Resolve Gateway® Laptops Issues

Are you aware of the issues in installation of device drivers in Gateway Laptops and tips to resolve the issues?

Gateway laptops are latest laptop with many advanced features and attractive design. Gateway laptop offers extended battery support for all the laptop in the series. ID series, EC series, NV series etc. are some of the laptop series from Gateway. Latest technologies implemented in all these series provide enhanced capabilities and better support for multimedia. Touch screen capability of Gateway laptop could be useful and attractive for all the users. Windows 7 operating system provides enhancement and better support for Gateway laptops. Thus, touch screen feature in Gateway enhances usability and efficiency of user. Microsoft provides a wide range of touch applications and all these could be used well with Gateway laptop. Small size of Gateway laptop provides portability for the users. Drivers are needed for Gateway laptop for proper functioning of various hardware devices. To install the device driver you need to check for the compatibility of the operating system installed. Also install the drivers which are latest version only in Gateway laptops to avoid performance issues of devices.

Tips to fix various device driver installation issues in Gateway laptops are given below:

  • Firewall blocking the installation

  • Compatibility

  • Error messages during installation

Firewall blocking the installation

User account control feature of Windows 7 installed on Gateway laptops prompts the user for an action while running any .exe file. While you get the UAC Windows you could click on 'Allow' button. Also firewall can block the installation of several files. So while you try to install any device driver for a Gateway laptop you could disable the firewall to avoid unnecessary disturbance during driver installation. To keep the Gateway laptop protected, you need to enable the firewall again.


During the device driver installation in Gateway laptops, check for the compatibility of the driver software with operating system installed on your Gateway laptop. Incompatible drivers for Gateway laptop may cause severe system errors. So check for the compatible drivers by reading the user's manual. All Gateway laptops come with Windows 7 operating system and hence you need to install the driver software which is compatible for Windows 7 operating system.

Error messages during installation

Error message during installation indicates problems while installing the device drivers. Errors in installation could cause serious system errors which could affect the overall performance of the system. So take care of all the error messages while installing the drivers and after the installation of drivers. After you install the device driver for Gateway laptops, you need to restart the system.

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