I finally got a reply from Gateway. Without a doubt, compatibility is the most important factor in buying a memory upgrade for your laptop or computer. I need a diagram or manual badly. There's no voltage or condition that can cause any damage doing this. The document I'm looking for is one that describes how to open the computer case no easy task on this model , etc. Is the ordering process automated? I thought you could put any Gateway motherboard in any case. I looked some more on their website and they have part numbers for their front panel adapter connectors.
Now I have another dilemma. If it were I, I would replace the battery with a new one. I do hope this information address your concern. I didn't know that Gateway motherboards had special components on them. We are an independent business that has a library of over 50,000 manuals. Regards, joecoolvette May 01, 2011 do you have the sound set to surrond sound? The Gateway motherboard booted up. It includes Gateway configuration, performance, design manual.
The pins seem to always be arranged with the odd numbers along one row, the even across the other. I think I shorted it out by not having it clicked in all the way, I don't remember. My other motherboard is like that. With so many variations in memory, it's important to understand just exactly what will work — and what won't — in your system. Really won't take a heck of a lot of trial and error if done carefully.
With so many variations in memory, it's important to understand just exactly what will work — and what won't — in your system. Disconnect all power cables to all dv drives or cd drives and hard drives. The motherboard had never been used. What it sounds like is that it is trying to play through surrond speakers but you dont have them, which is why you can hear the music and not the actors voices. We supply you with what you have a right to own. Replace the ribbons from the drives to the mobo, replace the power cables to the drives and reinstall the sound cable to the cd or dv drive.
All the website has is a table saying pin 1 hddledpwr and etc. I am close to throwing the motherboard and the case out the window. At least I know now that I can connect the motherboard to my case, but I am still in limbo. Static will fry out Short Circuit the delicate hardware components inside a computer. The battery holder on the motherboard is rounded in shape to fit the battery, and has a metal clip inside.
Gateway is one of the main manufacturers of Service and Repair. If you cant then you maybe missing codecs needed to play the audio correctly. It doesn't say which way it should go or what other pins besides pin 1 should it be on. You mentioned following the words underneath the pins. There are different styles of fastening used in the clip design, but generally a small tab of the clip is eased to the outside edge of the battery holder, thereby releasing the battery. If you don't than you have to see what graphics cards don't require it for extra power.
Please leave feedback if you find this information helpful. I think I shorted it out by not having it clicked in all the way, I don't remember. Preview post Submit post Cancel post actually color code the board itself directly in front of the pins involved. It's a type of watch battery. Do you have to be in the United States of America to order?. I wish this motherboard was like that. Thank you Ray and Toni for all your help! Thank you for using FixYa.
Is it possible for me to use regular front panel connectors with this motherboard? Pay pal will allow anyone to accept payments thru their web site, without meeting the requirements that a Merchant Account thru a Bank has. Our business is located on the East Coast in the United States of America. I know this is an old motherboard but it was brand new. Some boards turn you into a frustrated piece of putty trying to figure it out with trial and error. It shows the front panel pins.
They had tons of them. I'm really glad to see you entered this thread. It concerns my friend's other computer. People in the forums give me more info on stuff than the tech support people for these companies. What it sounds like is that it is trying to play through surrond speakers but you dont have them, which is why you can hear the music and not the actors voices.