Question about Gateway GT5058 Desktop PC

1 Answer

My gateway gt5058 desktop got a trojan virus that caused the computer 2 freeze up.. we keep useing the factory restore setting and not having any luck in getting windows to come back up... we keep getting a ntldr is compressed message.. and at after the restore process it keeps going back to the restore set up screen any idea what i can try

Posted by on

  • kkvjr43605 Dec 12, 2009

    i saw that f8 solution on a few sites... put i havent been able 2 get the menu to pull up after hiting it.. where and when do i hit that command thanks for the help

  • kkvjr43605 Dec 12, 2009

    i saw that f8 solution on a few sites... put i havent been able 2 get the menu to pull up after hiting it.. where and when do i hit that command thanks for the help

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 430 Answers

Press f8 and go to last good boot up config...if sucessful then run a virus/trojan remover prog....if not sucessfull I would just do a clean windows install gl

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 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.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Computer is running real slow and cant find restore disc to redo computer


Hi dmwm1996

There is a few things you can do to speed your computer back up...
1...Clean up your hard disk...
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Cleanup

2...Defrag your Hard Drive...
Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defragmenter

3...Add the maxium amount of ram to your computer that is allowed

4...Clean any old programs, files,pictures,etc off of your computer that you no longer use.

5...Last but not least...
Your computer may be loaded with spyware, virus's, trojans,etc. and that will make your computer run slow also.
To get rid of any spyware,virus,trojan,etc you will need to do the following:

Download,install and run Microsoft Safety Scanner...
It will clean your machine of spyware,virus's,trojans,worms...and the best part...it's FREE
Go to the following webpage and download Microsoft Safey Scanner.

http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-ca/default.aspx

Sep 15, 2011 | Gateway 5200S PC Desktop

1 Answer

Need a gateway gt5058 xp windows driver restore


I have not seen one for free all year so far. I do hope somebody may help you out. I have been looking for free material to get my MT6728 going again
Good luck

Jul 07, 2010 | Gateway GT5058 Desktop PC

4 Answers

I have a trojan virous


You are asking a big question here ... and the answer will not necessarily fix your problem.

Please go to www.majorgeeks.com and find the help you need to remove the trojan you believe you have.

If you still want to rebuild your computer from scratch, post a comment to your question so I can help you.

thanks for your interest in FixYa.com

Please vote

Have fun at Major Geeks ... an outstanding resource for problem virus's

please vote

thanks

a

Dec 05, 2009 | Kitchen Appliances - Others

1 Answer

I keep trying to quarantine then delete issues with webroot anti virus but my computer keeps freezing up and won't do anything, when I cont. alt delete, it says task manager has been diabled by...


Sounds like you have spyware or a trojan rather than a virus.You can try a restore point if there is one or you can try SPYBOT to see if it can delete it effectively.Webroot is probably causing the freezing from not being able to shut the program down first then eliminating it or its not made to really get rid of spyware/trojans/worms etc at all.There are very few Anti-Virus-Spyware removers that actually work as well as they are advertised.

Oct 12, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Missing local area network


It is possible that the drivers for your modem, or wireless card that you have in your computer wasn't on the disk that you had. That came with your comptuer that you installed on your new hardrive.

go to http://drivers.com/

They have a Free Driver Scan program that you can scan your comptuer, see if your missing or need to update any drivers for what you have. Then you can download the drivers for free.

Good luck.

Please rate me, and give feed back, or recommend me it be much helpful.

Oct 03, 2009 | Gateway GT5058 Desktop PC

1 Answer

All of a sudden my PC is freezing. It, at times freezes at the logon screen but mostly when i login to my desktop it freezes and wont allow me do anything. When it allows me access, i am unable to do a...


sounds like you may have a virus (trojan) on your computer. Run a scan using a virus scan program such as Mcafee to see if you have virus' on your computer.

Jul 22, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Dont have recovery disks and have virus...actually just missing disk 2


If the popup you're getting is from something like "MS Antispyware 2009" or similar, that's the same trouble I've seen on several other computers. Download a removal tool called ComboFix. You can find information on how to use it and links to download it here. This is a handy tool even if the virus you have is different as it will fix a number of virus and trojan problems. ComboFix can be run in safe mode if your computer can't start all the way into Windows. Turn your computer on, and when you see the Gateway logo screen press the F8 key. This will give you a startup menu screen from which you can pick starting in safe mode. This prevents Windows from loading everything except the minimum stuff it needs to start. Run ComboFix and let it repair the troubles it finds.

May 25, 2009 | Gateway 835GM (835GH) PC Desktop

1 Answer

Trying to restore from system CD


Take this same question to microsoft.com ,Put in exactly as stated
, ask for solution. Don't forget the part about error number.Also if
you know the times and dates involved of said error. Go to your help and support section, in search window.Put in Windows Error Log.
Every error your pc makes is in there. Print Page or take a pencil and write down all instances of problem? Also take it to microsoft.com
with all the facts. they can tell you what to do to fix it ? They have spent a lot of money on your PC ?Til next time?

Jun 30, 2008 | Gateway GT5058 Desktop PC

3 Answers

There is trojan horse virus in my laptop. i ve a symantec norton 2004 antivirus. everytime i update my antivirus, there's some process happening n it comes again unable to hell the virus.... it got...


you need to press F8 while the pc is booting for a startup in safe mode, then when in safe mode select start windows in safe mode, go to my computer, properties>system restore tab and turn off system restore and then run the scan again as these trojans cannot be deleted when the pc is in normal use.

 

If your antivirus finds them but cannot heal, make a note of the file that has the trojan and then search for the file and delete it manually.

 

Ensure after the trojans are deleted that you tuirn system restore back on

Oct 21, 2007 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Gateway GT5058 Desktop PC Logo

Related Topics:

155 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Gateway Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Prashant M
Prashant M

Level 3 Expert

2263 Answers

Alun Cox

Level 3 Expert

2678 Answers

Are you a Gateway Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...