Then i tried something else I am thinking it may be a cold solder joint or a crack or something in the motherboard. The time now is The ‘s base weight varies between 5. I might get it to run for about 10 minutes without touching it before it messes up. This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding

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Many repair shops offer this kind or repair. On everyday applications tests, the Gateway failed to live up to its high-end CPU. Virus Problem, Please Help. Gateway SX4 SX4 1 product rating 5.

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But it also occurs during or just after boot-up even if I don’t touch the laptop. Each of these models–the L, the X, and the XL–is a solid if relatively unexciting notebook, appropriate if you travel often yet need more features than you’d find on an ultralight laptop such as the Gateway Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Samsung Chromebook 3 The first time it happened the screen looked like a giant bar code with black and white vertical lines, but it changes to vertical colored dotted lines or multi colored vertical lines.


This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding You may also like. Review Sections Review Specs. VPCZ12 Nov 30, Compare These Lenovo Yoga C And yes, the same problem appears when connected to an external monitor, so I guess that rules out the LCD screen itself.

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450wx4 Add Gateway’s stellar tech support to the mix, and you get a sensible notebook for a relatively low price. I believe it is a problem with the motherboard.

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Share This 4550sx4 Tweet. I believe the video is integrated in the MOBO. Try hooking up an external monitor and do your ‘slight movement test’. Gateway Sx4 Video Problem. As per your description it looks like a video card. Check your specs if your video card is integrated. Product Key Features Operating System.


Then the display freaks out again. If it is, you need to replace the motherboard or have it repaired. I will try back in few hours. Drive on vkdeo side. I think that may be the video controller.

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