This machine operates better than my desktop-now-server in every aspect — even over the MB Graphics card. Because I was not able to contact Norton, or at least I did not received any response, I was also not able to get my money back within 3 months. Be sure you leave it plugged in as the battery may not last through an entire DVD. It’s not the best machine in any category, but it offers a lot of machine for the money. But this is neither here nor there. All this time you spent sending parts back and forth was a waste, sorry to say it. I could not believe the ignorance.
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New Gateway AMD64 and Thin and Light Notebooks (pics, specs)
A very unintrusive virus program. I don’t play Agteway games, so I couldn’t tell you much about that aspect of it.
If the DVD plays in the computer then it’s correct, there is nothing wrong with it. Find all posts by ilcapo. Norton AntiVirus deleted System Thnaks a lot guys!
Then the laptop started to breakdown. The battery life is not going to be great, so be warned. I am going to take mine back in the morning and buy an HP that has the ability to not only be upgraded but also comes with MB ATI dedicated video memory on it. I called HP before I ever went back to get this machine and HP’s tech support told me that if I have an issues with drives when I install XP pro that they will be more than happy to help me find and install the right drivers.
No freakin way if you are looking to get it from Gateway. My big problem is 12 volt adapter. Other than that, the keyboard works great.
Just type the name in your browser’s search window and you’ll find them all. I then started getting more errors. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: However you forgot to mention how rude the majority of the support tech are. Send a private message to JMS All this time you spent sending parts back and forth was a waste, sorry to say it.
Drivers & Downloads
I wanted a laptop with a reasonable battery life, a nice graphics processor for playing games Halo, Doom III, World of Warcrafta DVD drive, and the ability to multitask with web-designing programs such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, and Illustrator simultaneously. They burned one disc while I was there and said there wasn’t anything wrong with it, but it wouldn’t play on any of their players in the store.
By the time I returned I was 2 days past my 14 days to return the unit.
I also noted that there are no CPU temp monitoring and fan control in the Bios. Proffitt Forum xudio March 30, Norton antivirus on a Gateway GX Hmmm I am think of buying onelooking for more reviews, user input, etc You want good tech support buy a Dell.
This is a for retail only system, one reason you will have problems finding it on Gateways site. I don’t think so.
The first thing I did when i saw the recovery partition was to Run Kill disk, then Format and reinstall Windows. Mobile AMD Athlon 64 2. It is a sad commentary when you call asking about drivers for their product the only answer you get is to put XP home back on the machine.
This does me NO good. You are aright about the level of support from that bunch and their intelligence level as well.
I bought an external hard drive device from Gateway to move all my photo files and music files.