To reset to factory settings, Gateway Computers can be of great help for Windows based computers. I do have a bootable recovery disc repair disc, and four recovery discs. After ~5 years they will no longer have a copy, and then you need to purchase a new computer, or else buy yourself your own disc copy of Windows to replace it with. On the System Recovery Options menu, click Startup Repair. This option completely erases the C: partition and reinstalls factory-shipped files from the recovery partition. It can't hurt to try any of these. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Aug 22, 2018 1 Jun 14, 2018 1 Mar 9, 2018 3 Dec 10, 2017 1 Oct 4, 2017 2 Mar 11, 2016 1 Feb 17, 2016 1 Nov 21, 2015 1 Aug 11, 2015 1 Jun 11, 2015 5 May 15, 2015 1 Jan 25, 2015 0 Dec 23, 2014 3 Dec 1, 2014 1 Nov 1, 2014 1 May 24, 2014 2 May 16, 2014 1 Jan 13, 2013 2 Aug 10, 2012 1 Feb 23, 2012.
In the System Restore dialog box, click Choose a different restore point, and then click Next. This process will take several minutes. I need to do a factory restore but don't know the command from boot up. Your Windows 7 Gateway computer will likely run faster as a result of deleting old and unnecessary files. I am sure most of my problem is that I've done something wrong.
I am not sure if this will work for everyone but it's worth a shot: Go to: Start Gateway Gateway Restoration Management. It says there are problems but they are not automatically repairable. Hello I have a windows 7 hp touchsmart that is stuck on systrm repair. If it was a software issue then you would typically get a boot loop where it randomly reboots during startup, or the system would simply hang. Even the smallest visual flaw can make a system not work properly. The Desktop did not come with a Windows 7 disc. I hope someone can help me with this issue.
Upon doing that it still would not reboot. It sounds like some professional help is needed if you need to save any data on the drive or you could possibly just do fresh format and install. I used the Advanced Recovery Method that was pre-installed to ''Return your. I can't remember how to factory restore our Gateway computer. I'd like to just restore the computer--any ideas on how to reset the hard drive factory default or to get around this error? In the Review your time and date settings screen, enter the appropriate information and then click Next. If I hit the restor your computer it asks for an system image. That should also open up the Gateway Recovery Management and you'd continue as above.
And you will see the following options after your laptop restart. Just be aware that a full format can take quite some time depending on the size of the drive. I tried shutting off and tapping F8 but still nothing changes. Restoring the computer to its factory settings is to put the system back to the settings which it had when it came out from the factory. This let me change the active partition. For a normal user, people will find it hard to keep their Gateway laptop safe when factory reset.
If I try the recovorey management option, It starts to install or repair. So I tried the recover the factory settings. Thanks, thx1138v2 I would be happy to try the full format or fresh format as you suggest before contacting a professional. Fortunately, most problems are simple to fix with a factory reset. General Discussion I just got a hp laptop running windows 7 and had to do a system restore due to a problem with an Office download. Backup and Restore Last night i closed my laptop without shutting it down. Because the reboot would not open Win 7.
I suppose one could also try using Google to find instructions by including the specific Gateway model number in the search query. Keep reading on, we'd like to show you how to factory restore a Gateway computer to default settings. Be sure that you have your data files backed up before performing this option. On the System Recovery Options menu, click Startup Repair. This tip was not in my Gateway starter guide. Last night I was able to get checkdisk to run through windows with restart.
Select a 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. The computer does have an slightly unusual sound like running your car in first gear too high for about 6 months, so maybe that is the issue. If using checkdisk or scandisk and find errors of any kind then it is time for a new drive. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, select the appropriate keyboard layout, and then click Next.