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Have gateway Model GT4015E w/ Windows XP Media Ctr. Edition 2005 S/N. XCM 61-710-01815. Problem, Whenever Unit is powered up, A Black Screen appears with a warning that Boot devices have been changed. Instructions to press F1 or F2 for set-up does not work. Using a wireless keyboard and mouse with no response also. Cannot fix the problem, Please advise, Can be contacted at or Ph. 1-808-315-8158 or cell 808-756-4067. Awaiting Your Assistance

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  • scottishrite Aug 21, 2010

    Lee, Cannot even get into the Bios Application, PC is dis-abled or dead in everything



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Please follow these steps to get the problem fixed:

Please plug a keyboard with the computer, there might be trouble using the wireless keyboard.

ince you have plugged in the keyboard,
turn off the computer and turn it back on and then go into bios (system setup) you will get a prompt it is generally done by pressing delete key.

Once you are in the bios go to boot device under boot device please disable the floopy drive. make sure that the internal hdd is enabled and is at the top.

you can also turn off Turn off USB emulation in the BIOS.

after that you must save the changes and then exit it. This must help to resolve the problem.

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  • Jayant Jha Aug 22, 2010

    IF nothing is working you will habe to reset the jumpers on the motherboard. Jumpers is located on the motherboard it has three pins lets say 1,2 and 3 it is placed in 1 and 2 , when u place it in 2 and 3 it resets the bios to default that should help. Try this step only if you can open the system and confident about it else counsult a local techician.

    Before you do that also try to reseat the memory (RAM).


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First off have you tried entering the bios and making sure it is booting to the correct device this may solve your problem. Also I would try a wired keyboard as this could be your problem as well, once you get into windows then go back to using the wireless. If you need further assistance let me know.
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