with another laptop, or
- use some known good memory etc.

If the memory is good your motherboard is defective. Expensive to fix or to replace it. Have it checked by a professional. Any warranty still applies for our laptop ?

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Click "Yes" in the "Confirm Restoration" dialog box, then click "Yes".
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My desktop pc will not go to factory restore setting


Most people who own an eMachine computer will find that they will need to reset the computer at some point. It is a fact that PCs are more prone to viruses and malware than Macintosh computers. Sometimes the only way to restore an eMachine is to simply reset it. Fortunately, it is not a difficult process to reset an eMachine computer.

Turn off the computer. If the computer is in a state that it can be properly shut down, follow the normal shutdown process. On the other hand, if the computer is not reacting to anything, simply pull the cord from the wall. Restart the computer. Plug the computer back into the wall and press the Power button. Wait for the eMachine to reach the screen that reads "Press F11 to start recovery." Once this screen appears, press the F11 key on the keyboard multiple times to make sure that it registers. If the recovery screen does not come up, you will need to turn the computer off and back on again and attempt to press the F11 button again when the prompt appears. Select the proper option. After the recovery screen appears, there will be a list of recovery options. Scroll to the option that says "Full System Restore (with Backup)." Choosing this option will copy all of the contents of the hard disk to the c:\\My Backup directory. This will ensure that important files that have been created on the computer will not be deleted. However, the applications on the computer will need to be reinstalled. Allow the system restore to run its course. Depending on the age and effectiveness of the eMachine computer, it is possible this process could take up to 45 minutes. When the system restore is complete, the computer will restart itself. Reinstall applications. Any of the files created on the computer should be saved. However, the applications that created them need to be reinstalled.
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El1210-09 won't shutdown


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Most people who own an eMachine computer will find that they will need to reset the computer at some point. It is a fact that PCs are more prone to viruses and malware than Macintosh computers. Sometimes the only way to restore an eMachine is to simply reset it. Fortunately, it is not a difficult process to reset an eMachine computer.

Turn off the computer. If the computer is in a state that it can be properly shut down, follow the normal shutdown process. On the other hand, if the computer is not reacting to anything, simply pull the cord from the wall. Restart the computer. Plug the computer back into the wall and press the Power button. Wait for the eMachine to reach the screen that reads "Press F11 to start recovery." Once this screen appears, press the F11 key on the keyboard multiple times to make sure that it registers. If the recovery screen does not come up, you will need to turn the computer off and back on again and attempt to press the F11 button again when the prompt appears. Select the proper option. After the recovery screen appears, there will be a list of recovery options. Scroll to the option that says "Full System Restore (with Backup)." Choosing this option will copy all of the contents of the hard disk to the c:\\My Backup directory. This will ensure that important files that have been created on the computer will not be deleted. However, the applications on the computer will need to be reinstalled. Allow the system restore to run its course. Depending on the age and effectiveness of the eMachine computer, it is possible this process could take up to 45 minutes. When the system restore is complete, the computer will restart itself. Reinstall applications. Any of the files created on the computer should be saved. However, the applications that created them need to be reinstalled.
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My computer was running slow one day so I decided to do a system restore. During the restore process, my computer overheated and it shut down. Now everytime I go to turn on the computer, the gateway and...


MAy be You have deleted the Operating system and also the Operatiing system files.

ALong with You may also have deleted the Files needed for System restore . accidently .
Please try to load the OS with teh cd which you may have received along with .

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I want to wipe my computer and take everything back to factory settings with only the programs that wcomes with windows. My computer is a little older but I have a dell and it has windows xp profesional on...


1 Turn on the computer.
During the boot process, a blue bar with www.dell.com appears at the top of the screen.
2 Immediately upon seeing the blue bar, press <Ctrl><F11>.
If you do not press <Ctrl><F11> in time, let the computer finish starting, and then restart the
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3 On the next screen that appears, click Restore.
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Your power management in Windows is corrupted. I would do a system restore to an earlier date.
1.
Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore.
2.
On the Welcome screen, click Restore my computer to an earlier time, and then click Next.
3.
On the Select a Restore Point page, select the date from the calendar that shows the point you'd like to restore to, as shown in Figure 2, and then click Next.
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Figure 2
4.
On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, verify that the correct restore point is chosen, and then close any open programs.
5.
Click Next if you are ready to proceed or click Back to change the restore point.
6.
The computer will shut down automatically and reboot. On reboot, you'll see the Restoration Complete page, and then click OK.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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Reboot whole computer


  1. Remove all CDs or DVDs from the optical drives.
  2. Turn off the computer using the normal Windows shut down process.
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  4. Turn on the computer. To start recovery, at the prompt press the F11 key.
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  5. In the Systems Restore Options dialog box, select Non-Destructive System Restore (Recommended), and then click Next.
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  8. The computer restarts into Windows.
  9. Installation is complete.

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  1. Remove all CDs or DVDs from the optical drives.
  2. Turn off the computer using the normal Windows shut down process.
  3. After the computer is turned off, disconnect all USB devices except the keyboard and mouse. This includes USB devices such as a printer, scanner, removable storage, or camera.
  4. Turn on the computer. To start recovery, at the prompt press the F11 key.
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  5. In the Systems Restore Options dialog box, select Non-Destructive System Restore (Recommended), and then click Next.
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