Thanks for the post I’m looking for the ethernet and HD Audio. Vista installed perfectly and I booted it several times to make sure. I have the exact same Gateway model. Jimmy Carter Hope Enzo sees this. Do you have the same model?

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Gateway MX8738 laptop sound card drivers

Best bet there is get another computer or if you have a warranty let them deal with it. Boot Magic Rescue Disk Floppy? I rebooted the machine with the recovery cd inserted and it actually booted from the sudio partition and tried to copy files.

Please tell me where to get the Audio driver for XP.

The computer will reboot to do this. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. It is an operating system that runs from cd and you don’t need a working hard drive to turn on the computer.


It is working here Ahdio Forum Software by IP. If that is the case: If you ask nicely and are persistent, they’ll try to help you although they don’t have an obligation from a Warranty perspective to do so. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: I’ve forgotten my password.

And remember, the drivers provided by the Dr are for the “Gateway MX” computer. I’ve seen lots of posts with people that have the same problem even to the point that the “hard drive is bad” and so on.

Gateway MX8738 will not boot

Please note, this presumes you’re comfortable with the concepts of installing an operating system and its device drivers. If the lcd panel itself is broken that costs a lot to replace, and if the onboard graphics chips are fried the whole thing is basically toast.

Do NOT use Model Number as they won’t provide the files you need they’ll try to give you vista drivers. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Vista installed perfectly and I booted it several times xm8738 make sure.

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This was helpful 0. That way you could connect to another display with a cable and see if it is a display problem or not. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.


It’s a zip file so were you able to unizp it, then install it? This whole thing took about two hours. CNET’s Forum on Windows Vista is the best source for finding gatewaay or troubleshooting advice from a community of experts.

Can you get my e-mail address from cnet or should I send it to you?

Gateway MX will not boot – Internal Hardware

If you still do have issues, get into an online chat session with Gateway. I made sure it was a primary partition. Unchecked all the boxes except February and created a logical partition GB? Thanks Daniel Daniel, I don’t know how to gatewa you so here is the thread that gives you most of the information on the MT In the lower left hand corner click on apply.