I cant get my gateway mt3705 to format,only three options setup available for boot menu,boot seq,setup and psx boot menu..no recovery disc either what do i do?
To delete everything on your hard drive and re-install all
1 If you can still run Windows:
a Click Start, All Programs, Gateway Recovery
Center, then click Gateway Recovery Center. The
Gateway Recovery Center opens.
b Click Recovery, then click Next. Your computer
- OR -
2 If you cannot run Windows:
a Turn on or restart your computer.
b While the computer is starting up, repeatedly press
F8 until the Recovery Options screen opens. If
Windows starts to load instead, restart the computer
and try again.
3 Press the arrow keys on your keyboard to select Repair
Your Computer, then press ENTER.
Gateway System Recovery starts, and the System
Recovery Options dialog box opens.
4 Select a language and keyboard layout, then click Next.
5 Click the User name box to select a Windows user
account, click in the Password box and type the user
account’s password (if any), then click Next. The System
Recovery Options menu opens.
6 Click Restore Application. The Welcome to Gateway
System Recovery window opens.
7 Click Next.
8 To perform a recovery with data backup
(recommended), click Recovery with automatic data
backup, then click Next.
Before your hard drive is recovered, your personal files will be
automatically backed up to c:\backup.
- OR -
To perform a full factory recovery without data backup,
click Full factory recovery, then click Next.
Continuing with the full factory recovery will delete everything
on your hard drive. Make sure that you have backed up any important
files you want to save.
9 Click Yes, then click Next. The Factory image recovery
window opens, which shows you the progress of the
When recovery is finished, the Recovery is complete
10 Click Finish, then click Restart. Your computer restarts
in its original factory condition. You still need to reinstall
any software that was not pre-installed on your
If you selected Recovery with automatic data
backup in Step 8, you can find your backed up files in