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  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 1
    ...18 20 Using Windows and your Software...Windows Welcome Center ...Internet Security Offer...Gateway Recovery Management...Your Computer's Documentation ...Playing ...47 Regulatory Information Environment Software License Index 48 53 54 55 Copyright ©2009. All Rights Reserved...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 2
    ... and participate in customer surveys • The latest news from Gateway Hurry and register, as other advantages ... experience. Another Option Another way to register your Gateway product is to visit our website at www.gateway.com/register. Choose your country and follow the simple instructions. After we...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 3
    ... steps included in the Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide did not help fix it, you can run the Gateway Recovery Management program. This will... Check out the Support section; it contains up-to-date information, help, drivers and downloads. Gateway Support Make sure you write down your computer serial...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 4
    ... liquid on your computer, switch it off immediately, unplug the AC adapter, remove the battery and make sure it is completely dry before switching it on ... may expose you to dangerous voltage or 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
    ...in front of you for increased safety and comfort. Ensure that your keyboard and touchpad are at a comfortable height. The screen should be about 45-70 cm (18... straight and your hands and wrists floating above the keyboard. If you experience periods of pain, tingling, numbness ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 6
    ... KNOW YOUR COMPUTER Control Devices (Keyboard/Touchpad) Keyboard The keyboard is used to enter text ... depend on the program you are using. The keyboard displayed in this guide is just an example. The layout of your ... weight, certain computers use compact keyboards that do not provide a numeric keypad....
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 7
    ... with a few simple gestures. Please see Gateway InfoCentre for more information. Your computer ... to avoid unwanted cursor movements when using the keyboard. This is most useful if you have ... Apart from the volume controls on your computer, keyboard (with an Fn-key combination), or speakers (depending ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 8
    ...12 Your Computer's Drives The drives described below are commonly used on Gateway computers. However, this does not mean that they are .... To view documentation specific to the model you have purchased, please check Gateway InfoCentre. Memory Card Reader Memory cards are used in a wide selection of ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 9
    Removing a card from an External Card Reader 1. Click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the Notification Area (next to the clock). 2. Click on Eject SD Card (or the name of the device). 3. Wait until a Safe ... eject, you may try to open it manually: computer to stop responding. Should this happen,...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 10
    ...use your computer, connect the AC power adapter and charge the battery completely. Check InfoCentre to ... can do to extend the life of the computer's main battery. Turning down the screen brightness extends ... Control Panel > System and Security > Power Options. 10 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 11
    ... that you contact a qualified technician who may replace this battery. Battery Precautions and Disposal ... types described below are commonly used on Gateway computers. However, this does not mean ... many peripheral devices to your computer (for example: keyboard, printer, scanner). IEEE 1394 (FireWire)...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 12
    ... Lets you attach the computer to the the supplied AC adapter. The computer requires a Gateway-certified adapter. Other Features Remote ... every time you turn on the computer, you can set up accounts for each user. You 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
    time by clicking on Start > Control Panel > User Accounts and Family Safety. To learn more about ... account management, please see the section User Account Control on page 33. Turning your Computer OFF ... (there may be a small power drain to charge batteries), however your computer will take longer to ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 14
    ... about personalising your computer, click on Start > Help and Support. Upgrading your Computer Gateway strives to make your computing experience as easy and ... sell used computers. Please refer to 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...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 your computer, the Welcome ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 16
    ...set of recovery discs beforehand. Throughout the process, you will be guided by on-screen instructions. Please read them carefully! > All Programs > Gateway, then click on Gateway Recovery Management. Gateway 1. Click on Start Recovery Management opens. 2. To create ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 17
    ...giving you the help you need directly on your screen. You need to update this electronic user's guide... User's Guide (Gateway InfoCentre) icon on the desktop or click on Start > All Programs > Gateway > Gateway InfoCentre. Select a category To update the contents of the User's Guide (you will ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 18
    ... computer! You should also make regular visits to www.gateway.com and check out the Support section: it contains up-to-date information, help, .... Software Documentation Most of the applications preinstalled on your computer by Gateway feature a documentation file. Note: If you need ...
  • 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... contains files (such as a DVD, USB key or memory card), Windows will display a dialogue box and ask you.... 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 ... while away from home. The socket for a SIM card may be built in to your computer, or may ... any additional charges will be incurred, especially roaming charges. 20 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 21
    ...Wireless LAN systems allow you and other users of your home network to share access to ...with your Access point/router for detailed setup instructions. Network Cable (RJ45) A network cable (also... button or controls in Windows allow you to activate or disactivate the adapter. Internet and Software - 21
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 22
    ... is prohibited. Switch off all devices before boarding an aircraft; 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
    ... Tour. You may also press F1 on your keyboard. 2. Reduce, maximize or close the window. 3. Address bar: Type in an Internet address (e.g. www.gateway.com) and press the Enter key on your keyboard, this will take you directly to the address you typed. 4. ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 24
    ... Gateway Website To get you started why not visit our website, www.gateway.com. Gateway is dedicated to provide you with on-going personalised support. Check out our Support section to get help tailored to your needs. www.gateway.com is your gateway to a world of online...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 25
    ... below and regularly perform the actions described in this guide. Maintenance Recommended maintenance tasks There are .... If you tick Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors, your computer will carry out ... Cleanup The Disk Cleanup Wizard helps free up space on your disk drive. It searches your ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 26
    ... only the items you want to delete. Items deleted from external devices, such as memory cards, do not go to the Recycle Bin, they are permanently deleted. 2. Uninstall ... access the list of System Tools, click 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
    ...System Restore. If you cannot access the Windows desktop: 1. Press the Alt+F10 key upon start-up when the Gateway logo appears. This will open the Recovery Program. 2. Select Windows System Restore and click on Next. Your computer will automatically restart...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 28
    ...to explore everything the Internet has to offer. In order for you to be safe online, Gateway has pre-installed Symantec's award-winning Norton Internet Security on...detects and eliminates spyware, removes viruses and Internet worms, protects against hackers. 28 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 29
    ... your computer in various ways, 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 ... your web-surfing habits and display targeted pop-up ads on your screen. However, some kinds of spyware go ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 30
    ... keeping them all up-to-date. A complete version of Norton Internet Security™ is pre-installed on your Gateway system. It includes a free trial subscription to protection updates... bottom of your web browser (usually the right-hand corner). 30 - Quick Start & Troubleshooting Guide
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 31
    ... fortunes, and contests that you've surprisingly won without entering are the enticing hooks used by ...or even better, simply ignore it. Review bank and credit card statements regularly. The impact of... and credit card companies for anything out of the ordinary. Additionally, many banks and services use...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 32
    ... use a Firewall it is in a 'Learning mode', you may see pop-up windows alerting you that certain programs you know and trust wish to access .... 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
    ... can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. User Accounts will ask you for permission or an administrator password before... on Start Accounts. Note: You may turn off the User Account Control Messages (not recommended) in the User Account Control settings window. Internet Explorer Security...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 34
    ... the following. This troubleshooting guide will help you diagnose and solve some common problems. Please note that the solutions proposed ... of your computer and prevent problems in the future. Nothing displays on the screen (page 34) The screen freezes when the Gateway logo displays (page 36) The ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 35
    ... it, put the battery back, connect the power cable again and press the power button to turn on your computer. Check your battery: 1. Check that the battery is correctly inserted. 2. Check that the battery is sufficiently charged. 3. Connect the AC adapter and attempt to start your ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 36
    ...if you are an advanced user, or if you are asked to do so by a qualified Gateway technician....your computer on. 2. When the Gateway logo appears, press F8 to access the advanced start-up options....Switch your computer on. 2. When the Gateway logo appears, press F8 on your keyboard to access the advanced...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 37
    ...read Removing additional external devices, Removing the battery and Removing additional internal hardware ... it automatically and copies the appropriate files (drivers) to your computer to make it work. This process... name, going back to a previous version of that driver may help: 1. Right-click on your...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 38
    ...supplied with your computer, you may check the Gateway Support Website on www.gateway.com for downloads as well. Is your computer up-to-date? Malicious programs...the Alt+F10 key upon start-up when the Gateway logo appears to start the Recovery Program. Miscellaneous Troubleshooting Keyboard ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 39
    ... on or off to avoid unwanted cursor movements when using the keyboard. Check that this featuree is not active. 2. The controller properties may not be ... too low. Adjust the volume controls (either on your speakers, keyboard (with an Fn key combination) or on the computer). 2. The Windows main volume ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 40
    ...details. Please wait 30 minutes before you try to connect to their services again. 2. You entered an incorrect user name and/or password. a. Check your user ...ISP server is unavailable. Contact your ISP and 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
    ... modem and refer to manufacturer's documentation. If the problem persists and the connection has been ... You are not connected. a. Look at the lower right part of the Notification Area. b. If you cannot see ... right click on the Task Bar at the bottom of your screen and choose Properties. Helpdesk - 41
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 42
    ... the most common types of problems encountered with printers. Please read your printer's manual for specific ... See your printer's user's guide for information about clearing paper jams. See 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
    ... or hardware, please check the supplied documentation as well as the manufacturer's website. For support, please contact the manufacturer's hotline. Gateway cannot be held responsible for any damage caused by adding hardware or software. Software Before...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 44
    Hardware Caution: Gateway strongly recommends that you never change your computer's hardware configuration... your computer when asked to do so by a qualified Gateway technician. Before purchasing a new hardware device...you have problems installing your new hardware, you should check the supplied manual ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 45
    ... troubleshooting steps (page 34) did not help fix your problem, you can run the Gateway Recovery Management program. This will ... driver and application recovery disc, insert it into the disc drive, then go to Step 3 after the Gateway Application Recovery main menu opens. 2. Click on the ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 46
    3. Click on Contents. A list of software and device drivers opens. 4. Click on the install icon for the item you want to install, then follow the on-screen...the restore point you specified. This process may 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
    ...and drivers: > All Programs > Gateway, then click on Gateway Recovery Management. Gateway 1. Click on Start Recovery ... process may take a while, but a Gateway Recovery Management screen shows you its progress. ... then press Alt+F10 during startup. Gateway Recovery Management opens. 2. Click on Restore ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 48
    ... to a wireless device will void the authorization to use it. Contact Gateway for service. Caution: The transmitting device embedded in this notebook .... For additional information regarding this product warning, go to www.gateway.com/ prop65. MERCURY WARNING THE LAMP IN THIS DISPLAY CONTAINS MERCURY. ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 49
    ... in Canada if an Industry Canada ID number is on the system label. Caution: Wireless devices are not user-serviceable. Do not modify them in any ... to a wireless device will void the authorization to use it. Contact Gateway for service. Caution: The transmitting device embedded in this ...
  • 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
    ...Sweden and United Kingdom. MODIFICATIONS TO THE PRODUCT CE Marking Gateway cannot be held responsible for unauthorised modifications made by the user and the consequences ... power supply. The power supply has no user-replaceable parts. Inside the power supply are hazardous voltages that ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 52
    ... round clip to each cable connecting your Gateway computer to a hardware device that has not ...cables only (cat ≥ 5). During product certification, Gateway used the following cable quality: ­ USB2.0...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
    ... to be easily dismantled, with screws being replaced by clips. ENERGY STAR® PARTNERSHIP Gateway is an official partner... concern all Gateway products and also all accessories, such as keyboard, mouse... at www.eiae.org. for lamp-specific disposal information, check www.lamprecycle.org. Environment - 53...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 54
    ... preinstalled on your Gateway computer. They are ready to use or to set up. However, some ... to use one copy of the specified version of the Gateway SOFTWARE identified above (which may ... or home computer. 2. Copyright The SOFTWARE is owned by Gateway or its suppliers and is protected by United States ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 55
    I ND EX A AC Adapter ...10, 12 Aerial ...12 Audio CDs ...18,...Audio ports...12 Autoplay...19 Environment ...53 Epilepsy warning ...5 Error checking...25 ...External hardware devices ...44 B Backups...14 Batteries...10, 53 Battery disposal...11, 53 Battery life ...10 Replacing batteries ...11 BIOS ...36 ...
  • Gateway NV-54 | Gateway Quick Start Guide for Windows 7 - Page 56
    ... Task Manager ...38 Touchpad ...6, 38, 39 Troubleshooting Display...39 Internet ...40 Keyboard ...38 Printer ...42 Sound...39 Top cases...34 Touchpad... R Recovery System Restore ...27 Regulatory Information ...48, 53 Remote control...8 Receiver ...12 Removable media devices ...9...



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