This Startup Settings loop or Advanced Boot Options loop, depending on your , is a common way in which Windows won't start. I would have thought that it would not allow to install if it was not compatible. Boot the Computer with the Windows Installation Media: 1. I have not really had any issues with this computer until recently. Press Windows Key + R Key. The little progress indicator moved across the bar nine times and then froze and then nothing would happen.
Is it necessary, essential here? Regards, Michael Barmore Tech Support Team help clouddesktoponline. Find or create a Windows installation disc if you can't get a recovery disc. If your Gateway laptop is crashing frequently, or won't boot into Windows, it may be time for a reset. Anyway, I had pretty much written it off as a paper weight and started shopping for new laptops. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Click Next and follow wizard to restore laptop to default settings. I did address this with her and she said she was shutting it down correctly.
It tried F8 and it would beep but show nothing. Tried to run the Bootrec. Is there anything that I haven't already done that I can try? If the computer is stable in safe mode, try uninstalling any recently installed hardware drivers, performing a system restore, and scanning for malware. The factory reset process may take a while, and losing power in the middle can cause serious problems. I uninstalled the old driver and went to Gateways website and installed the new driver and it's still not working. Click Next and follow wizard to restore laptop to default settings.
After installation is complete, you will be prompted to enter your Windows product key. Frequently when non commercial email addresses are included in a post, the immediate advice is to remove them, so as to prevent the poster enduring endless spam, spoof emails etc. I took out the battery and plugged in my computer to the power supply, and the computer worked just fine. I want to ask what I hope is a much simpler question. Also this isn't my laptop its my cousins so i don't know what they did to it I'm just trying to fix it for them. You can order new recovery discs from Gateway. It will have also have the option to select Bios where you can select your boot order.
If you don't have a restore far enough back, or none of the restore points fix the problems you're having, you'll likely need to complete reset the laptop back to factory settings. Sorry if I miss something in your first post. Worth having a good look, and then post back. You will need a disc for the same version of Windows that's currently installed. Please help I have no clue what to do! Then click Restart while holding the Shift key. Then try to update the drivers. Do you have a mouse plugged in? This may not work, however, depending on what's causing your overall problem, so you may have to boot to the install disc after all.
Troubleshoot blue screen errors: Try in Safe Mode with Networking and check. Starting the restore will erase all o. Try to select a restore point from before your computer started having problems. Give it a try if you have Windows 10. Right click on the driver and click on Update driver software. Ok I have a gateway laptop and it started exhibiting this kind of behavior. You turn on your computer one day and Windows refuses to boot—what do you do? I understand your concern, we apologize for the inconvenience.
You will be asked several times to confirm that you want to proceed. I would suggest you to update the latest drivers in Device Manager. I suggest you to boot into safe mode and try to update all the drivers. I cant go to safe mode by pressing F8 if I press F8 while the gateway logo appears then it goes black it just make a beeping sound. What I did was- 1 Removed the battery. First Things First: Has Anything Changed? I only thought of the old laptop that stopped working when we purchased the Gateway.
I don't know if she was trying to shut it down wrong or if she was letting the plug get loose and the battery was running down. The Boot Menu will allow you to change the boot order. Step 4: Windows 10 will quickly restart and display the blue screen. This can eliminate an electrical surge stored up in the motherboard. It will allow you to try to restore your system to a time when it was working properly.