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Power on; won't boot up! - Gateway PC Desktops
Hey, sounds like you may have a damaged operating system (I assume you have Window XP or later). Just re-install Windows with the disc or recovery option (if you have Windows installed on your motherboard) and select the recovery console, so you don't lose your data. If this is a problem with your bios or actual PC, you may want to contact the Gateway Technical Support at support.gateway.com or 1-800-846-2000.
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My gateway 700 xl doesnt boot
Unplug the power from you 700xl and from you monitor. Try removing the cmos battery and reinstalling it. Then, plug everything back in and try restarting. If it continues to give you the yellow light, you may need to replace the CMOS battery, espe ... Gateway 700 XL PC Desktop
Hello, I have a Gateway model GT5662, stock setup - Will not boot
Usually, if it's a motherboard that has a failed component on it, you will see failed Electrolytic Capacitors. The small aluminum 'Cans' on the motherboard.Note*The Electrolytic Capacitors that surround the Processor, should have sp ... Gateway GT5662 Desktop PC
Boot Problem I inherited a Gateway Celeron 810M2 desktop. Having trouble with setting up xp network to see Vista cmptr. I boot installed XP Home Ed over Vista. Partially through system died. Now system freezes at Gateway logo. Won't F2 or F11. Only can get into bios by disconnecting hd. Slaved hd on another cmptr and formated it. Reinstalled in Gateway. No help. Disconnected bios battery for 2hrs reconnected. No help. Disconnected MB jumper powered on, turned off, reconnected MB jumper. Retrie
Your Hard Drive is getting weak replace it with a new one , sometimes when it gets weak and get bad sectors it does not take up the OS and Boot bcoz the data written get lost so replace it or do the double check as followscheck ur hard dr ... Gateway 310 S PC Desktop
Toshiba Satellite 1400
To Access the Bios Setup Utility Here Is A List Of Key Commands And The Make/Model They Are For..\015\012\015\012Acer - Aspire, Power, Veriton, Extensa, Ferrari, TravelMate, Altos\015\012\015\012 ... Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook
Gateway 450sx4 has very dim lcd, almost invisible. otherwise it (the computer) is ok
Hello and thank you for using Fixya's services. I have a couple of questions and some troubleshooting tips for you:Questions: Is the splash screen coming on at all? Any picture or text right when you boot up? What Window ... Gateway 450SX4 Notebook
My desktop PC is a Gateway GT5656. The power
Could be try putting your power LED on your HDD LED header on your mainboard and then look at this while booting up and this will tell you if its the LED or the Header on your mainboard ... Gateway GT5654 Desktop PC
When I turn boot up my gt5220 the monitor briefly flashes and then goes into power saving mode- desktop stays on, fans running and all, until turned off by holding power button down or unplugging it.... my gateway 820GM started doing the same thing, monitor just going into power saving mode.... but the monitor is fine, works on a dell desktop, and the dell monitor works on my gateway- so does an older EV700 monitor....WTF??? video card? motherboard? driver update? power source? heard 15 differen
In this case if you monitor say no input or no signal it means the\015\012monitor connector cord are not connected properly to the motherboard.\015\012Or if you have a video card you need to plug your monitor connector to\015\012the video card. Becau ... Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop
Computer starts to load and then shuts down
Check the capacitors surrounding the Processor, You might have leaking capacitor. If even One is bad, the Processor won't\015\012receive the correct amount of voltage, and won't turn on. ... Gateway GT5662 Desktop PC
My Gateway 500s monitor is stuck in power save mode
Try tapping the F8 key while booting the computer, you will get the start up menu, choose safe mode, when you log on, go to the display settings, that is right click on the desktop, properties, screen saver, advanced and make sure that hibernation is ... Gateway 506GR PC Desktop
Desktop E-Machine in suspended mode.
Capacitors loose their power within 10 seconds so 20 seconds with the power turned off or completely disconnected and the c mos shorted will do the job in 20 seconds ... E-Machines eMachines T3830 PC Desktop
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 MX3416 will not boot. LED light indicating that there is a battery is still on. Screen is black but the CD-ROM drive seems operational. Removing RAM and replacing did not help.
When we talk about laptop won't boot up it is a hardware failure.First of all, most of the hardware failures\015\012that are going to be presented in this article require you to\015\012disassemble the laptop and work on its internal ... Gateway MX3416 Notebook
Changed power supply, everything is connected and
A.There are four versions of the Gateway GT5012 Desktop PC1.GT5012 Media Center 2.GT5012b3.GT5012c4.GT5012HThe GT5012 Media Center uses an Intel Pentium 4 that operates at a 2.8Ghz frequency rate.The ot ... Gateway GT5012 PC Desktop
We've had a Gateway 816GM desktop for about 3-years and except for the usual PC problems it's been fairly reliable. However, in the last few days it started locking up, no video, then it starting hanging and finally it will now not boot up at all. The HD light on the front doesn't even light up. A friend did a quick look at it and suggested the motherboard was gone. I'm assuming if the hard drive was bad the computer would at least boot up, but I don't even get the start up screen or any
Bill,If the hard drive is still good, your files are safe. Replacing the motherboard may mean you will need to reinstall the operating system so you will have to get the files off before you do that.Now, even though it could be the ... Gateway 816GM PC Desktop
Computer will not power up
There may be a short on the motherboard. If the power supply senses something wrong they system will not boot up - unless you bypass the On switch.\012\012I had a friend do this but he was building a system, he put all the standoffs in the cas ... PC Desktops
Boot screen with vertical lines and random monitor idling
Reinstall xp ... Gateway GT5670 Desktop PC
Fan runs but will not boot.
Remove all external devices first like printers etc and then try again.\015\012If it doesn't work then you will have to open the computer case side panel so we can start troubleshooting some parts.\015\012If the machine has warranty then ... Gateway GT5228 (7156) PC Desktop
My computer will not boot, what is the problem
Sounds like the power supply in the computer. You'd have to try substituting another. ... Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop
COMPUTER WILL NOT BOOT
This does not sound like a power supply issuse\015\012\015\012Try This:\015\012tap F8 while booting the PC\015\012This should take you to the Advanced Boot option window\015\012Use you up & down keys: Safe mode With ... Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop
Screen is black but cpu turns on ;(
Hi Bwicked,\015\012\015\012Based on your post description, it would seem a whole lot of problems and questions. Let's try one by one:\015\0121. cpu was really really hot - this is expected if the unit was covered (bed sheets), however, most units hav ... Gateway CX2610 Notebook
Computer won't turn on.
Hello!I have a Gateway 500GR and was experiencing all sorts of shut downs, no boots, fans run but no blue power button light and black monitor etc. Plugged in and unplugged this and that, it was driving me nuts! Finally this worked for me. Runnin ... Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop
Gateway GT5220 PC desktop boot issue.
This is Nvidia's dreaded video chip cold solder joint problem. I have fixed many of these in my shop. Two choices, get it fixed or buy a new motherboard. ... Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop
Cannot see the bios screen
I would try removing, the cd drive,hardrives out so all you have connected is the processor, and ram. If two sticks dont work try one. Try this as a starting point too see if you get a display signal from the monitor, and the bios. Also try putting i ... Gateway MT3705 Notebook
Turned off PC one night working fine. Next time try to use, PC wont boot. No video display, no bios, no posts, nothing. Gateway Desktop GT 5464 w/ integrated video, Intel E2140 Processor, Intel 945GC Mobo. Replaced Mobo, memory tests normal, replaced power supply. Still same: PC wont boot. No video display, no bios, no posts, nothing.
Have you tried booting it from yor CD drive with bootable software?Any led flashing anywhere in the computer?If not, we are talking about energy problem. Try fitting the energy cord firmly, try connecting the battery charger i ... Intel Pentium Dual Core E2140 / 1.6 GHz processor (BX80557E2140)
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