How to Reset Factory Settings on a Gateway Laptop Model W340UA

Written by david clair
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The Gateway W34OUA is a laptop computer with a 14.1-inch display. If problems are encountered, it may be necessary to restore the computer to its factory configured state. The W34OUA comes with a Gateway recovery disc that allows the system to be reset to factory settings. All data that has been added to the computer by the user will be erased.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Gateway recovery disc

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  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button. Select "All Programs." Select the "System Recovery" folder. Click "System Recovery."

  2. 2

    Click "Yes" to confirm that you want to run System Recovery.

  3. 3

    Open the W34OUA disc drive. Insert the Gateway Recovery disc.

  4. 4

    Select "Full System Restore." Click "Next."

  5. 5

    Click "Yes" to confirm. Click "Restart" when prompted to restart the system after the recovery process is complete.

Tips and warnings

  • Backup important files and data before restoring the system.

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