From everything I have read it seems like the conversion will be a nightmare. I, also, need those drivers for my daughter’s notebook. I will try this on the weekend. I now click on the? The floppy loads and asks me which partition I want to boot to. You are reporting the following post: I installed Partition Magic.

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Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: The only way to get out of Vista is to put the? And remember, the drivers provided by the Dr are for the “Gateway MX” computer. If you had a drive image of gatewqy operating audioo on an external hard drive all you would have to do is “restore a drive” and your PC would be like it was when you made the image.

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I will try this on the weekend. Vista is just too klunky on that machine and gives us a lot of problems with compatibility. FYI it is always better to edit an unansered post with the edit button rather than to reply to your own post.

Can you get my e-mail address from cnet or should I send it to you? Unchecked all the boxes except March and created a logical partition 50 GB? Do you have the same model? You are posting a reply to: I made the new partition GB? In the lower left hand corner click on apply. Now I opened Partition Magic and click on?

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Now February is 40 GB? Took all the space mxx8738 April. If you can boot, and you see stuff on the screen and can use it, then we know it’s probably a drive thing.

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It stays very busy here. Bought a laptop with Vista and put XP on it also.

I have swapped and pulled ram around and no luck. If you’re having problems with your ethernet controller the wired internet connection devicethen we don’t need the “wireless” driver, which is what you’ve provided us with Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great gateqay. From everything I have read it seems like the conversion will be a nightmare. Rest assured, you can totally do this and it works great but here’s a different take on the required steps Good luck, I hope it works.


Try this direct link: I have the exact same Gateway model. It also came with a recovery DVD of Vista premium. Hope this helps and let us know more.

I then right clicked on Partition Two Labeled February and at the bottom? Please log in to reply. I rebooted the machine with the recovery cd inserted and it actually booted from the recovery partition and tried to copy files.