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  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 1
    Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide T ABLE OF C ONTENTS Product Registration Important Information Computer Basics 2 3 4 ... Windows and your Software...Windows Welcome Center ...Internet Security Offer...Gateway Recovery Management...Your Computer's Documentation ...Playing Multimedia Files ...First ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 2
    ... visit our website at www.gateway.com/register. Choose your country and follow the simple instructions. After we receive your product registration, ...: ...Store this guide, the proof of purchase (e.g. receipt), and the warranty in a safe place. 2 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
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    ... contains up-to-date information, help, drivers and downloads. Gateway Support Make sure you write ... date and place of purchase and model name on the cover of this guide. Also, save your proof of ... these items to hand when contacting us will ensure better and quicker service. Important Information - ...
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    ... damage your computer. If a replacement is required, use only parts certified for use with your ... service your computer yourself, as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage ...other risks. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. 4 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 5
    ...: Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, since improper adjustment of other ... dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that may result in a fire or electric shock...., arms, neck, shoulders, legs and back may be associated with, or aggravated by certain repetitive ...
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    ... The functions of the keys depend on the program you are using. The keyboard displayed in this guide is just an example. The layout of your keyboard may vary slightly. ... top and press Ctrl+Alt for characters on the right. 2. Backspace: Used to go back one space and delete the last key pressed. 3. Del...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 7
    ... a double-click. Optional Touchpad features 3 1 2 If your computer supports Multi-gesture, the touchpad can recognise certain movement patterns across ... you to control applications with a few simple gestures. Please see Gateway InfoCentre for more information. Your computer may feature a Touchpad...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 8
    ..., Play, Stop, Rewind, Fast forward, Skip back, Pause, Skip forward). 4. Open Record TV 5. ...s Drives The drives described below are commonly used on Gateway computers. However, this does not mean that ... SD/SDHC Card, xD-Picture Card™ or MS (Memory Stick®). 8 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 9
    ... of the device). 3. Wait until a Safe to Remove Hardware message is displayed. 4. Remove the card. 1 2 Optical Drives An optical drive is able to read ... ✓ If the tray does not eject, you may try to open it manually: computer to stop responding. Should this happen, restart your computer by using ...
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    ... unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. lens is dirty, the optical drive may ... and recharge the battery pack at the same time. Warning: Do not cover or place ... Panel > System and Security > Power Options. 10 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 11
    ... temperatures can affect the performance of your battery. It's best to use and charge .... ✓ There is a danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent ... types described below are commonly used on Gateway computers. However, this does not mean ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 12
    ...-Out port allows you to connect a compatible display device (such as a high-definition television) ... computer to the the supplied AC adapter. The computer requires a Gateway-certified adapter. Other Features Remote ... can access and modify your accounts at any 12 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 13
    ... little power as possible (there may be a small power drain to charge batteries), however your computer will take longer to start. 2 1 ... Task Manager. This utility provides information about your system's performance and displays details about programs and processes running on your computer. To ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 14
    ... Because your computing needs may evolve, Gateway is here to help you choose the right accessories... old equipment? Don't just throw it out! Gateway encourages you to recycle! Most computer equipment... Environment on page 53 to learn more about product disposal. 14 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 15
    I NTERNET AND S OFTWARE USING WINDOWS AND YOUR SOFTWARE Gateway computers include software to help you use your computer; the... CD or DVD. An installation wizard will start automatically and all you have to do is follow the instructions on the screen. Windows Welcome Center The first time you turn on...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 16
    ... recovery discs If your computer experiences problems that are not recoverable by other methods, you may ... system and factory-loaded software and drivers. To reinstall using discs, you must ... process, you will be guided by on-screen instructions. Please read them carefully! > All Programs > Gateway, ...
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    ... such as 'Windows Recovery Disc 1 of 2' or 'Apps/Drivers Recovery disc'. 5. If multiple discs ... you the help you need directly on your screen. You need to update this electronic user's.... To open InfoCentre, double-click on the User's Guide (Gateway InfoCentre) icon on the desktop or click ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 18
    ..., drivers and downloads. Software Documentation Most of the applications preinstalled on your computer by Gateway ... and DVDs, or access content from online services. To start the media program installed on your... may then configure additional options as needed. 18 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 19
    Note: If you have an Internet connection, the Guide (Electronic Program Guide) allows you to view a list of... an audio CD or a DVD movie, Windows will automatically display a dialogue box and ask you to choose .... Please also see Windows Help and Support for more information. Internet and Software - 19
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 20
    .... Choose an 'Internet Service Provider' Using the Internet has become a natural part of daily ...steps you should first select an Internet Service Provider (ISP), which supplies the connection ... or to check reviews and consumer reports. The ISP you select will provide instructions on how to connect...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 21
    ... speed DSL internet connection. The ISP (Internet Service Provider) you have chosen normally supplies a modem/router with the subscription to their services. Read carefully the documentation supplied with your Access point/router for detailed setup instructions. Network Cable (RJ45) A network cable ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 22
    ...Windows allows you to share a single Internet connection with multiple computers. Built-in support for IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs (WLANs) allows you to create ...they may be dangerous to the operation of the aircraft, disrupt communications, and even be illegal. 22 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 23
    ...window. 3. Address bar: Type in an Internet address (e.g. www.gateway.com) and press the Enter key on your .... Use the dropdown list to choose a provider. 5. Back and Forward buttons: Navigate through ...site. Google Desktop (optional) Google Desktop™ is a free pre-installed application that allows you...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 24
    manually organise your files. Google Desktop also helps you gather new information... started why not visit our website, www.gateway.com. Gateway is dedicated to provide you with on-going personalised... visit us regularly for the latest information and downloads! 24 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 25
    ... use the programs below and regularly perform the actions described in this guide. Maintenance Recommended maintenance tasks There are several tasks ...Disk Cleanup Wizard helps free up space on your disk drive. It searches your drive and displays unused files, such as temporary Internet files, files ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 26
    ... The Hard Disk Properties window displays the amount of used space and free space on your hard disk... hard disk drive icon. The information will automatically appear. Free some Space on your Hard Disk Drive 1....on Start programs and finally select System Tools. 26 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 27
    ... 1. Press the Alt+F10 key upon start-up when the Gateway logo appears. This will open the Recovery Program. 2. Select Windows ... default Windows saves snapshots of itself when major changes are made to the Operating System (e.g. driver installations or specific software). This is useful when a driver ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 28
    ... regularly scheduled times or before certain programs or drivers are installed. This option allows you to create your...has to offer. In order for you to be safe online, Gateway has pre-installed Symantec's award-... and Internet worms, protects against hackers. 28 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 29
    ...using up resources or clogging up a network. Note: Gateway guarantees that your computer was 100% virus free at the time of purchase and does not cover damages due to viruses. What is Spyware? Spyware refers ... display targeted pop-up ads on your screen. However, some kinds of spyware go beyond ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 30
    ... Internet Security™ is pre-installed on your Gateway system. It includes a free trial subscription to protection ... online. To take advantage of many online services, you will inevitably have to provide personal ... web browser (usually the right-hand corner). 30 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
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    ...not directly pay for the software or service with money, the free software or service you asked for may ...software ("adware") that tracks your behavior and displays unwanted advertisements. You may have ...tip-off that something has gone wrong is by reviewing the monthly statements provided by your bank ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 32
    ...programs attempt to change important Windows settings. Note: Windows Defender works with your Windows Update settings to automatically install the latest definitions. 32 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 33
    ... However, do not blame every computer problem on a virus! If you suspect your computer... Assistance makes it possible to diagnose and repair problems with a computer without personally visiting it. You can...Upon launching Remote Assistance, you will see a screen giving you the choice of either inviting ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 34
    ... Contact Centre, please read the following. This troubleshooting guide will help you diagnose and ... to solve other computer issues. Top Troubleshooting Cases Have a look at the 'symptoms' described.... Nothing displays on the screen (page 34) The screen freezes when the Gateway logo displays (page...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 35
    ... active. 1. Press a key to reactivate the display. 2. If you wish to change the screen saver properties: ... least ten seconds. 2. Then release it, put the battery back, connect the power cable again ... or remove additional devices: A faulty device or battery can prevent the system from starting in some ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 36
    ... restart. Try to start your computer with a different boot device. Press F12 when starting your ... read Removing additional external devices, Removing the battery and Removing additional internal hardware ...use basic files and drivers. 1. Switch your computer on. 2. When the Gateway logo appears, press ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 37
    ...Removing the battery and Removing additional internal hardware on page 35. The Windows desktop displays,... in Internet browser or email program? Most problems affecting Internet applications, and potentially ... in front of a device name, going back to a previous version of that driver may help: 1. Right...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 38
    Go back to previous restore point with System Restore. System Restore monitors the changes ... your computer, you may check the Gateway Support Website on www.gateway.com for downloads as well. Is your ...Lock key is not activated, the keypad either functions as a 38 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 39
    ... lines scrolling down the screen, flickering images or wavy displays. a. Interference from other appliances ... may cause irregular images on your screen. b. Switch your computer off and restart it. This should automatically adjust your display. Note: The magnitude of interference, noise or distortion ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 40
    ... digital audio over an HDMI cable). e. To display more volume controls, click on the device ... performed your online subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP), it is recommended that you restart ... check the access conditions to their Internet server. 40 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 41
    ... line. c. Click on OK. d. Change the View by: option back to Category when you have finished. 7. You have... port. 2. The telephone line may already be in use. Free the telephone line before you dial a... modem and refer to manufacturer's documentation. If the problem persists and the connection has been ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 42
    ... the installation instructions provided with the printer. My printer does not work The guidelines below cover the most common types of problems encountered with printers. Please read ... your printer's manual for information about resolving error messages. 42 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 43
    ... your printer. See your printer's manual for information about installing the printer in Windows. Adding ...support, please contact the manufacturer's hotline. Gateway cannot be held responsible for any damage caused ... or DVDs start automatically and display an installation screen. If the disc does not...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 44
    ... your computer when asked to do so by a qualified Gateway technician. Before purchasing a new hardware device... new hardware, you should check the supplied manual first. If you are still having difficulties...Recovering your system section on page 45 for details. 44 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 45
    ... system from significant hardware and software problems. For instructions, see “Creating recovery discsମ. pre-installed on your computer, follow the instructions provided with the device. To recover your pre-... tab, then click Reinstall applications/drivers. The Gateway Application Recovery main menu...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 46
    ... restore points. In most cases of hard-to-resolve software problems, you can return to one of these restore points..., click Start, then click Help and Support. Type windows system restore in the Search Help ... take several minutes, and may restart your computer. 46 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 47
    ...been completely re-formatted or you have installed a replacement hard drive, see "Recovering from your recovery ...Windows and all pre-installed software and drivers: > All Programs > Gateway, then click on ... During startup, press F12 to open the boot menu. The boot menu is where you can select which ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 48
    ... Caution: Wireless devices are not user-serviceable. Do not modify them in any ... to use it. Contact Gateway for service. Caution: The transmitting device embedded in this notebook may not ... requested, this information must be provided to the telephone company. 48 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 49
    ... 68compliant. See installation instructions for details. The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) is used to determine.... Caution: Wireless devices are not user-serviceable. Do not modify them in any... to use it. Contact Gateway for service. Caution: The transmitting device embedded in this notebook may not...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 50
    ... computers equipped with wireless controllers and wired modems: Hereby, Gateway, declares that the wireless devices provided with this computer include a low ... performance RLAN, harmonized EN covering essential requirements of article 3.2 of R&TTE directive. 50 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 51
    ... Kingdom. MODIFICATIONS TO THE PRODUCT CE Marking Gateway cannot be held responsible for unauthorised modifications ... or disable the ground contact on the power cord. Replace the power cord if it gets damaged. ..., 10 amp minimum. The plug must display an international agency approval marking. The cord ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 52
    ... only (cat ≥ 5). During product certification, Gateway used the following cable quality: ­ USB2.0... REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT Before removing the chassis cover to service or modify the equipment, you ...20 th 1998. COMPLIANT WITH RUSSIAN REGULATORY CERTIFICATION 52 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 53
    ...all our products. Thus, all plastic parts heavier than 25 grams used ... to be easily dismantled, with screws being replaced by clips. ENERGY STAR® PARTNERSHIP Gateway is an official partner ... if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. Mercury ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 54
    ... or home computer. 2. Copyright The SOFTWARE is owned by Gateway or its suppliers and is protected by United States ...You may not reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the SOFTWARE. Any transfer of the SOFTWARE must... Rd., Hsichih, Taipei Hsien 221, Taiwan. 54 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 55
    ..., 53 Battery disposal...11, 53 Battery life ...10 Replacing batteries ...11 BIOS ...36 Blu-ray...Firewall ...29, 32 Internet Explorer ...23 Internet Service Provider (ISP) ...20 D Device Manager ...37 ......41 Disk Cleanup ...25 Disk Defragmenter ...25 Display ...39 Download ...19 Drives...8 Memory card ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 56
    ... T Task Manager ...38 Touchpad ...6, 38, 39 Troubleshooting Display...39 Internet ...40 Keyboard ...38... ...25 Safe mode...36 Safety precautions ...4 Screen saver...35 Security Antivirus...29 Updates......Windows Media Player...18 Windows Remote Assistance ...33 56 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide



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