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Power down your tower, then unplug the power cord. Lay the tower on the side and remove the side plate (usally one main screw at the back end of the tower and then slides to the back and comes off) Located inside the tower on the mother board you will see the memory stick. At each end of the memory stick is a little plastic lever that when pushed gently away and down from the stick it will pop up that end of the stick. Repeat on the other end of the stick and then pull the stick out evenly. Take the memory with you to the store so as to get the same kind of memory and also to get the right PIN set. Remember to pay attention to what slot you pull the memory out of. Also keep in mind that you never want to mix memory sticks IE a 512 mem stick with a 256 ect. It is also adviseable to stick with the same manufacture of memory and not to mix and match brands.
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Gateway GT5240E desktop won't power up
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Central processing unit for Gateway computer
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Profile 5.5 during startup screen goes blank
I seriously doubt that video drivers are the issue that you face right now. Windows will normally default to VGA mode 640X480 when video drivers can not or will not load properly. \015\012\015\012The Gateway Profile 5.5 all in one compute ... Gateway Profile 5.5 PC Desktop
Gateway LCD powers on but has no picture
I have a Gateway FPD1730 LCD monitor. When I plug it into my Gateway 500x desktop the power light turns green and then says "Power Saving Mode" and then it goes black. It will occasionally flash on and have a picture and then go off. When I unplug th ... Sceptre X9G Komodo IV 19" Flat Panel LCD Monitor
We have numerous Gateway servers. The server business was sold to MPC and now they've gone under. Where do we go for support? Some of our servers are still under warranty - is that now useless?
Support, you're out of luck I'm afraid. Find a local computer company that can do server work on the scale you need would be my best suggestion. The warranty is a little trickier. It depends on exactly what warranty you got. If I understand corre ... Gateway 920 Series (gtwy920) Server
Gateway 450sx4 has very dim lcd, almost invisible. otherwise it (the computer) is ok
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Constant BSOD's related to outdated motherboard BIOS
It is your USB drivers/Ports as per the line that states = WUSBS4GV4x64.\015\012The x64 indicates it's a 64bit driver. If you have a 32bit Windows then replace the drivers with the proper 32bit drivers.\015\012You can determine if it is t ... Gateway GT5678 Desktop PC
I am replacing the hard drive in my gateway 5220
Just buy a IDE cable longer than the one you have got ... Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop
My gateway 700 xl doesnt boot
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Bent pins on Gateway Solo 1450 pcmcia slot.
It would be difficult to remove and replace the PCMCIA slot on any laptop. Buy her a USB wireless adapter from Linksys or DLink. It would be easier and less expensive for you.\015\012\015\012Joe ... Gateway Solo 1450 Notebook
I have a gateway desktop and bought a W-D Book and hooked it to power and USB and installed the software. Next time I turned on the desktop it hung on the Gateway start up page and won't go any further. I have to disconnect the W-D Book and power up the computer and it will start fine. Any time the book is hooked to USB on start it will not boot through the Gateway screen. What to do
Your book is corrupted. Try to install the newest software for that hardware. If you still have problem, replace the book. ... Gateway Performance 500 Deluxe PC Desktop
Gateway Desktop When you turn on my desktop it will turn off a couple of seconds later. I took it for service and the tech said it was too slow so he upgraded it to 2gb and it did still did not stay on. He then said he could not fix it. Is it a motherboard, fan or everything. I do not want to buy a new computer especially w/Vista. Mine has XP
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MY GATEWAY GT5428 TURNS ON BUT WONT GO DIRECTLY TO MY DESKTOP IT JUST SHOWS A BLANK SCREEN OR A BLACKOUT SCREEN ON THE MONITOR BUT MY MODEM IS STILL ON HOW CAN I FIX THIS PROBLEM
What do you mean it wont go directly to your desktop? Does it eventually reach your desktop? Also, what do you mean that you're modem is on, how do you know this? Is it an external modem or an internal modem? This could be something as simple as repl ... Gateway GT5428 PC Desktop
GATEWAY LAPTOP, SHUT OFF W/NOT POWER ON, ONLY 2YRS
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Replacing Motherboard My Gateway GT4024 desktop won't boot and monitor doesn't connect. Same monitor works on different PC and because the video card is part of the motherboard I assume the motherboard is broken. I took it to Geek Squad they diagnosed the same. They don't replace motherboards. So if I purchase a new motherboard (MS-7248) how hard will it be to do it myself? I'm not 100% sure that it is the motherboard but when I power it up with a new video card in it, the monitor shows Gateway
Thought I would close this out by reporting what we found. When I removed the CD drive I bumped the memory just a bit out of place which caused all the trouble. Luckily my tech guy methodically thought through and tested all the possibilities befor ... PC Desktops
Gateway moniter fluorescent light seems to be burned out.How to replace it
Unplug, carefully open up whatever your model is and find out the model on the backlight and search for it on eBay or wherever; or search eBay using the Gateway model number as a guide; or decide how to better replace it with an LED module (lower pow ... PC Desktops
Replacing the motherboard
Taking Gateway laptops is an easy endeavor. Here is a link to a disassemble of a 3500 series . Basically they all come apart the same. \015\012Hope this helps. Just take your time and remember what screw g ... PC Laptops
Gateway Desktop won't turn on
I would say your hard drive has failed completely. Ya will need to replace it. ... PC Desktops
I have a Gateway 503gr desktop. When I press the on button, the computer shutters but does not turn on.
I suggest the power supply is bad. Your Gateway 503GR uses an ATX style power supply. The style found in about 90 percent of desktop computers.http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/3724/4172nv.shtml(Click on Components. Then click on Power Su ... Gateway 503GR PC Desktop
Gateway 505GR desktop...failure to start
When the power supply goes bad , that is the sign that it needs to be replaced . I would replace it first . ... Gateway 505GR PC Desktop
U heare a noise and the moniter wort turn on - Gateway PC Desktops
Hi,\015\012\015\012Please confirm if the noise is coming from the monitor of from the desktop. If the buzzing noise is coming from the monitor - i suggest to request for a replacement. If not it could be a noise coming from the desktop sy ... Gateway PC Desktops
What to do after installing new hard drive on Gateway Desktop
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I get 3 beeps and no video on my gateway desktop
Ok, You tried to add Ram and a CPU? You need to isolate which of these is the problem. First unplug the system and put a grounding ********. Remove both the Ram you installed and the CPU, Remove the CPU only if you replaced it. RE-install the CPU ... PC Desktops
Inoperative touchpad scroll zone
Rwertheim,\015\012I have a MX8711.\015\012I assume you are running Vista.\015\012\015\012After you have updated your virus protector program and run a complete scan. You "could" be fixing it and if it is a virus problem, it i ... Gateway MX8711 Notebook