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Try unplugging from power source and leaving for about three minutes and then plug it back in.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Jul 18, 2017


Check the memory cards are inserted correctly (remove and reseat)

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Dec 27, 2013


Do a system restore point/date and see if that will take your PC back to where all your settings were at and what you liked at the time before you made the change.

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eMachines W3611... | Answered on Dec 23, 2013


Reset desktop password with Smartkey Windows Password Recovery by the following steps,

Step1: Download Smartkey Windows Password Recovery from http://www.recoverlostpassword.com/products/windowspasswordrecovery.html.
Step2: Install and launch it to any accessible computer.
Step3: Use a blank and writable CD/DVD/USB to burn Windows password reset disk with the tool.
Step4: Boot the locked computer from CD/DVD/USB.
Step5: Start to reset desktop password with the burned disk.
Step6: Reboot computer and login to the locked PC without password.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Jul 11, 2012


If it's a Bios Password, then you can remove the power cord, remove the case, turn the computer on it's side and look for the CMOS battery. It is a silver battery on the motherboard about the size of a nickel. Use a small flat head screw drive to pop it out. Let the computer sit for an hour or two then put the battery back in and reboot. The date, time and password will be forgotten by the system, so you will have to go into the Bios or System Setup to put the date and time back in.

If it is a Hard Drive Password, you are out of luck. 99% of the time when you encounter a computer with a Hard Drive Password on it, the computer is stole. The original owner set it so that in the event the computer is stolen, thieves can't get to sensitive data. The owner could possibly set it remotely after it was stolen. The only way to remove it is have the original owner put in the password,or like you did when you put in another hard drive. Putting in another hard drive in most cases you will have to reload the operating system, drivers and application programs.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Apr 07, 2012


You'll need a copy of Windows. Microsoft has guides on how to install and uninstall all windows versions here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/help/install-reinstall-uninstall

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Aug 17, 2011


Have had a look at your drivers to see if they are ok? what happened before this behavior started?

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Apr 26, 2011


You have to keep pressing it during the boot sequence. Can you get F8 to work? You can try having windows restore your last known good configuration.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Apr 15, 2011


Just hit the set up key as your machine boots up, usually, F2-F3 or F8.

Go to safe mode using the up-down arrows and where it says set/change password, simply hit the enter button, enter a new password in and close, using the save function.

You can now use that new password and are now officially the administrator!

Or else, you need some Windows password reset program to help you do that job.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Nov 26, 2010


fastest way to tell is for you to take the side panal of and look at the motherboard the make and model are printed on all boards the main manufacture is dell

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Oct 25, 2010


If you don't have a recovery disk, which they usually don't provide anymore, you can make one if the computer is still working properly. Type" recovery disk" into help & it should walk you thru it. Otherwise you can call or email the maker of the computer, which I think is gateway & order one. Then put it in the computer, restart & it should walk itself thru. You make have to go to setup when the computer first boots up & make sure it goes to the dvd drive first.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Oct 20, 2010


Remove RAM(S), clean the ram slot by blowing air, fix RAM(s) back in position untill both the side clamps are properly locked.
If problem persists try resetting motherboard via jumper pins on the motherboard.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Sep 03, 2010


Tiffano,
You have not specified what card you want inserted. Anyway.

Please remove the 3 screws at the back of the PC on the right side of the PC as you face to back. This will enable you to remove the cover thus exposing the innards of the PC. You will find at least one slot empty for a cord to be inserted. Insert the card with its contact lugs towards the motherboard and the metallic strip towards the back.. Fit it properly and tighten the screw on top of the metallic strip to the body of the computer. Once done, screwup the side plate of the PC and turn it around to face you. Now insert the CD that came with the card and install the card.
Now you are ready to use the card.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Mar 05, 2010


Re-fix the RAM sticks and restart your PC .it will work

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Feb 18, 2010


You might need Administrator permission.Make sure you have administrator rights. place curser on drop down URL and press right key mouse button select run as adminiistrator then try to deleate with right mouse button menue.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Nov 09, 2009


It is the video card!
So, when you plug the monitor in to the rear of the eMachine case, do you connect it in the aread where the keyboard mouse and USB and sound conntors are OR do you connect to the area when all the expansion slot covers are?

If you answered YES to the first part of the question, then the video signal comes from an 'integrated' video card that is part of the mainboard. This is bad. Contact eMachines in order todetermine if the system will allow a video card to be installed in an expansion slot...

If the second part of the quetion is YES, this is better. You can replace the video card andprobably be OK. Get you teenager to open up the case and pull out the video card. You need a new one but they come in multiple 'types' so you need some to have look at it and sell you another compatible one.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Oct 13, 2009


Java is your first problem get rid of that malware... second problem is you don't have a mac, haha, just kidding, but seriously get one.
To answer your question, I would try uninstalling your add ons 1 or 2 at a time to see which one will fix er back up. If that does not work, get Revo uninstaller from download.com and use it remove firefox (and java) completely. You can download the newest version any time for free. Personally I dont like a lot of background processes so I use the portable version of firefox which is also free.

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Sep 21, 2009


this indicates a bad hard drive, or Ram or both

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Jul 29, 2009


Remove the hood, and double check that all of the cords and wires are correctly plugged in and secure. Hope this helps, Thanks

eMachines W3611... | Answered on Jun 28, 2009

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