In the Gateway Recovery Center window, click Next. Fortunately, most problems are simple to fix with a factory reset. To reset a Gateway computer to factory settings, users can resolve common computer issues, including viruses, corrupted files, and other software problems. The Windows partition is formatted and Windows is installed. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, select the appropriate keyboard layout, and then click Next. In the Type a computer name and choose a desktop background screen, enter the appropriate information, and then click Next.
After you receive your disks and they are properly installed, your computer will be restored back to full functionality. Is there anyone can show me how to restore a Gateway computer to factory settings? Windows prepares to start for the first time. About the Author Nicole Vulcan has been a journalist since 1997, covering parenting and fitness for The Oregonian, careers for CareerAddict, and travel, gardening and fitness for Black Hills Woman and other publications. What they had written for getting the Recovery Manager was not correct. Mick Murphy - Microsoft Partner. Note: This option will install a recovery partition first, then restore the user partition. In the All data will be lost window, select Yes, and then click Next.
In the Help protect Windows automatically screen, select Use recommended settings. This action restores the computer to the original factory configuration. Normally, you would press F10 or F11 at Startup to commence the Recovery Process. The Advanced Boot Options menu opens. Drivers and applications are installed.
Once it is complete, your Windows should load again by reinstalling the drivers and configuring itself. Founded in Sioux City, Iowa and based in Irvine California, Gateway Inc. Note: All of your personal data files and applications will be lost. It really is that simple! Please find your Gateway computer model below and select it by clicking the shopping cart icon. Follow any instructions given by the wizard to restore your computer to factory conditions. If you can boot into Windows 8 These instructions apply if you are able to boot into Windows 8. Using this disc potentially saves your business time and money by quickly returning the computer to a productive, working state, rather than wasting valuable business time in the hands of a technician.
This process will take several minutes. There are 2 Vista disks: one for 32bit Operating System, and one for 64bit Operating System. The more drivers and applications that need to be installed, the longer the process will take. In the Choose a user name and picture screen, enter the appropriate information and then click Next. You can also purchase recovery discs from the Gateway Store.
Gateway Restore Disk Sets Remove and repair virus and malware infections, blue screens and many other Gateway computer issues that you might be experiencing. The last option takes longer, but cleans the entire drive. For a desktop manufactures in the last 3 years, I went to repair options under the F8 advanced boot options screen. Note: Easy Recovery Essentials can not be used to install or reinstall Windows. If you have a desktop computer, you may need to press Del and not F2.
For one side, they do make life much easier, but they also have become more prone to issues such as viruses and corrupted files. Of course I had to re-install my applications on C:, but everything is running right again. It does wipe every thing out on the C: drive to be like it was when new. Gateway Computers acquired eMachines Computers in 2004 and, in 2007, Gateway Computers was acquired by Acer. This option completely erases the C: partition and reinstalls factory-shipped files from the recovery partition. Give your Gateway Laptop or Gateway Desktop a performance boost with a fresh Windows Boot Disk.
All personal files will be deleted during the restore process. Vulcan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and journalism from the University of Minnesota. You can reinstall Windows Vista using the backup media the original Windows Vista media. They will tell you how to do that. A lot of useless searching much of it a Gateway and finally came up with that useful tip. This tip was not in my Gateway starter guide.
And if you are, why buy a new one when you can give your Gateway a fresh start. In the Gateway system recovery window, select Full factory recovery. In the System Recovery Options window, select Restart. Once your Gateway Restore Disk Set is purchased and checkout is completed, we go to work - preparing and shipping out your order the very next day except holidays. Create the recovery disk in Windows 7 Windows 7 users can create the set of recovery disks using the Gateway Recovery Management software.