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1 beep = No RAM installed/detected

2 beeps = Incompatible RAM type installed (for example, EDO)

3 beeps = No RAM banks passed memory testing

4 beeps = Bad checksum for the remainder of the boot ROM

5 beeps = Bad checksum for the ROM boot block

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Want to restore a Gateway computer back to factory settings? This is how you access the Gateway recovery partition.

  1. Turn computer on
  2. Tap F11 at start-up to launch the Recovery Partition software

If the above doesn’t work do this instead (more relevant for newer models)

  1. Turn computer on
  2. Tap Alt+**F10 **at start-up to launch the Recovery Partition software

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This means simply, you are missing the dkms package.

Ubuntu

  1. Open a Terminal type: apt-get install dkms
  2. Press Enter
  3. Wait for it to download & install. Try opening Virtual Box Again

Fedora

  1. Open a Terminal type: yum install dkms
  2. Press Enter
  3. Wait for it to download & install. Try opening Virtual Box Again

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Getting the Failed to install catalog files error? This is how you fix it. The issue is related to registry key security settings.

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run
  3. Type in: command
  4. Press enter
  5. In the command prompt typesecedit /configure /cfg c:Windowsrepairsecsetup.inf /db secsetup.sdb /verbose /areas regkeys
  6. Press **Enter **

If it reports an error about not knowing where secedit is then you can download it from “here”. You need to download it and put it in My Computer/C.

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Problems importing your Mass Effect 2 save game into Mass Effect 3, this is caused because Mass Effect 3 actually looks to the Mass Effect 2 folder.

  1. Click Start
  2. Click My Documents/Documents
  3. Go into the Bioware folder
  4. Right click, select Create New, Folder
  5. Name it “Mass Effect 2
  6. Go into the newly created Mass Effect 2 folder and make a new folder called “Save
  7. Go into the Save Folder
  8. Now create a new folder for your character save ie Luke_30_Adept_070212
  9. Go into your new folder, and paste your save game from Mass Effect 2 into it.
  10. Now run Mass Effect 3, Go to New Game, Import ME2 Character & choose Import Career.
  11. Now you should be able to play!

If the above doesn’t work. You need to reinstall Mass Effect 2. Copy your save game back to the Mass Effect 2 folder in My Documents/Bioware/Mass Effect 2/Save and load your save game back into Mass Effect 2. Then save your game again. Exit out of Mass Effect 2, load Mass Effect 3 and you should be able to import your character.