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GATEWAY 838gm Satisfaction Reviews


Average Satisfaction
 
  3.06 out of 4

Percent Freezing
36%

Percent Slow
59%
Make
GATEWAY

Model
838gm

PC Type
Commercial Desktop

Total Votes: 383

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Gateway
Date Comments Satisfaction
5/23/2014 2:50:03 PM words cant say
 
  4.00 out of 4
12/9/2011 10:17:44 PM Right now I am unable to run this program from the Icon. Need help. I don't know what happened. It was working fine.
 
  4.00 out of 4
1/21/2011 2:40:59 PM It's comprehensive
 
  4.00 out of 4
9/5/2010 10:15:51 PM 3rd of 3-computers
 
  4.00 out of 4
10/8/2010 11:52:09 PM After using the program only wish I could afford to buy. to fix the problem that exsist.
 
  4.00 out of 4
7/2/2010 3:55:04 PM 3rd copy of 3-computers.
 
  4.00 out of 4
7/25/2010 4:13:23 PM Very slow at running app's, internet or pening new windows
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/8/2010 10:38:38 AM Very slow at running app's, internet or pening new windows
 
  3.00 out of 4
8/20/2014 8:17:09 PM not sure when I bought this computer
 
  3.00 out of 4
6/14/2014 10:01:23 PM runs too slow
 
  3.00 out of 4
12/31/2010 11:18:07 AM The stand by is not working prpperly
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/5/2012 1:11:52 PM PC is older, but we cannot afford to replace it at this time.
 
  3.00 out of 4
5/26/2009 7:56:41 AM Just reformatted this computer.
 
  3.00 out of 4
7/30/2009 5:13:29 AM Just try to 0ut in a crack in a Vedio editor program, I think I may hav put in a virus. Every thing slowly stopped working to the point I cann't boot up. I'm not a tech guy (greek whatever) but every time I try to bootup and a minute after login the system craches. And this is after a Gateway recovery with backup of file option. Before this problem I been trying to backup my user file with nero Back It Up v1.2.0.53, each time it would run for several disk then lockup with no explaination. I only have about 16 GB of free space to try to backup about 75 to 100 GB of user files. If I cann't figure this out I may have to do a Full Distructive Recovery lossing everything!
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/29/2010 1:08:57 PM That's why I purchased PC Matic to try to optimize my computer. I just called my provider to answer the speed question. My tech person was in another country and she gave me this info. Download=1.5 mbps Upload=896kbps Can you get what you need from these figures? Hopefully!
 
  3.00 out of 4
11/13/2009 11:43:51 AM recently replaced hard drive due to original locking up and wouldnt boot up.
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/20/2011 7:04:52 PM Just bought all the parts to build a new rig. Wanted to see how this one stacks up after all these years of use.
 
  3.00 out of 4
11/21/2009 11:42:10 PM It fills my needs.
 
  3.00 out of 4
9/23/2009 6:02:55 PM This PC is running fine at the moment since I did a Gateway Recovery. I caught a virus about 7/25/09 (Win32/Virut). Never had a problem with 'em before. I couldn't even got to the virus update sites. It kept craching, Nero BackItUp 1.2.0.53 didn't work, etc, etc, etc. Only thing now my DVD drive sometime lock up. Only restartin the whole system will free it. Never had that problem before. My USB mouse also know sometimes locks up. I have to unplug and put it back it every now and again. That never use to happen before. And I cann't seems to get my PCI SoftV92 Data Fax Modem with SmartCP to work since the reinstall Gateway recovery to date (Wed. 9/23/09). Every time I try ti install the modem and boot up the system would crash over & over again. I now got the nower driver in but it says device it working fine but but application cann't access port com3. That's why I'm doing this scan. I'm not sure if its hardware or software or both ? ? ?
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/1/2010 5:58:24 PM The emory RAM es very litle.
 
  3.00 out of 4
1/2/2010 4:38:43 PM slow startup and games
 
  2.00 out of 4
2/18/2010 8:37:54 PM This computer continually freezes up and I have to reboot to get off the computer, and that is the only way to get some things off the screen. It is annoying to have to keep shuting down every time you open up a new program or can't finish what you are doing. It freezes to much. Maybe it is to old.
 
  2.00 out of 4
11/20/2012 10:09:29 PM Slow Bootup and Freezes frequently.
 
  2.00 out of 4
3/5/2013 12:58:21 PM it just isn't working as fast as it used to, and I can't figure out why. All the usual troublehooting measures: scandisk, checkdisk, defrag - even turning off programs from autormacially openening on Start - none of it is helping.
 
  2.00 out of 4
7/9/2013 6:53:29 PM Realy been very slow and locking up at time's, but other than that it's been a good one.
 
  2.00 out of 4
9/2/2010 2:40:42 PM THIS IS AN ESTIMATE OF WHEN I BOUGHT THE COMPUTER. I THINK WINDOWS XP SUCKS AND IS VERY USER UNFRIENDLY. I HAVE ALWAYS FELT THE COMPUTER HAS BEEN SLOW.
 
  2.00 out of 4
5/1/2010 7:21:45 PM IT IS OK BUT NOT THE BEST
 
  2.00 out of 4
4/11/2010 7:09:14 PM Recently, my computer has been acting up. The bar at the bottom of my desktop where it displays the time, start button, etc., has been turning gray instead of the blue it is suppose to be. My sound keeps disabling itself, and it requires reboots to fix these problems only temporarily. I don't know if it is a virus or not, but I really want to get this fixed. I am not satisfied with how my computer is running at this moment.
 
  2.00 out of 4
5/17/2010 9:11:47 PM slow downloads on the internet
 
  2.00 out of 4
1/7/2011 10:44:43 AM Unable to see you tube due to constant sop and start, I have dsl but nothing work, at and t states is not their connection.
 
  1.00 out of 4