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Gateway Gt5432 Keeps Powering Off!

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#1 vickyl702


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 02:03 AM

I apologize if this is posted in the wrong forum. I am frustrated, need a solution.

I have a Gateway GT5432 Windows Vista. It's always been very loud, even when there's nothing running or it's idle. Several times, in the past, it's shut off by itself. A few days ago it shut off, I tried powering it back on, it would load to the party where it says starting windows and then power off. It kept doing that.

I was able to get to the start up menu, didn't power off while I looked at the settings. It seems like it only powers off when it's trying to load windows. I tried Safe Mode, Last Known Configuration and was able to get to the point where it asks for my password (user). Once I entered my password, it powered off.

I spray dusted everything inside in case that was the problem. The fans are way quieter but that's it. I have years and years of photos that I don't have backed up anywhere else, as well as important documents. I truly hope that I haven't lost all my documents, photos and applications. I tried researching but hhaven't came across much.

I would really appreciate some assistance, suggestions, etc.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 02 September 2014 - 07:22 AM

Dupe of Vista topic, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/546590/gateway-gt5432-powers-off-when-loading-windows-vista/ .


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