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Gateway screensaver option has disappeared from the display folder . how do I get this back.

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  • djcris009 Feb 09, 2009

    same problem here, crapway pc does not turn on, hate those guys, cuz they want me to pay 60 bucks in a call to crapway (gateway) to tell me where is the problem, i can't believe that,

  • Jason May 11, 2010

    Only way to do this is a registry entry that disallows the tab completely.

  • shrk79 May 11, 2010

    When you right click on desktop and select properties, is there a screen saver tab?

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I would first try a system restore back to the time it worked.
If that doesn't work, scan for viruses and other malware.

Posted on Nov 28, 2009

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Gateway login


Getting locked out of your Gateway computer can be frustrating, especially when you have school or work deadlines.
You can get locked out of your Gateway computer in cases where a password-protected screensaver became corrupt, or if the you have set the default screensaver to use a screensaver that does not exist.
Gateway computers come with Microsoft Windows XP and 2000, including the professional versions of both.
Knowing how to unlock your a Gateway computer can save you time and irritation.

Press the "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete" keys on your keyboard simultaneously to unlock your Gateway computer.
Type the last logged-on user's login information and click "OK" if you see a locked computer message along with "Only domain/username or an administrator can unlock this computer."
Press the "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete" keys once again when you see the Unlock Computer window disappear.
Log on as usual.
Method 2
Shut down the locked Gateway computer by using the Microsoft Windows Resource Kit Shutdown tool. This tool shuts down and restarts a Windows 2000- or NT 4.0-based Gateway computer. Note the dialog box that comes up called System Shutdown.
Wait for the shutdown timer to run out and see the Welcome to Windows box displayed on the screen.
Press "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete," which unlocks the computer.
Log onto your Gateway computer normally.
Method 3: Backup, Modify and Restore the Registry
Click "Start" and "Run," then type in the command below in the field box exactly as printed:
%SystemRoot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe
Click "Create a Restore Point," then click "Next" on the Welcome to System Restore page that appears.
Type any name for the restore point, then click "Create" on the Create a Restore Point page. Click "Close" after creating the restore point.
Perform this procedure before you make changes to the registry, just in case you make an error; otherwise, incorrect registry changes could create serious problems with your computer.
Click "Yes" if you receive a prompt to turn on System Restore at this point.
Clear the "Turn Off System Restore" check box by clicking on it, then click "OK," and repeat.
Click "Start," then type "regedt32.exe" (without the quotes) in search field box to modify the registry and unlock the computer. Press the "Enter" key on your keyboard.
Locate the scrnsave.exe value under the registry key below:
HKEY_USERS\.Default\Control Panel\Desktop
Click "String" on the Edit menu, type "logon.scr" (without the quotes), then click "OK."
Look for the ScreenSaverIsSecure value, then click "String" on the Edit menu, type "0," then click "OK."
Quit the Registry Editor
Click "Start" and "Run," then type the command below exactly as printed to restore the registry, then click "OK":
%SystemRoot%\System32\Restore\Rstrui.exe
Click "Restore My Computer to an Earlier Time" on the Welcome to System Restore page, then click "Next."
Note your computer may already be selected to restore to an earlier time--in this case, just click "Next."
Click the system checkpoint on the Select a Restore Point page.
Click "Guided Help (Registry Backup)," then click "Next" on the "On This List Select the Restore Point" area.
Click "OK" if you see a System Restore message listing all the configuration changes it will make.
Click "Next" when you come to the Confirm Restore Point Selection page.
System Restore will now restore the Windows XP configuration you had at an earlier time, and then it will restart your Gateway computer.
Log onto your computer as usual, and then click "OK" when you see the System Restore Confirmation page.


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If i leave computer on without anyone using it . computer goes to black/dark screen , can't perform any functions. also computer crashes at times during use.


You need to check your power settings. It is being set to go to turn of the drivers after a certain amount of time.

Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Power Options Then change the power options so it does not shut off the hard drive.

Mar 06, 2011 | Gateway DX4300-03 Desktop PC

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They say theft mode enable and doing like screensaver


"To resume normal operation of the monitor, connect it to the original system and use the HP Display Assistant Utility to disable theft deterrence (Option 1) or install the HP Display Assistant on the new system (Option 2)."

This happens when you move parts from one pc to another.

Cheers

Jun 20, 2009 | HP PC Desktops

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When turn on the gateway screen apear, but the monitor turn off or black and not apear nothing my computer is gateway profile 4 all in one


Your power settings may need to be changed, it appears to be going into sleep mode or power saving mode.

If you are using Vista, Click Start> Control Panel > Power Options > "choose when to turn off display" (in the left hand pane) and check that it says at least 10 minutes. Click apply and then ok.

Alternatively, right click on your desktop, select "personalise" and click on screen saver - then select "change power settings" to bring you to the same thing.

If you have xp, right click on your desktop and select "properties" then "screensaver| > "Power" and change it to turn off the monitor after 10 minutes. Click apply then ok.

If your monitor is going to sleep, either press a key or wiggle the mouse to wake it up.

Mar 13, 2009 | Gateway Profile 4 All In One (MPN...

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Screensaver works till i restart my PC then it


Pull out your memory cards and clean them with an eraser then replace them i had the same problem make sure macine is off..steve

Feb 27, 2009 | Gateway PC Desktops

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Screensaver want work


Go to:

Start >> Control Panel >> Display >> Select the tab ...Screensaver
Modify the settings of your screensaver there and also (enable - disable)

Oct 27, 2008 | Gateway PC Desktops

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I tried to download a beat maker demo online and it give me a virus cmd.exe and all i can get to come up is press f8 when computer is turned on in trouble shooting it has killed everything else the start...


use the windows 2000 professional cd to install the windows again, you can install it to another folder so you get to keep your files if you decide to do it this way, ones your computer is working again, make sure you delete the downloaded file, if you start the file again, the one with the virus, you will have todo this all over again.

Oct 19, 2008 | Gateway PC Desktops

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