Gateway NE56R31U Setup and Driver Upgrade

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Gateway NE56R31U Specifications

At Installation Help, we provide Gateway laptop support instructions for the Gateway NE56R31U laptop model from the Gateway NE series. It boasts a 15.6-inch HD display, 1.8 GHz Intel processor coupled with 4 GB RAM, which makes the movie buffs and ardent gamers to fall in love with this Gateway NE56R31U Setup laptop. You can store a lot of data in it as it contains 320 GB hard drive storage. Its Windows 8 Operating System has excellent security features and can also be upgraded to higher versions easily. Its key features are listed below.

  • 15.6-inches 1366*768 pixels LED display.
  • Intel Celeron Dual-Core Processor.
  • 6-cell Lithium-ion battery.
  • 4GB RAM + 320 GB HDD storage.

Tech – Specifications

laptop ram

It is inbuilt with a 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM which can be expanded up to 8 GB RAM.

intel processor

1.8 GHz Intel Celeron processor can run most of the tasks easily without lag.

laptop battery

6-cell Lithium-ion battery which can provide you uninterrupted power up to 4.5 hours.

best laptop display

15.6-inches ultra-bright LED back-lit display which has a resolution up to 1366*768 pixels.

Laptop Configuration Support

Driver Support

The drivers that are required to be installed on your Gateway NE56R31U laptop can be found on the Driver link provided below. Click on the Driver button and type your product details to find the suitable Gateway NE56R31U Setup support drivers. Without these drivers, the hardware components of your laptop will not coordinate with your laptop’s software. once you have downloaded the drivers, click on the downloaded file and install the drivers.

The drivers that are installed on your laptop might become non-functional and incompatible when you upgrade the Operating System of your laptop. To resolve this issue, make sure that you update the driver software using the Device Manager on your laptop or by visiting the manufacturer’s website. You can also find the updated Gateway laptop support drivers on our website. Make sure that you download the drivers that are compatible with the OS running on your laptop.


Manual Support

You can download the Gateway laptop support user manual for your Gateway NE56R31U laptop by clicking on the manual support button provided below. Download the manual and go through the steps clearly. All the Gateway laptop tech support instructions are given in a step by step fashion for the user’s easy understanding. There are also pictorial representations to provide a clear-cut information to the users. You can find all the details of your printer in the user manual.

The user manual contains Gateway laptop technical support on all the Gateway NE56R31U Setup and installation process of your laptop. It includes instructions on how to unbox and install the various drivers on your laptop. It also included some basic troubleshooting techniques on how to resolve some of the common errors that you might face while using the laptop. Some of the other troubleshooting techniques are provided on our website. It also lets you know how to download software, create a recovery disk and reset the laptop.

Gateway NE56R31U Laptop Top issues

How to Factory Reset Gateway NE56R31U Laptop

Make sure that you have created a back up of all the information on your laptop because resetting your laptop to factory settings will erase all the data on your laptop. In the search box of your Gateway laptop, search for and open the Gateway Recovery Management and then go to Get Started > Remove everything > Just remove my files option. Now, click on the Reset option to remove all the data on your laptop and set it to default factory settings.

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Downgrade to windows 7

Your Gateway NE56R31U laptop comes pre-installed with the Windows 8 64-bit Operating System. If you wish to downgrade it to Windows 7 version, then you can make use of the bootable disk of Windows 8. Insert the disk into your laptop and proceed with the on-screen Gateway NE56R31U Setup and installation process to install the Windows 7 on your laptop. If some of the drivers on your laptop have become non-functional, then you have to download the driver software that is compatible with Windows 7 to resolve this issue. You can find those drivers in the link provided on our website.

Gateway NE56R31U Won’t Turn ON

Check whether the AC adapter charger that came with your laptop is working or not. Try to charge your laptop with a different charger and see if your Gateway laptop turns on. Try to hard reset your laptop by removing the battery and power supply and then press the power button for 30 seconds. If this doesn’t resolve the issue and your laptop doesn’t turn on still, then you have to contact the manufacturer to check whether the motherboard of your laptop is faulty. Do not handle the motherboard by yourself, as they are easily damaged by physical actions.

Gateway Windows Password Recovery

On your Gateway NE56R31U Setup laptop, open the Create a Password Reset Disk option by searching for it in the search box of your laptop. Then insert a USB or an SD card into your laptop. A new window on the screen will give you instructions on how to create the recovery disk. Follow these instructions carefully to successfully create the recovery disk. This password recovery disk can be used when you have forgotten the login credentials for your Windows. Keep this disk safe for later use.

Gateway NE56R31U Reset Windows Password

When you have forgotten the login credentials of your windows account on your Gateway laptop, then you can reset the password using the Password Recovery Disk. insert this disk into the laptop. You will find the Reset Password button on your Windows login screen. Click on the Password Reset Disk option. Now the password reset wizard on your Gateway NE56R31U Setup laptop will prompt you to enter your new password and it will also ask you for a password hint. Use this hint to remember the password the next time you forget the login credentials of your windows account.

Gateway NE56R31U Laptop Black Screen

Make use of this Gateway laptop tech support in case you face the black screen issue on your Gateway NE56R31U laptop. This can be resolved by resetting your laptop by using this procedure. Turn off your laptop, disconnect the power supply and remove the battery. Also, make sure that you remove all the peripherals from the laptop. Now press and hold the power button for 60 seconds. If it doesn’t resolve the issue, then connect the laptop to the power supply without battery. This will resolve the issue. If not, then contact your manufacturer to get it resolved.

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Gateway CMOS battery replacement

Remove the rear access panel of your Gateway NE56R31U Setup laptop. Now you will be able to find the CMOS battery of your laptop. Make sure that you disconnect the power supply of your laptop before you remove the access panel. Then, replace the existing CMOS battery with the new replacement CMOS battery. Keep in mind that the new CMOS battery must be inserted in the same orientation as the old one. Before turning on your laptop, close the rear access panel. Do not forget to make a note of the old BIOS configurations before you replace the CMOS battery because it will reset the BIOS to factory defaults.

Gateway NE56R31U Hard Drive Removal

Unscrew and remove the rear enclosure of your laptop. Now, unscrew the hard drive alone and remove it from inside. Ensure not to disturb other components inside your laptop while you remove the hard drive. Keep the screws safe as they are difficult to be replaced once lost. Also, take utmost care while you handle the hard drive as they are sensitive to physical damages. Go through the Gateway NE56R31U Setup technical support manual for further information.

Upgrade to windows 10

You can always install the Windows 10 Operating System on your laptop easily using the bootable disk or by using the Windows Upgrade. But this might result in the incompatibility of the drivers installed on your laptop. Make sure that once you upgrade your windows to the latest version, update the drivers on your laptop using the Device Manager or by installing the updated drivers from our website. Download the drivers that are compatible with your laptop by mentioning your device details correctly.

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Gateway NE56R31U Laptop Not Booting

  1. You can make use of the Windows Automatic Repair Screen to perform the factory reset on your laptop in case it doesn’t boot past the Windows screen.
  2. Turn off and then turn on your laptop immediately. Then again turn it off by pressing the power button for 5 seconds. Now turn it on again.
  3. Repeat this Gateway NE56R31U Setup process until the Windows Automatic Repair Screen appears. Do not turn off now. Let this window to load fully.
  4. Go to the Troubleshooting section in the Advanced options and click on the Refresh option if you do not want to lose the data on your laptop.
  5. You can click on Reset your PC option if you wish to erase the data on your laptop. The windows will display instructions which you will have to follow to resolve the booting issue.

Unable to Connect to Wifi or Setting up a new Wifi Connection

Most of the cases where you face ‘unable to connect to wifi issue’ are when the security settings on your Gateway NE56R31U Setup laptop and the router do not match. Rectify it by setting the laptop security setting such that it matches with that of your router. If you wish to set up a new wifi connection, then you can do so by going to Start > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Wireless Network. Windows will prompt you with onscreen steps. Follow them to establish a new wifi connection.

Network Connection Issues

The Network connection issues on your Gateway laptop arises when the Gateway laptop support network adapter drivers installed on your laptop become non-functional or out-dated. You can resolve it by updating the network adapter drivers on your laptop using the Device Manager or by uninstalling the existing driver and installing the updated drivers from our website. Make sure you install the compatible drivers for your device OS.

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Installing and uninstalling Software programs

Installing new software on your Gateway NE56R31U laptop is easy as any other Windows OS device. You just have to insert the installation disk into the laptop and continue with the onscreen steps that are displayed on the installation wizard of the software program to complete the installation process successfully.

The installed software on your laptop can be uninstalled by using the control panel, which can be done by going to Start > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a Program. Right-click on the software that you wish to uninstall and click on the uninstall option from the drop-down menu and complete Gateway NE56R31U Setup process.