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My advice is to send it back right away is you have some sort of return option. 11-12-2009, 12:44 AM #11 supernova777 Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2009 I have fxed my ma3 doing that. It will not POST, and when I put a post card in it, I get an error 50, which looks mostly like hardware issues, video, and a couple of other, depending With the computer off press the power button and immediately start tapping the F2 key to access the BIOS. have a peek here

I have a copy of the restore disc and actually tried them just to see if it would do something different. I tried taking the battery out unplugging it restarting with just the adaptor but does the same thing. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Unfortunately I have the unfortunate duty to inform you that your motherboard may be dead. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/533542/system-will-not-boot-past-gateway-logo/

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Tried to run the Bootrec.exe command with all the variables (did not help, after several attempts), 3. Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life. You say you don't have another monitor to test it with but try attaching the monitor you have to whatever computer you're using now (the laptop?). I broke the screen to my Gateway so I gave it to a friend to replace.

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Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. Report • #2 riider February 20, 2015 at 08:14:46 "If I go to boot menu and enter any of the three options which are CDROM/DVD,Main Hard Drive, and Boot to LAN Several functions may not work. Any one have any other ideas they would be appreciated. 10 3/23/2011 (3:17 am) by DRock DRock (1 Posts) I see others are having Gateway issues.

Local time:11:39 PM Posted 23 June 2014 - 10:43 AM Gateway Support states that the F2 key is to pressed during the startup to access the BIOS. Gateway Laptop Stuck On Gateway Screen Nothing worked until the laptop was reset. Plugged the power. 6. The only thing that happens when I push the power button is that the power, Hard drive & Wireless lights all flash over & over.

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Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... http://www.geek.com/forums/topic/gateway-won39t-boot/ Thanks in advance. Gateway Laptop Wont Boot Proffitt Forum moderator / July 31, 2012 1:56 AM PDT In reply to: RESOLVED! (just not the way I was wanting.) I often have to wipe the drive clean so it Gateway Laptop Won't Boot Past Logo Can this battery be fixed, would purchasing a new battery fix this problem, or should I seek a computer repair shop?

If you can get there you will be able to see if the HD is being recognised or not. navigate here When I put one in earlier, the system would not even try to read the disc. He is actually licenced through them to fix there computers or something like that. Before that, I have tried almost every tip I could find on the Internet, including shorting the two sods on the power connector behind the keypad. Gateway Laptop Will Not Turn On

I ran all the tests I could before diagnosing it with fried motherboard syndrome, and then sent it back for a refund. Thinking it was a boot virus, I tried booting off a USB stick (Linux OS) with AVG antivirus, and it did boot up, but could not mount the hard drive. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Check This Out I haven't tried anything so far to fix it.

Couldn't get into the BIOS. :( Report • #10 Derek April 27, 2013 at 14:45:08 Re #9When you tried F2 did you get exactly the same thing (Gateway logo then No Gateway Computer Won't Boot Black Screen try powering ON with battery only (remove AC adapter) and vice versa. That is, I won't repeat what was written above.

I am like other people, I have important stuff I cannot afford to loose.

This solves the problem. I do not know anything about computers, but I am assuming that this is a problem with the battery. This is the motherboard saying "I have no ram in me". Gateway Laptop Windows 7 Won't Boot I installed new memory (2- 1 gig chips in place of the 2- 512s) and also installed a new power supply but still nothing.

Any suggestions welcomed. -Phil K in Indy Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Gateway laptop won't boot The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is Regardless of which you choose, the screen goes blank, then after a moment or two, the same screen reappears. Often that's the TAB key. this contact form Back to top #8 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 27,271 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca.

Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. The way to say it is the motherboard is by eliminating everything else. Report nona- Feb 25, 2010 at 10:27 PM Didi you try to restarted with the boot disk and choose the format option? (you need to make a back up first or My keyboard and drives seem to boot up fine also. About Contact Us Archives Glossary Forums Archive AdChoice Advertise AdChoices PCMag.com ExtremeTech ComputerShopper Logicbuy Toolbox.com ziff davis ©