The Best Way To Deal With Recovering Data From A Gateway Desktop PC
I have a GT 4022 from Gateway, which had a number of problems with its workings before I took over. My particular computer has specific problems starting up, and then restarting after powering down. More often than not, the computer won’t work after I press the start button, although holding it down will work to shut the computer down, so there is no problem with the button. I can get the computer on by persistently jabbing at the button. However, when I attempt a restart, the computer always fails to get back up. This is a big problem because I currently need to update the drivers for my USB ports. Without these ports, I am not able to download files onto a flash drive, or access the internet. It means that I can’t currently save data on the computer. With the start up problems that the system has, I desperately want to be able to secure my documents.
I have had the Gateway GT at work suddenly fail to start. I try to turn it on, but it won’t start up at all. When I press the start button, I can hear the fans going for a couple of seconds, quite clearly, and then there is no other sound. I can even hear the fans slow down, and then stop, as though the system had shut down. I can’t get any access to the BIOS screen, and in fact the monitor says ‘no signal’ during the whole time that I am trying to save the data. I decided to remove the power cable from the system, and replaced it with another power cable from the IT room. I think it was the same voltage, but there was no response from the machine, aside from the fans turning. I can’t get the computer to come on, and this is a serious point because I have a lot of work saved to the directories. Most of this data would normally be backed up within 24 hours, but I have just returned from a business trip, and my data is not saved yet.