Having problems with your Gateway PC Laptops ?

The harddrive crashed.I have tried to reboot with original Windows Vista CD to no avail. The original owner did not install anti-virus program that came with computer plus used webcams and other stuff. By the time I got the near-dead pc from my niece(thanks!) it would come on but it was infested with all types of viruses and I could hear the harddrive barely moving. Finally, the dreaded blue screen appeared. And I have tried rebooting with windows vista original cd but can't get windows to come


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OK, first of all the blue screen appears only when windows is loaded so that means that you are still not rebooting from the cd, Turn on the computer and immediately press either the F1 key or the F2 key at one-second intervals to enter the BIOS setup utility. As the Guys at Gateway.com say it.\015\012
\015\012Then go to a screen called boot sequence which should allow you to choose from where the computer is going to restart from. make sure that the CD drive is first on this list then SAVE AND EXIT. after that, the windows vista cd should work.\015\012
\015\012make sure you press whatever key it wants you to press to enter to windows vista.\015\012
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