This is the only downfall to an otherwise superbly built laptop. I did a video stress test on Half Life 2 at the lowest settings and got a startling I researched the Turion 64 X2 vs. Allow three hours for the battery to fully charge. Visit our network of sites: When the battery charge gets low, change the battery or connect to AC power immediately to prevent losing any unsaved work.

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This LED only lights up when the notebook is connected to Wxfa power or the battery charge is very low. Battery lock Slide the battery lock to the locked position when the battery is installed. The panel includes a capacitive volume control. If I were heavy into photo editing, video editing or gaming then I would most definitely go with a Core 2 Duo.

You can use the computer’s Ethernet jack for more than just networking. Connecting the Modem Cable. The wrist rest portion is made of titanium and never gets hot even with extended use. Insert the Kensington lock into this connection and secure the other end of the cable to a solid object.

Plug the Ultrabrighgtm adapter cable into this connector. The buttons below the touchpad are a glossy black as well as the the status indicators which let you know about the wireless, hard disk usage, caps and num lock status. Insert the other end of the network cable into a network jack.


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The plastic seems a little cheap compared to the CPU case. If these slots are blocked, your notebook may overheat resulting in unexpected shutdown or permanent damage to the notebook. This laptop was a replacement for my Gateway Solo which broke right before Christmas. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

Allow three hours for the battery to 15.4–inch charge.

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When the fan does come on its very quiet and runs for a few seconds. As it stands my only option to upgrade is to use a PATA interface vs.

The display build quality leaves a little to be desired. I compared this one to the rest of 15.4-knch Vista notebooks available and decided on this one. Even with the settings on the lowest possible the integrated card had trouble rendering semi complex scenes.

The LCD panel shows ripples, but you have to apply a fair amount of pressure to see this. Although the computer only has a 2.


The only thing I had to do was go online and find my drivers, but that was an easy task from the Gateway website for my computer model. I have found that I am able to play older games at standard resolutions such as Star Wars Empire at War with minimal problems. In my research of the Turion ultdabrighttm X2 vs. Windows Vista Home Premium is the edition that delivers more ease of use, security, and entertainment to your PC at home and on the go.

Using an ExpressCard E. I put in this disc and much to my suprise it was my pre-activated clean Vista install disc. LED off – notebook is off.

I rarely use this feature as I have a portable mouse but on the occasions that I have it has ultrabrghttm well.

The Gateway MT definitely is a good laptop dollar for dollar. Power button Press to turn the ultrabrighttmm on or off. After a few months of everyday use I can say that I am very pleased with my purchase. I applaud Gateway for giving me a choice of having a bloated or clean install.