Since downgrading to Vista isn’t an option for someone who wants a fast and stable OS to run their hardware and programs, I was faced with the same issues as all of you when I reformatted and did a fresh install of WXPMCE on the stock gig HD that comes in this little bad boy. I had some blue screen issues with Vista and to date have not had 1 blue screen with XP. I played around with it a lot yesterday, but I came to the conclusion that Vista just isn’t solid enough for my needs yet though the eye candy is definitely cool! As of these days the wireless card in there will only work with Vista – and you know your choices by now. I reformatted that drive and reinstalled Win7, but it hung up alot. If you have problem with ATI Catalyst driver 7. Click Continue if necessary.
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Does it feel significantly faster? Ok people, I think I may have found it!!! I found a Marvell wireless driver on their website but gave me some problems re: Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.
But what a pain, this was about 6 hrs of work to step back in time to WinXP. I am controllet on one of these laptops for a friend. However, if that is not an option you work with what you have, they are small program installations anyway. Though I didn’t try “fixing” windows instalation or whatever.
XP Drivers for a Gateway w/Vista? – Microsoft: Windows XP Pro – Tek-Tips
I think you may not have looked in the right area – htt p: Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Since downgrading to Vista isn’t mzss option for someone who wants a fast and stable OS to run their hardware and programs, I was faced with the same issues as all of you when I reformatted and did a fresh cotroller of WXPMCE on the stock gig HD that comes in this little bad boy.
There’s an integrated media card reader that would be nice to get working, too The cohtroller pad’ works automaticly, as does the graphics card Anyway, I will keep trying. I wasn’t sure if I should start a new thread or not for my similiar dilemma. Hey man, I feel ya, i just typed a big letter in another forum, so forgive me for some cut and paste action to get the word out on this deelimma.
I called and complained to gateway, they dont care, I called marvell, they dont work with the end user. I wish those drivers came via some sort of driver file rather than an exe Finally got my data recovered from the drive. Find More Posts by bogyone.
Our forum is fontroller to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Just folow the instructions and the wireless start working, thanks lonebirch you you help: I can’t really deal with a lot of computer downtime right now I bought this laptop to replace a suddenly stoage one, so it’s my primary pcso I’m going to stick with Vista for the time being I managed to get all the drivers except for the Media Card Reader.
Tried Marvell as well and they gave me the same story First, it wouldn’t boot up telling I had no hard-drive I reformatted that drive and reinstalled Win7, but it hung up alot. So mt64451 can download and Save the driver then right click and try compatability mode as I posted the link above.
Mazs times are GMT So it might be the sound card Aguilera22 Created on April 7, Does anybody have ideas on how I could track these down, given the lack of drivers on the Gateway website? Does anyone have a lead for an XP driver for that? I used Google and couldn’t find any.
He evidenly knows it is Intel hardware which I did not know or find on the Gateway sight.