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Gateway nv52 notebook screen goes black but is still on, 2 days
\015 My son bought a gateway nv52 notebook yesterday and the screen keeps going black. It is still on, but it won't do anything. The only thing you can do is turn it off. If you power it off and back on, then it comes up with the message saying windows was not shut down properly. It has happened 3 times now with no explanation.\015
I've had the same problem. The problem occurs because the wifi network driver is conflicting with vista. Just update to Atheros Network Driver V188.8.131.526 and it should fix the problem. You can find the download on the gateway support page.
I had the same problem except only when I plugged in an external mouse. I would love to know the answer also. Already returned one computer, and got another, only to do the same thing again.
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