Install drivers for Gateway® MT3422

What are the guidelines for installing and updating drivers for Gateway mt3422 system?


Gateway MT3422 comes with AMD Athlon 64 X2 Mobile Technology TK-531.7 GHz, 256 KB X2 L2 cache processor with HyperTransport technology at up to 1600 MHz, 1024 MB DDR2 memory 667 MHz (2 x 512), NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 graphics card, 160 GB PATA hard drive (5400 RPM), 56K ITU V.92 ready fax/modem, 10/100 Mbps built-in Ethernet, 802.11g wireless LAN and many other performance components. All computers require BIOS and drivers. BIOS is the service that is necessary for the system startup and functioning. BIOS checks the working state of all internal components within your Gateway MT3422 before startup so that if there are some problems, system is not started up. Your Gateway MT3422 also requires drivers to function. Drivers act as the translators between the hardware components and the Operating System installed. The drivers and the BIOS of your Gateway MT3422 must be constantly updated to keep the system working at maximum possible efficiency. When downloading or finding the drivers for Gateway MT3422, users must make sure that the drivers and BIOS being downloaded are of the correct type specification and of the latest version. It is also suggested that users disable all the proxies on the system and also reserve the Internet bandwidth utilization during the download process to ensure that the download is not interrupted or slowed down.


Following details gives users more information regarding tips to install drivers for Gateway MT3422:




  • Check system file integrity

  • Use safe mode

  • Run antivirus program



Check system file integrity



Before starting with the installation of drivers for Gateway MT3422, users must check the integrity of the system files. The integrity of the system files must be checked as the drivers require all of the system files to be intact during the installation phase. The system file integrity check can be carried out using the 'sfc/scannow' command in the command prompt. If any system files are found damaged, the OS would have to be repaired before the installation.



Use safe mode



Safe mode is an operational state in which your Gateway MT3422 would be operating on very minimal services. The installation of the drivers as well as updated versions of BIOS is best done when the system is in the safe mode. This would reduce chances of driver conflicts or errors developing during installation. The safe mode can be accessed by tapping the 'F8' keys when Gateway MT3422 is starting up.



Run antivirus program


All Gateway MT3422 users installing drivers are advised to run the antivirus program installed on the system before starting with the installation procedures. If any malware are found, they must be removed as presence of malware infections within the system would cause corruption of the drivers or BIOS which would leave the system inoperable.




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