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Reseat the computer memory.Make sure the computer is turned off. What I want to know is it possible that my computer has a hardware issue and my hard drive failing is a symptom of the hardware issue? "Listen, strange women In reply to Jim Cockfield • Jan 21, 2014 -- hide signature --Interesting strategy, ty. Since you can't access the BIOS there is a chance that the CMOS battery needs to be replaced. his comment is here

Unplug, remove battery, hold power button for 30 seconds and then put the battery back and restart. Bob Collette's gear list:Bob Collette's gear list Canon PowerShot G3 +4 more Reply Reply with quote Complain Jim Cockfield • Forum Pro • Posts: 16,333 Try a different mirror Remove the cover and locate the computer memory. Nothing.

Gateway Laptop Won't Boot Up

I went ahead and ordered a motherboard. Has anyone taken a laptop or PC to the geek squad at Best Buy, or is it simply a waste of time/$? Once I do this I normally get the LED back, but even then sometimes the LED comes on, but it will only start one fan.

If the computer begins to function normally after a new or existing peripheral card has been removed, it is possible that the peripheral card has recently suffered electrical damage of some Otherwise you're not going to hear it unless you put your ear right next to it.If the hard drive was the problem you'd likely get an error message and not a Unplug internal drives.Make sure the computer is turned off. Gateway Computer Won't Boot Black Screen I am begging to think the mo/bd is fried.

I am leaning on the bad mobo issue at this point. Gateway Laptop Won't Boot Past Logo In reply to gs85739az • Jan 20, 2014 Removed HD from PC and made external HD backup, re-installed original HD back into laptop, tried "press and hold power button" several times, if the fans spin up and the monitor takes its normal amount of time to go into standby then check the leads on the hdd.what do you mean it wont turn http://ccm.net/forum/affich-79411-gateway-laptop-led-turns-on-but-doesn-t-boot Remove the cover and locate the front panel LED and power switch connector.

Check the front panel LEDs (lights) found on the bezel (front face) or on the optical drives. Gateway Computer Will Not Turn On The light that tells you the computer is thinking, only blinks for a quick second and never comes back on. I just wanted to add this in, to see if anyone had any other ideas. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - That is a faulty Power Supply then by OH Smeg · That's a totally separate thing.DAVEINCAPS - Wandering aimlessly since All My Children was canceled.

Gateway Laptop Won't Boot Past Logo

fromeast2west, Apr 9, 2012 #12 fromeast2west Chieftain Joined: Mar 16, 2010 Messages: 111 kittenOFchaos said: ↑ Funny. More about the author All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up CivFanatics Forums Home Forums > COLOSSEUM > Computer Talk > We have added the ability to collapse/expand Gateway Laptop Won't Boot Up Are your speakers connected and powered up?Anyway, the above should clear up whether the video adapter or monitor is involved.There might be a key to switch to the diagnostic posting screen Gateway Laptop Stuck On Gateway Screen I'd like to see what's on the hard drive but don't have a compatible hookup in my Dell dimension.

Im rather new, and have not really dealt with a MOBO problem yet. http://meditationpc.com/gateway-laptop/gateway-computer-home-page.php The reinstallation took about 30 minutes and did not require the installation disk. btw, ran a Malwarebytes scan and it showed just one bad file"PUP.Optional.FunwebProducts.A" quarantined and deleted successfully..figured I'd just scan the drive before I inject it into the new laptop.. -- hide I am like other people, I have important stuff I cannot afford to loose. Gateway Laptop Will Not Turn On

It would not come out of hibernation or at least that what I assumed. Each device can be reconnected one at a time. I have tried all the troubleshooting I could possibly do except for sticking in another video card. http://meditationpc.com/gateway-laptop/gateway-computer-upgrade.php I've powered it down completely several times, but nothing helps.

Some wall outlets are connected to a wall switch and power can be turned off inadvertently. Gateway Laptop Windows 7 Won't Boot Report • #17 Vseeg2000 April 29, 2013 at 05:00:00 Monitor works with my laptop. When my computer reboots sometimes it loads properly.

You could try completely wiping the suspect drive and then running some tests on it, but 1TB drives are just over $100.

i wish this forum wouldn't lose everything i type after a URL... Does your house/apt. I'll have to work on the circuit situation. Gateway Laptop Wont Boot Up Windows 8 Report • #12 Vseeg2000 April 28, 2013 at 08:56:49 When I tap the F2 key repeatedly I don't get the logo or No Signal on the monitor.

Contact the manufacturer of that device for possible resolutions. Trying to fix a GT5220 for a friend. That's why I don't think it is booting up. http://meditationpc.com/gateway-laptop/gateway-computer-upgrades.php The fan and lights come on and it beeps once.

Monitor says no signal solved Wont boot - no post, no signal but fan spins Can't find your answer ? Select HDD and then hold down ALT and repeatedly hit F10 again.. I've used F8 in the past to get to start in Safe Mode.I tried tapping the F8 key and get the same results as I do when tapping the F2 key. http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/52877290 Do you have a USB flash drive (or memory card in a USB attached card reader) with 2GB or so of space available?

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. to fully power your system, then we, I believe, are back to damaged capacitors on the system board.You can try to look for them yourself, as describe twice in this thread,