Consult the device's manual for more information on its pairing code. No, the computer won't boot up even if I don't press F2. These are two of the most common pairing codes used by Bluetooth devices. The restore process can take up to an hour to complete. The restore process may take several minutes to complete. You may need to press the keys a couple times in order for them to register. I tried what you suggested and removed the hard drive did not put it back in and then tried to start it up but the same thing happened.
I've taken out the battery, drained the charge, and put it back in and turned it back on and still nothing. Your computer will reboot into the Advanced Boot menu. I also left extra slack and added some extra insulation in the hinge area. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. While looking at the motherboard with the battery and power adapter connected I short circuited the board and what do you know it booted up Hi there, I'm new here to and posted a problem with my sons laptop a short while ago but got to read your posting.
If the computer turns on, turn off the computer and remove the battery. 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. Press the power button and hold it for at least 15 seconds. First, extend the laptop screen as far back as it will go. Is there anything else I can try? This process will roll your system settings, programs, and drivers back to a previous date. Disconnect the power adapter from the notebook. They then told me to hold down the power button for 30 seconds.
Thanks for helping me by the way. I took out the battery and plugged in my computer to the power supply, and the computer worked just fine. Could the power problem be in the motherbroad I have a Gateway mt6451 also and I have checked the ac adapter and the power jack both tested out fine at 19v. If your computer is a desktop, please make sure the wall socket you are using is grounded. Disconnect all external devices you have, including the keyboard and the mouse. After a few seconds i make a really loud beeping sound.
I am having the same problem you were. Make sure it's plugged in before continuing. In order to use a recovery disc or install Windows from the disc, you'll need to set your computer to boot from the disc drive before the hard drive. Be careful, as one of those programs may have been what was causing the problem! If it does not repeat steps 3 and 4 a couple of times. If you don't have a recovery disc for your laptop, you can use a Windows installation disc to wipe and restore your laptop. I would press the power button and only one of the led lights comes on and the screen does not turn on. So I unplugged the laptop, plugged it into another outlet.
Locate your recovery disc if possible. Please make sure the wall socket you are using is grounded. It's recommended that you try this first, as you won't lose any of your data. This is how the system could automatically hibernate when the screen was closed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. See the next section for instructions on using one of these discs.
I found this the other day: but it didn't seem helpful so I didn't mention it but you might want to take a look. This is typically the case if you're using a Windows 8 computer, as it often boots too fast for you to access the menu. Since I mainly use this as a desktop and batteries for this unit are expensive and have a short use time even when new, I elected to leave the battery out. Leave it alone for a while. In some situations this can be caused by an external device or an electrical problem.
If that doesn't work, you can use the Recovery Manager or a Windows installation disc to perform a factory reset of your Gateway. My laptop screen pulls back to about 135 degrees. This morning, when I tried to turn it on, it wouldn't turn on. Press a key when prompted. It will allow you to try to restore your system to a time when it was working properly.
I can't tell from what you said if that's what you did. There is a 2 wire lead connected from the motherboard to the switch board, it either gets pulled out from the switch board from the hinge on the lid or it gets worn through from the hinge. Since it appears that the motherboard is bad they advised me that all Gateway parts can be ordered from their Gateway parts supplier. The conputer will not trun on like it has no power, However the power light came on for one second with pushing the power on button. Tips Different devices require you to confirm pairing requests in different ways.