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I have a Gateway GT5412 PC Desktop with Windows Vista Prem Home Edition. I have had numerous issues since purchase with the monitor and a VGA neumonic appearing in the middle of the display. Gateway sent a new monitor and when it kept occurring, a complete factory restore was completed. The video drivers are not updateable due to the type of installation. It is an Intel(R)82945G Express ChipsetFamily adapter, driver version 7.14.10.1147 I was told my both Gateway and HSN (where I purchased product) that this particular driver is not upgradeable, even though the error messages come up that it needs to be updated. To resolve this issue, I would like to be able to install a new video card that will work with this model. The "VGA" box that appears in the middle of the display stays on now longer and longer each time the computer is accessed. Any suggestions?

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Instead of trying to upgrade, try uninstalling the driver completely and installing the driver directly from Intel.

Here is the link for the 64 bit version:
Download Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Windows Vista 64 exe
Here is the link for the 32 bit version:
Download Intel Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Windows Vista 32 exe

These are for version 15.8.3.1504

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SOURCE: Gateway GT5412 Hard Drive Restore

hmmm..bios is not an issue..should install cleanly, assuming the disk is 'washed' well, dried, and folded properly(partitioned)..

he.he

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Monitor goes into power saver mode

Take your Agp card with you to the shop. You do not need to go through Gateway, but there are serveal formats of AGP regarding the voltages.

By the sounds of it you have the newer version of AGP so finding a replacement card won't be a problem. The only real issue you have is AGP cards cost a lot more then their PCI-e conterparts.

Going from a GeForce 4, look for something like an FX5700 or even a 6200. Don't let the sales guys get in your ear either. Putting any higher video card then these in your current system and your wasting your money.

Posted on Apr 17, 2008

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SOURCE: due to some microsoft updates

if you have zone alarm on your computer, the problem is that there is a conflict with the new microsoft update and zone alarm

click on start, control panel, internet options, and then the security tab

drop the security settings down to low and see if you can go online. If you can, it is definately the new microsoft update conflict.

Go to www.zonealarm.com after you get online and click on the yellow section on the right down towards the bottom middle-ish. Zone alarm is aware of the problem and has come out with a patch to fix it. Just click on the link provided and reload the product you purchased and wahla, you back in business my freind.

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SOURCE: my gateway desktop pc's sound won't work after installing windows

try to open your device manager and see if u have any ? marks (yellow) right click and restart it should work

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SOURCE: I have a new Gateway SX2800-03 running Vista Hpm

hey go to device manager
click on network drivers
right click on the network drivers
click on properties
find out link speed and duplex under advanced tab
and make the speed to 10 by half duplex
speed and connection will be constant

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

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