On 14 Sep 2003 11:51:51 -0700, myob <qp123email.com> wrote:Bet you that's M$ gangsterism instead of poor workmanship you are dealing>
> You will need a bootable CD-ROM or the USB floppy drive and a bootable
> floppy diskette.
> Insert the bootable media and power up the machine.
> You will be given a couple of seconds to press the <F12> key to do a
> one time
> boot device change. This happens before the click through license is
> Select the CD-ROM drive or USB floppy drive and boot without accepting
> click through license.
> At this point you should burn the image of the hard disk onto another
> so you can restore it if you have any problems in the future.
> Apparently Dell laptops are so poorly built that installing a new OS
> voids the
Gateway won't sell a blank computer: It come's with M$ or you don't get
> Have a nice day, and next time you need a laptop, do not buy a Dell.
> I would not have if my employer had not paid for it.
Good of you to post this for now and the Archives.
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