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Information lost Ok. I don't think that I have the notebook that is listed above. I have the gateway w/windows vista basic (does that help?). A few weeks ago I was looking through some things and I think I set the computer back to default. Now everytime I turn off the computer, it basically returns to default settings and everything I have saved or added to favorites is lost. When I turn it back on there is a prompt that says I am logged on as a temporary user. What did I do?

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Se if you can do a system restore toan earlier time like just before you stuffed it , When you turn it on you need to press the F8 key to start it in safe mode & do the system restore

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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Gateway factory restore without disc


hope it helps


Instructions:
  • 1. From the Windows Vista default Start menu, click All Programs >Gateway > Gateway Recovery Management
  • 2. In the Gateway Recovery Management window, click Restore, and then Restore system to factory default
  • 3. In the Confirm Restoration dialog box, select Yes, and then click Start
    • Note: You are prompted to enter your password if a password was set
  • 4. In the Confirm Restoration dialog box, click OK
  • 5. The computer restarts
  • 6. Windows loads files
  • 7. The Please wait a moment screen is displayed
  • 8. In the Restore from factory default dialog box, click Next
  • 9. In the Destination Disk Information dialog box, click Next
  • 10. In the Notice dialog box, click OK
  • 11. The hard drive partition is created
  • 12. The factory default installation is copied to the hard drive
  • 13. In the Finished dialog box, click OK
  • 14. The Please wait a moment screen is displayed and then the computer restarts
  • 15. Windows prepares to start for the first time - this may take a few minutes
  • 16. Windows continues setting up the computer
  • 17. The computer restarts
  • 18. In the Set up Windows screen, click Next
  • 19. In the Please read the license terms screen, select 'I accept the license terms' for each item and then click Next.
  • 20. In the Choose a user name and picture screen, enter the appropriate information and click Next
  • 21. In the Type a computer name and choose a desktop background screen, enter the appropriate information and click Next
  • 22. In the Help protect Windows automatically screen, click Use recommended settings
  • 23. In the Review your time and date settings screen, select the appropriate settings, and then click Next
  • 24. In the Select your computer's current location screen, click the appropriate option
  • 25. In the Thank You screen, click Start
  • 26. Windows checks the computers performance
    • Depending on your hardware, this process could take up to 15 minutes to complete
  • 27. Windows prepares the desktop
  • 28. The Gateway Recovery Management is installed
  • 29. Installation is complete

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Driver md7818 wireless LAN for vista x32


http://support.gateway.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?tab=5&modelId=2366 This should be the drivers for your notebook. If not you will have to find it from the list of them here.

Dec 01, 2013 | Gateway MD7818u Notebook

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Can the cpu be upgraded on a Gateway NV7915U Laptop?


The Gateway NV7915U Notebook PC, is one of the Gateway NV79 series, of Notebook PC',

http://support.gateway.com/us/en/s/notebook/2009/gateway/nv/NV79/NV79nv.shtml

Click on Specifications

( Or http://support.gateway.com/s/notebook/2009/gateway/nv/NV79/NV79sp2.shtml )

Look to the right of - Processor

These are the Intel Core processors that are supported by your laptop.


Further; look at the motherboard chipset used,
Intel Mobile HM55 Express chipset.

More information on the Intel (Mobile) HM55 Express chipset,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_chipsets#Core_i_Series_mobile_chipsets

Look under the first heading - Chipset - at HM55
Read across, and match up to the headings above.

This information supports processors, that Gateway Support has listed above.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Nov 02, 2011 | Gateway NV7915u Notebook

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Drivers for ethernet card for gateway 6433 laptop


That unit has multiple drivers depending on os and original configuration as shipped. All are available at the mpcdrivers.com website at the following links.
http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/VIWLAN2.exe - Windows Vista Intel Wireless Network Driver version: 11.1.0.86
Supports: Windows Vista (32-bit)
Note: This file contains the Windows Vista network driver for the computer models and components listed below.
3/13/2007
190,957 KB

http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/VIWLAN.exe - Wireless Network Driver version: Intel 10.6.0.46
Supports: Windows Vista (32-bit)
Note: This file contains the Windows Vista network driver for the Gateway notebook computer models and components listed below. English, Japanese, and Spanish installation instructions are included in the file.
2/7/2007
3,633 KB


http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/LANFAQ.exe - LAN Windows Vista Driver Information
Supports: Windows Vista (32-bit)
Note: This document explains the networking functionality within Windows Vista for the computer models and components listed below. English, Japanese, and Spanish instructions are included in the file.
2/1/2007
27 KB

http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/BCM40100.exe - Broadcom Wireless Driver Version 4.100.15.5
Supports: Windows XP
Note: This is the Windows XP Broadcom Wireless driver for the Gateway notebook computer models listed below.
11/28/2006
77,858 KB

http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/D00453-001-002.exe - Network Driver version: 8.26.2.3
Supports: Windows XP
Note: This is a Windows XP network driver for the Gateway notebook computer models listed below.

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Need BIOS update for my MX6424 Gateway with Win XP


If your board is not supporting the 2gb memory module, it won't make any difference by upgrading the BIOS.

Aug 27, 2009 | Gateway MX6424 Notebook

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Windows media player will not burn music cd


why my windows media burn list isn't burning a cd

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Windows Vista


Look buddy
in this case you could only have the situation that to format ur disk drive from other OS and you cannot run your system restore utility without ur vista home edition. It is not yet provided by any other site.

You must contact with ur vendour.

thanx

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Romy

Aug 21, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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My orbicam


The symptoms
The symptoms arise when a user double clicks on Acer Orbicam (Desktop icon), and Vista displays the following message: “Acer Orbicam application has stopped working” and needs to be shut down.
First of all, your webcam is still working, the device does not have problems. You can check this quite easily by opening Messenger -> Tools -> Webcam Settings.
Another way is to check the folder:
C:\windows\BisonCam\
There you will find the application “LiveCam.exe”. Run this to check that the webcam device is working fine.
If you don’t have the “BisonCam” folder, this means that your webcam is a different model; I don’t yet have a complete list of all the devices and their relative folders but all notebooks and webcams have some folder so if you look hard enough you’ll find yours.
The problem
There appear to be two factors that can create this problem:
1] The Orbicam application needs the correct orbicam driver to work correctly;
Windows Vista has its own internal driver to install the device, naming it “Acer Orbicam” (great Windows!!) but in this way the application cannot find the correct driver, so Vista returns the error message.
2] If some pictures are present inside “My Pictures” folders, the Orbicam application will fail to start. It seems to be a Vista issue and still needs to be fully clarified.
The problem seems to have been caused by the Vista Upgrade software, which causes the OrbiCam application on certain models to malfunction. However, as explained above, the OrbiCam camera works fine, the software just can’t control it correctly after the upgrade.
Another issue that has added to the confusion here is that there are “more than ten” different types of OrbiCams installed on Acer notebooks. Again as mentioned above Windows Vista has its own internal driver to install the device, and simply calls it “Acer Orbicam” which makes distinguishing the correct driver from wrong one an almost impossible task. If you replace your driver with the wrong one, the application cannot find the correct driver and you get the now famous error message.
Lastly, the problem is restricted to Vista-ready notebooks and NOT native Vista notebooks. By that I mean the problem does not exist with the new Gemstone and TravelMate ProFile models as these were designed specifically to run under Vista.
I know this is no consolation to users with this problem but I just wanted to reassure readers that this issue is not endemic to all Acer notebooks.
Solutions
Currently only 2 notebooks have complete solutions available online. This is because - so far - they are the only “problems” Acer support technicians in Taiwan have been able to fully replicate, analyse and repair.
These “fixes” are not general solutions and ARE NOT OK FOR ALL NOTEBOOKS. This explains why some readers have been getting error messages with the new drivers/applications. The new drivers and applications can be found at the following addresses:
Aspire 9300 at the following link:
http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_9300.html
Aspire 5570 at the following link:
http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_5570.html
If your notebook is not one of the two above, read on:
For all notebooks with Acer Orbicam the repair procedure is the same:
1] identify the specific webcam device you have inside your notebook
2] get the hardware description (hardware id) of your notebook’s webcam
3] get the full serial number of your notebook (long alphanumeric code in the bottom side)
4] send this information to your local support centre who can then walk you through the procedure for your specific notebook.
All steps are important because only with the above information can Acer correctly identify the right driver and application for your notebook. Simply sending “Acer Orbicam” as the description, does not help because all the different webcams Acer installed are called “Acer Orbicam” (again, thanks Windows)…
So how do you identify the right one ?
How to get the webcam device information:
Go to “Control Panel”, switch to “Classic View” (the support team still find this way easier and better to work with than the default one) and double click on the “System” icon; to the right you will find Tasks list and below “Device Manager”, click on this.
Now you have the full list of devices of your notebook, look for “Imaging Devices” and double click on this. Here you will find the Acer Orbicam.
542506847_38185ec1b4_o.jpg Double click on “Acer Orbicam” and the Acer Orbicam Properties window appears. There are three tabs : General, Driver, Details
542397216_657b57f5d0_o.jpg Click on “Driver” tab, the important information listed here is:
“Driver Provider” and “Driver Version”
542506947_d280ed5924_o.jpg Copy this info onto a word / txt file or take a screenshot of this window. Just make sure you write down this information. Then click on “Details” tab
542506971_0b3e8f0f00_o.jpg Under “Property” you have a scrolling list, click on it and open the drop down menu.
542507017_6f244cf125_o.jpg On the drop down menu look for “Hardware Ids”. Click on this.
In the Value box, you should find something similar to:
USB\VID_5986&PID_0102&REV_0100&MI_00
USB\VID_5986&PID_0102&MI_00
542397338_1d8c1d1f3a_o.jpg As before, copy these two lines or make a “screenshot” of the window
At the end of all this you will have:
Your Notebook’s Serial Number
The OrbiCam Driver Provider
The OrbiCam Driver Version
The OrbiCam Hardware IDs

Send all of this information to Acer with your support request/telephone call. This should cut down the time it takes them to get you back up and running.

Good Luck, should get your cam going again/Please dont for get to Vote, Thank You.

Dec 15, 2007 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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