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Gateway laptop problem! HELP@!

post #1 of 8
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I have a friend with a gateway laptop model (P-6829h) and when he turns it on this is what happens.



and then right after that screen it shows




and me or him don't know the password. I've tried to install window 7 on it but it won't let me go to boot options (F10) when i press F10 it just does nothing... Please help thanks a ton guys =)
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post #2 of 8
download hiren's boot cd.

it has bios password cracking applications.

http://www.hirensbootcd.net/download.html
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post #3 of 8
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Wanna gimme some directions on how to work that thing, i dont wanna mess anything up.
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post #4 of 8
Very strange, I have a gateway laptop as well although it is from the M series. From my experiences, Gateway is cheap and unreliable. Try burrbit's solution though, it could work.
    
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post #5 of 8
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Well. i downloaded the CD thing and I'm wondering how I'm supposed to use it because I am locked out of the bios, how do i boot from the disk if I cant change boot options.
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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by Rawk View Post
Well. i downloaded the CD thing and I'm wondering how I'm supposed to use it because I am locked out of the bios, how do i boot from the disk if I cant change boot options.
try taking out the hard drive
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post #7 of 8
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Alright the problem was fixed . I contacted the original owner and apparently he set a password, not sure why.. seems useless to me. but thanks to whoever helped + rep.
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post #8 of 8
No problem bro, we're here to help!
    
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