Your computer will automatically restart. The Gateway Recover Center is a program that comes installed on Gateway computers to allow a user to reinstall applications that came preinstalled on the computer. Safe Mode Safe Mode with networking Safe mode with command prompt Enable Boot Logging Enable low-resolution video 640x480 Last known good configuration advanced Directory services Restore Mode Debugging Mode Disable automatic restard on system failure. This Gateway laptop is 3 years old when I was in need to recover the hard drive with the restore disks supplied with the computer. Your Windows 7 Gateway computer will likely run faster as a result of deleting old and unnecessary files. I took it to Best Buy and they did a hardware diagnostic check and found that the hardware passed and that the recovery disks where bad.
You are not the only person to have this issue. Just to be safe I had made Ghost images of the all hard drive partitions before hand so I could restore them to their sickly state if needed. That would eliminate that component as a suspect. Once there, enter the serial number for your Gateway computer and, if yours is a supported model, you'll be given the opportunity to purchase a copy of the disc directly from there. This factory restore utility is accessed from within the Windows desktop. The steps you take to achieve this goal will vary, depending upon how old your Gateway computer is and what operating system you're currently running. I said ok and they transferred me to the sales department and was on hold for another 35 min.
Shouts out to Frys Guy!!!!! The process could take anywhere between 30 and 90 minutes. For a machine running Windows 7, visit the on the retail site for Acer, the company that purchased Gateway in 2007. I got my Gateway back running after using his Alt-F10 tip. It will help you see if it's the same file or driver is crashing. Or click on Burn disks instead of Restore 3.
You want to copy this directory down for the following steps, as it contains the installer file for the Gateway Recovery Center. Windows 8 can be purchased directly from the as well as from a variety of online and brick-and-mortar retailers. Once you've purchased the appropriate version, simply insert the disc while your computer is running, shut down, and then restart. A lot of useless searching much of it a Gateway and finally came up with that useful tip. I am not sure if this will work for everyone but it's worth a shot: Go to: Start Gateway Gateway Restoration Management.
It does wipe every thing out on the C: drive to be like it was when new. It's also a good idea to restore your Windows 7 Gateway computer to its original factory settings if you plan on selling it, or passing it along to a family member or friend. I went on their site and found the owner's manual for my series and it told me how to do it. For Acer end user technical support, spare parts and service: 1. When you're experiencing hardware and software issues that are more complex, however, or if you're transferring ownership of the computer altogether, it may be more beneficial to completely reset the device to factory settings. Use the Up and Down arrow keys to select Repair Your Computer and then follow the on-screen instructions to proceed through a full factory recovery. Best of all, it's significantly faster than using conventional methods of installation.
Feb 25, 2013 Restoring your Windows 7 Gateway computer to its original factory settings is a great way to get rid of pesky viruses you can't seem to remove from your computer, or simply to remove old programs and files from your computer and start with a clean slate. In the Please read the license terms screen, select 'I accept the license terms' for each item and then click Next. The program is not available to download from Gateway directly. Microsoft sells only the current operating system, but you can still find copies of Windows 7 and Windows Vista on , and. After the computer restarts you will need to configure Windows 7 with your personal preferences.
For a desktop manufactures in the last 3 years, I went to repair options under the F8 advanced boot options screen. A Clean Installation of Windows Regardless of your operating system, if your computer is no longer working the way it should, you're unable to launch the built-in reset or recovery options, and you cannot locate an appropriate replacement recovery disc, you may have no choice but to perform a clean install of the operating system. In some cases, this is as easy as restarting the machine, which shuts down all open apps and clears your memory cache. If you do not have it, you would need to use the system recovery disk that came with your computer. If that doesn't work the only way to do it is to boot into windows and run the eRecovery program Feb 17, 2015 Step 1: Restoring your Windows 7 Gateway computer to its original factory settings is a great way to get rid of pesky viruses you can't seem to remove from your computer, or simply to remove old programs and files from your computer and start with a clean slate.
The hardware may be faulty. The installation will run automatically, and step-by-step instructions will prompt you through installation. This loads the system partition C: from the recovery partition hidden. Use your product key 25 digit key code and you should be able to reinstall. Other, more stubborn problems may need a refresh of the operating system or a system restore to an earlier point in time. Gateway System Recovery can be used to restore the device to its original factory settings, essentially re-installing the operating system using files on a second partition of the hard drive. Of course I had to re-install my applications on C:, but everything is running right again.
What they had written for getting the Recovery Manager was not correct. If you don't find Gateway System Recovery on your computer, Gateway's website does offer it as a download in two versions: and the. This tip was not in my Gateway starter guide. When your computer restarts the restoration process will begin. It's particularly useful when a certain application becomes corrupted or has been otherwise removed from use.