Friend did it before but like a dummy, I didn't write down what he did and he can't remember without being in front of the computer. This article has also been viewed 199,695 times. Be careful, as one of those programs may have been what was causing the problem! I only did what you said, but had to do it a different way. If you can boot into Windows 8 These instructions apply if you are able to boot into Windows 8. For example if you have a Spanish version of Windows.
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. First, sorry for punctuation and grammar. I'm not sure if that works with your recovery disk, however. Download and Install in any accessible computer. Vaio care will not automatically start the recovery, or let me make a set of recovery dvd's. Their software gave me no option to get to a command prompt, not with Shift f10 or anything. The recovery drive on the D volume of your computer contains the operating system files required to restore your computer to a factory-fresh state.
You can try a System Restore first, which will attempt to roll your laptop back to a time when it was functioning properly. I can't access the Recovery Manager. This task takes just minutes to get started. If not, consider downloading an alternative recovery disk for Gateway, if your computer is displaying boot errors. You want to copy this directory down for the following steps, as it contains the installer file for the Gateway Recovery Center.
It is running Windows 7 Home Pre. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum I am having Win 7 problem on my Acer net book. A recovery disk is also known as a restore disc, repair disc, boot disc or rescue disk. The factory reset process may take a while, and losing power in the middle can cause serious problems. If that doesn't work, you can use the Recovery Manager or a Windows installation disc to perform a factory reset of your Gateway. I am writing this on my phone holding my daughter rocking in a chair.
When I got home and started up the laptop it had a black screen I didnt have a chance to make the start up disc. Laptops have lots of specialized hardware, and as such require some special drivers to get the most out of everything. 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. Hopefully this helps someone at some point. Way 2: Recover Gateway Laptop password with Windows Password Recovery Disk Recovering Gateway Laptop password is easy if you had created a password Recovery disk before you forgot password. Okay, it did not work.
With a computer last week, computer had 8. This needs to be done before problems arise, or can be created from any other working computer running either Windows 7, 8, 8. I have attached a screenshot of what my recovery disk screen looks like when I first boot up. Some where with the grub loader or the bt5 installation my vaio recovery options stopped working. Do not have to fear. If that doesn't work, you can use the Recovery Manager or a Windows installation disc to perform a factory reset of your Gateway. See the next section for instructions on using one of these discs.
I also have Acer's recovery disc 2. Just wondering of the 2 which is the. Your computer will reboot into the Advanced Boot menu. Locate your recovery disc if possible. You will receive a message when Windows starts informing you that your system was successfully restored. If anyone reads this and knows what had to be done to get into the recovery console I would still be curious to know what the solution was.
When you do determine the correct key combo, please post back here, it will help others with the same question. I hate gateway their support was useless. If so, follow the instructions from Windows 7. Note: This option will install a recovery partition first, then restore the user partition. This will then take you to the advanced repair options for Windows 10. You will receive a message when Windows starts informing you that your system was successfully restored. Understand what the System Restore function does.