Good evening, I wonder if you can help. My sister's Gateway laptop suddenly closed down after using her webcam because it kept signing out all the time, the programme was OOVO - so she closed it down. Once webcam was closed down she found that she could do nothing and subsequentlytook the plug out but again it would not shut down, eventually she took the battery out. Since then she is able to switch it on but it does not fully boot. It stops at a point where it gives several options: restart in safe mode or recovery etc., none of these have worked. But after pushing a few buttons lol - I found a message that informed us that there may be a problem with the driver. I haven't been able to get that message back up as it was a fluke, the truth be known. Can you please give us any suggestions in how to get it up and running or should we just give up.
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Re: GATEWAY LAPTOP ML227B
Most likely your windows installation is corrupt or your harddrive is damaged. I would recommend takeing the laptop to a local pc repair shop / center for analysis. Shouldnt cost much. And it will save both of you alot of time and energy.
I asume the laptop is constantly in that loop.. you put power on that thing comes up, it tryes to load but fails, it starts up again and the same text come up blaablaa. Then thats probably the problem.
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If you did a factory reset ,and i wont work stll ,then you have a hardware failure
and is either a loose connection or a bad webcam that needs to be replaced ,cheap on ebay ,but then gain to be honest ,could be a lot things including a motheboard component ,
Your Gateway laptop comes with a series of LED lights that alert you to the state of your computer. You'll notice there are blue, purple and red lights that either blink or display solidly. Each light, blinking or solid, has a different meaning. The blue blinking light on your laptop indicates that it is in Standby mode. Your laptop goes into Standby when you close its lid without shutting down the computer. To turn this light off, you'll need to take the computer out of Standby mode, and if you want to ensure that the blinking blue light does not return, shut down the computer after each use.
Open the lid of your Gateway laptop and press the power button. Once Windows loads, enter your password if required. The blue light will no longer be blinking because the computer is no longer in Standby mode. Shut the laptop off when you finish using it rather than simply closing the lid to stop the blue light from blinking again. Click "Start" from your Windows desktop and click "Shut down." Change your computer's power settings to keep if from going into Standby mode when you close the lid if you'd rather not shut down your computer every time you use it. Click "Start" and click "Control Panel." Click "System and Security" and then click "Power Options." Click "Choose what closing the lid does" from the list of options on the left side of the window. Select "Hibernate" from the drop-down lists under "On Battery" and "Plugged In." Click "Save Changes." Your laptop will now bypass Standby mode when you close the lid and it will enter Hibernate mode instead. Hope it helps.
Hello! You can use a screen with a webcam, if your motherboard supports a webcam. The screen with a webcam would have an additional plugs, that need to be connected to the motherboard. I suggest that you buy a used computer with webcam instead.
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Sometimes it di happen , specialy in most laptop which is being used more frequently and longer usage, the advisable use of a laptop is atleast 2 to 4 hours then shut it off and have cool down for 30 minutes to one hour then you can used it again, unless you got a support inclined base for laptop with support ventilating fan to help down minimize the heat accumulated during the usage.
have it check your video card with the proper technician, but first try to cool down your unit and try to open it again, and if still does'nt work then have it check by the service center
Gateway laptop is really ****.
I bought Gateway MX8711 in March 2007, after 6 months i use it...the hard disk failed.
Gateway replaced a new Hitachi hard disk for me but not more than 8 months and it failed again.
Gateway told me that i have no more warranty because the repair warranty is only 90 days.
I bought this laptop and use it not more than 2 years, the hard disk was failed twice.
Usually Hard disk manufacturer provided 3 years warranty for the hard disk. The manufacturer year of the hard disk is May 2007....they should able to help because the har disk not more than a year being used...but they don't. This is really bad customer service and not fair to the buyer.
I will not buy any Gateway products anymore....i swear.
You've got graphic rendering problem bcos, the webcam drivers installed in your laptop don't work correctly. ie) the driver installed forces your webcam to take a snapshot at a resolution that is not supported by the webcam hardware...So, tell me ur laptop model number and I'll let u know abt the drivers....