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post #1311 of 2327
hey guys just set my brother up with the P-7805u and was wondering if anyone has thrown a different operating system on there with any luck, xp or win 7?
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post #1312 of 2327
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Xp and win 7 works great on it
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post #1313 of 2327
is there a guide out there to do so, I did some reading and found mixed results
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post #1314 of 2327
I tried Win7 and it was snappier for me
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post #1315 of 2327
I need the software for the webcam that came with my 7805u, I believe I deleted it when I first got the laptop. Any one know how I can get it again?
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post #1316 of 2327
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doesn't it show up on the gateway website? look under the 7811 and maybe other fx models as the software will be the same
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post #1317 of 2327
Has anyone applied new thermal paste to the CPU on this lappy? If so, were there improvements (how much)? Any thing else people have done requiring not much money, to boost performance or drop temps?
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post #1318 of 2327
I just had something weird happen on my 6860-FX. All the USB ports just stopped working. I've restarted several times and nothing helps. I went into system properties and checked the usb drivers and scanned for hardware changes and it can see my usb hub and usb mouse but nothing works. I haven't installed anything for weeks on it. It's just out of the blue.
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post #1319 of 2327
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Originally Posted by Folken View Post
I just had something weird happen on my 6860-FX. All the USB ports just stopped working. I've restarted several times and nothing helps. I went into system properties and checked the usb drivers and scanned for hardware changes and it can see my usb hub and usb mouse but nothing works. I haven't installed anything for weeks on it. It's just out of the blue.
Maybe a driver conflict? Try uninstalling your USB in device manager
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post #1320 of 2327
After several restarts it snapped out of it. I didn't end up doing anything to it. Really odd.
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