Having problems with your Gateway MT3705 Notebook ?

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?

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To delete everything on your hard drive and re-install all\015\012 factory software:\015\012 1 If you can still run Windows:\015\012 a Click Start, All Programs, Gateway Recovery\015\012 Center, then click Gateway Recovery Center. The\015\012 Gateway Recovery Center opens.\015\012 b Click Recovery, then click Next. Your computer\015\012 restarts.\015\012 - OR -\015\012 2 If you cannot run Windows:\015\012 a Turn on or restart your computer.\015\012 b While the computer is starting up, repeatedly press\015\012 F8 until the Recovery Options screen opens. If\015\012 Windows starts to load instead, restart the computer\015\012 and try again.\015\012 3 Press the arrow keys on your keyboard to select Repair\015\012 Your Computer, then press ENTER.\015\012 Gateway System Recovery starts, and the System\015\012 Recovery Options dialog box opens.\015\012 4 Select a language and keyboard layout, then click Next.\015\012 5 Click the User name box to select a Windows user\015\012 account, click in the Password box and type the user\015\012 account’s password (if any), then click Next. The System\015\012 Recovery Options menu opens.\015\012 6 Click Restore Application. The Welcome to Gateway\015\012 System Recovery window opens.\015\012 7 Click Next.\015\012 8 To perform a recovery with data backup\015\012 (recommended), click Recovery with automatic data\015\012 backup, then click Next.\015\012 Important\015\012 Before your hard drive is recovered, your personal files will be\015\012 automatically backed up to c:\\backup.\015\012 - OR -\015\012 To perform a full factory recovery without data backup,\015\012 click Full factory recovery, then click Next.\015\012 Caution\015\012 Continuing with the full factory recovery will delete everything\015\012 on your hard drive. Make sure that you have backed up any important\015\012 files you want to save.\015\012 9 Click Yes, then click Next. The Factory image recovery\015\012 window opens, which shows you the progress of the\015\012 system recovery.\015\012 When recovery is finished, the Recovery is complete\015\012 window opens.\015\01210 Click Finish, then click Restart. Your computer restarts\015\012 in its original factory condition. You still need to reinstall\015\012 any software that was not pre-installed on your\015\012 computer.\015\012 If you selected Recovery with automatic data\015\012 backup in Step 8, you can find your backed up files in\015\012 c:\\backup.
Down load a 98 doot disk and burn the files to a floppy or a cd and use the fdisk utility to format the drive. A old way but it might work...
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