It’s worth a thousand words. To err is human but to really screw things up, you need a computer! How can this be resolved. Back to Hardware Forum 5 total posts Page 1 of 1. If you remove the hard drive, does it respond normally? I have been able to get the laptop to boot by turning it on and off a dozen times or so and it will finally post and boot into Vista, and operates fine.

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I have replaced the memory; I have switched memory slots with different combinations of memory, I reapplied thermal past to the CPU thinking it could be a heat issue I am at a loss. I have been able to get the laptop to boot by turning it on and off a dozen times or so and it will finally post and boot into Vista, and operates fine.

My gateway ma7 wont connect to the internet – Gateway M520S PC Notebook

If per chance you have Avast installed and were to temporarily disable its on-line protection it might help. Net Forums Drivers General. Vateway will call me in the next day or two to let me know if it is worth fixing.

Flash drives are not the most secure storage; more for transfer of files when travelling.

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What happens when you try to use the recovery disk – which I presume is either a cd or a dvd likely the latter? With all of the above in mind Everything I checked says everythinh is working properly. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.


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Does this PC have some sort of diags partition on the hard drive? That will have what you need also. This link will tell you how to get to Device Manager: If not, it could be a burnt PCB and it’s a pain to bypass the burnt areas due to how gatdway power gets distributed around the PCB. Gateway Power Up Issues. Our posts are crossing in the ether.

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I’m so disgusted with Gateway! He will call me back as soon as he clears her all off and starts again.

When I click on them it says they are working fine but my internet privider says if it says by my connect icon-The dependency service or group failed to start Re’ using a flash drive for file preservation.

This would be a total erasure of the current system; a reformat etc.

Prashant M Level 3 Expert Answers. ,a7 disk is Linux based system; it loads itself in the RAM only; goes on-line to update it self, then scans the system fully and clears out anything it finds If “all” your important files, all your “stuff” is now safely copied elsewhere of the computer as is then likely the techies may opt for a factory reset, or a partial I think the Gateway routine may allow netwrk as I think does Acer?


I’ve tried the BIOS patches but that isn’t the problem.

He or I couldn’t do a factory reset nothing would work. Incidentally it will be worth fixing – even if does mean a factory reset routine; which puts it back to as it was when it left Gateway Posted by hershy on Oct 11, Please assign your manual to a ggateway Could you please tell me how to fix this problem.

I am talking about the full model number nit just MA Solved my gateway laptop won’t gateeay to the internet. When you do find out what the solution is When you power up the laptop the cpu fan and hard drive spin up and I get the power light on but that is it, it will not post.