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problem w/ astro gateway recovery cd


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I HAVE A GATEWAY ASTRO W/ WIN98. I WANTED TO RESTORE IT TO ORIGINAL SETTINGS AS I HAVE DONE IN THE PAST. I INSERTED THE RECOVERY DISK, CLICKED ON RECOVERY INSTALL AND IT STOPPED 76% INTO THE RECOVERY. COULD IT BE A SCRATCHED DISK? CAN IT BE FIXED?
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You can clean the disk gently with rubbing alcohol is it has contamination on it. Repairing major scratches is not possible. However it's important that your hard drive has enough free space on it to run the installation and that may be the problem instead.
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TYGER, I TRIED TO BOOT UP MY GATEWAY ASTRO BUT IT SAYS INVALID BOOT DISKETTE. I CANT ADVANCE ANY FARTHER
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Do you have a floppy disk in the drive? That would cause that problem.
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Or if you messed around with the BIOS :whistling:
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i dont have anything in the floppy drive
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Check your BIOS to make sure the CD-R is set to boot first. If that dont work, go back into the BIOS , there should be a option that says "Load BIOS Defaults" or something in similar.
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