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how to reinstall vista to factory on gateway m-6750 from hardrive. no install disk

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this system will go to log on  sometimes, but  thats all. srceen will go blank or hour glass will hang for hours. thank you.
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On the Gateway support site, I took a look at this pdf file:

http://support.gateway.com/s/Manuals/Mobile/8512936.pdf
Notebook Reference Guid

In chapter 7, under the section "Recovering your system to its factory condition", there are the instructions you need to follow.
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When booting have you tried Ctrl + F11? Most factory computers have a hidden partition of the factory image.
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by:Cuteadder
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what programs have you got running on startup?

start > run > msconfig > startup > disable all
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Thank You all so much. The f8 key is what  I was looking for. I was at the Gateway site under the service tab. I'll try the repair and keep you all posted.  Thank You
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ceharmony, how is it going?
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