Having problems with your Gateway MX8711 Notebook ?

I installed a new hard drive, after reinstalling the operating system it installs up to the point that it has to restart. once it is off it stays off. when i turn it on it says it could not finish because it shut down unexpectedly.


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Hi. I don't know if you solved this problem yet, but I thought I might mention that if you are installing windows from a retail disk, you need to install the sata driver when setup ask if you need to install a third party driver. It has to be downloaded and unzipped to a floppy. I used a USB floppy drive for my wifes Gateway M465E and setup continued flawlessly. Prior to doing that I was about to throw it against the wall. Just thought I would mention this solution.
Reformat and try all again, sometimes takes a few times...
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