Gateway NV53 laptop will not load recovery

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Hello,

My harddrive on my Gateway NV53 laptop failed so I replaced with new Harddrive. Did not have recovery discs and my grandson had a borrowed disc for Window 7 Home Premium. OS loaded but did not download drivers for internet and ethernet controllers so cannot connect to internet.

I ordered recovery discs from Gateway, when I start Revcovery disc #1, I get an error message saying there is not enough memory for temporary files on drive E. The laptop has the new hard drive C with most of the 112 GB free and a second hard drive E named ACER that has 86.9 free out of 99.9MB.

How do I get passed this memory issue to continue loading recovery?

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Jimmy

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I suggest you download Partition Wizard or a similar program on another computer and use it to erase the partitions on the hard drive. You can burn a bootable CD on the second PC and then change the Gateway to boot from the CD.
The Win 7 install has probably left the hard drive in a state that the Gateway software can't handle. Using the Acer disk to install Windows on your computer was not a good idea.

Note you don't have a second hard drive. You have a second partition on the existing hard drive that was given the drive letter E. That's way it's called "Acer".

Good Luck