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MODEM FRIED, NOW I GET COM1 ERROR WHEN REINSTALLING VIA CD(S)

I contacted Gateway support and purchased restore discs for my Gateway. My modem was fried by power surge on phone line. The restore will not complete because of a COM1 error that I receive when installing XP. I can boot in safe mode, but cannot get past the COM1 error for restoring the system. Do I need to replace the modem and driver to get past this, or is the board fried. Thanks in advance for any help you may be able to give.

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If it's a separate modem card, replace it.

If it's the built in modem, you'll need replace the mother board.

If you have an extra slot, you might be able to install a cheap add-on modem card which should override the built in. But that's a long shot may not work but worth a try.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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I have a Gateway 5622. S/N CCS7911011966. When I turn it on it freezes up. I would like to buy a recovery disc. Thank you Herman.


this cd can be purchased by contacting gateway suppot center via telephone. they will ask for your systems serial number and part numbers located on your pc. the replacement disk will be able for purchase using a debit or credit card for under 20 dollars.

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Or if you just want to get downloads (drivers, presumably manuals and the like,) go here:

http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/dlcenter.asp?cmpid=topnav

I'd recommend having the recovery media handy no matter what, though.

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Before beginning, review electrostatic discharge (ESD) precautions. Disconnect the power adapter, the modem and network cables, and remove the battery before removing the hard drive bay cover. Remove the RAM door whichi s secured by one screw. Now loosen the two hard drive screws and pull the DVD/CD-RW drive from the laptop. Replace the cover before restoring power or reconnecting the modem and network cables.
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