Frequently Asked Questions
What size AC adapter should be used with Gateway notebooks and the port replicator?
How do I conserve battery power on my notebook?
How do I connect the AC adapter to my notebook?
How do I remove or replace the main battery in this notebook?
How do I charge the battery on this notebook?
How do I recalibrate the battery on this notebook?
How do I enter the BIOS Setup Utility on a notebook computer?
How do I access the Boot Menu options on this notebook?
What is the current BIOS version for this notebook?
What is Bluetooth?
How do I turn this notebook's Bluetooth on and off?
How do I tell if my Bluetooth device is enabled?
How do I remove the Bluetooth software?
What is a piconet?
What is a scatternet?
What is a master unit?
What is a slave unit?
How can I determine if a Bluetooth device in the computer is working properly in Windows XP?
What are some basic troubleshooting steps for Bluetooth?
How do I install a Bluetooth device in Windows XP?
What information is located on the Bluetooth Configuration tabs?
How do I connect and disconnect the optional port replicator for this notebook?
Which docking solutions are compatible with which notebook computers?
How do I change the modular drive in this notebook?
Why are some USB floppy drives not recognized during an installation of Windows?
Where is the user guide for my notebook located?
Why is my notebook computer so warm?
How do I replace the hard drive in this notebook?
How do I use the System Keys on this notebook?
How do I determine my notebook's installed memory?
How do I add or replace a memory module in this notebook?
Are DDR and DDR2 SODIMM memory modules compatible?
Memory Card Reader
What do the media types for a memory card reader look like?
How do I use the memory card reader on my notebook?
What steps can I try if my modem does not dial or does not connect?
How do I physically connect the the dial-up modem to my Gateway notebook?
How do I physically connect to a cable or DSL modem or to an Ethernet network?
What do the network connection lights mean?
How do I use a PC Card in my notebook?
How do I change advanced power management settings on my notebook using Windows XP?
How do I activate and use hibernate mode on my notebook using Windows XP?
How do I change alarm options on my notebook using Windows XP?
How do I use Standby on my notebook using Windows XP?
How do I customize the power settings on my notebook using Windows XP?
Why does my notebook seem slower when using the battery as the power source?
How do I determine my notebook's processor speed?
What is a Core Duo processor?
How can I put a lock on my notebook computer?
Where is the Microsoft Certificate of Authenticity (COA) label with the product key code for the operating system located on my notebook?
Can I upgrade the operating system software on my notebook?
How do I change the touchpad settings on this notebook?
How do I turn the touchpad or pointing device on or off?
How do I clean the notebook's screen?
How can I tell if my LCD panel is cracked or has a sunspot?
How can I view this notebook's display on a television?
How can I view this notebook's display on an external monitor or projector?
Why is there no video when playing a DVD on an ATI video equipped notebook when connected to an external device such as a monitor or projector but the desktop is displayed on both?
Why does the video appear to be operating differently when I am using the battery to power my Gateway notebook?
How do I turn my notebook's wireless on and off?
How do I use my wireless network?