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Glad you think its funny. Laptops by Dan Ackerman Dec 19, Debuting just ahead of CESthe updated two-in-one gets a premium redesign and improved pen functionality. A set of 6 blank CD’s are included so that you can burn the recovery discs yourself. Yup, Does it have great tech support: 7422ggx was completely disturbed this.
The machine itself plus the power supply and any extra batteries you may want to haul around will cause you a lot of pain in a shoulder bag. 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.
I also noted that there are no CPU temp monitoring and fan control in the Bios.
The first thing I did when i saw the recovery partition was to Run Kill disk, then Format and reinstall Windows.
Then the laptop started to breakdown. I am not sure about the recovery process or backup recovery disk. Quite an expensive way to make a rock garden.
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Infact, if I was on the other end of the phone gatrway you had the attitude you’ve been displaying on these forums I would have said “Kiss my It can be upgraded easily to a faster drive, but faster rotation zound equals even less battery life.
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Only after bootup does it run at it’s normal speed. When burning DVDs you have to use the Roxio software is that still included, I have the emachines M which is the same machine and has Roxio to eject the disc. After using help desk resources, I returned it. CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.
I was beyond angry that I had missed out on this deal, and I continuously checked BestBuy.
Gateway 7422GX – 15.4″ – Mobile Athlon 64 3400+ – 1 GB RAM – 80 GB HDD
The machine is not able to be updated. Hope this helps in your decision process.
Everything else is excellent, in my opinion. I too brought this same machine it is excellent. At one point in time one of the techs I was talking to informed that she could not help me unless XP home was put back on the computer and that she had other customers calling and she needed to talk to them, Guess I am not a customer, f I wasn’t before I really am not one now.
You are posting a reply to: Not only that but how the factory configured the OS is awful, it makes the system seem slow during bootup. I had called up about the recovery discs, and I explained to the tech that I deleted the partition and formatted the drive.
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Should i do any backup for the software and I am not sure about it and I need to do because i have not done yet one i did not understand sounr you are getting from Gateway for 20 dollars. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.
This is a powerful machine and will suck the battery down quickly. The Fn key is located in the farthest left corner where the Control key should be, and the control key is sonud key to the right of it see image above.
Overall, like i mentioned above it’s a great deal. Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooksgaming laptops, Netbooksand laptops accessories and much more.