1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Solved: Gateway Notbook Win7 FN Key and White Speckled Square - FIX Info

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by PeteBest, Dec 22, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. PeteBest

    PeteBest Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2012
    Messages:
    1
    All,

    Stumbled across a few threads here about this problem where instead of the OSD coming on when you alter the brightness you just get a 1x1 inch white speckled box in the top left hand corner.

    The last one thread gave a guide, but said not to install Win7 SP1. I can confirm that you can install SP1, just manually roll back the driver to the one from gateway available HERE

    You'll have to download that driver, extract it somewhere, then open device manager, browse to your graphics card and update the driver, follow it through saying you have the disk and you want to manually select. Then browse to your folder where you extracted the driver. Go into the graphics folder and there should be an .inf file. Select that and let the driver install. I got a BSOD here, but when the laptop rebooted the graphics had rolled back to version 7.xxx and the OSD now worked as it should.

    Hopefully this is some help!

    Pete
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Similar Threads - Solved Gateway Notbook
  1. ozegirl
    Replies:
    10
    Views:
    2,769
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1082028

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice