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Gateway 15.6" LED 4GB RAM/500GB HDD Windows® 8 Wi-Fi Notebook w/ Office & Software

Be more productive and make the most of your screen time with this Gateway notebook computer offer. Whether you're at home sifting through a catalog of digital images or out at the coffee shop connecting to Wi-Fi to check your email, this convenient and capable notebook PC offer delivers a friendly Windows 8 experience and an impressive depth of hardware specs and essential software titles.
In addition to the Gateway notebook and powerful PC Essentials software download, for an additional charge, choose to add a one year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal Edition and experience the production and organizational prowess of this leading PC data and information processing software for twelve months.

The Essentials
  • 15.6" HD Widescreen Ultrabright LED-backlit LCD Display (Resolution: 1366 x 768)
  • 2.2GHz Intel® Pentium B960 Processor
  • 500GB 5400RPM Hard Disk Drive
  • Windows 8 Operating System (64-Bit)
  • Integrated Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)
  • Wi-Fi Networking (802.11a/b/g/n)
  • DVD Multi Recorder
  • PC Essentials v4.1.3 Software Suite Download
  • Optional - Microsoft Office 365 Personal - One Year Subscription

Ports: (1) Power, (1) LAN, (1) VGA, (1) HDMI, (3) USB 2.0, (1) 3.5mm Audio In, (1) 3.5mm Audio Out, (1) SD Card Reader

Pics, Videos, And Other Media
With a 500GB hard drive, a DVD Multi-Recorder Optical Drive, Multi-in-One Digital Media Card Reader, and a bunch of ports, you'll be able to store, transport, and enjoy your favorite pics, videos and music with ease. And considering the display is 15.6" with LED backlighting and HD resolution, you'll see all that media in beautiful color and detail.

Get Yourself Connected
This Gateway notebook comes equipped to interact with a variety of network connection support including 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and wired Gigabit LAN - you'll of course need to supply the Wi-Fi or LAN network, and the internet connection. Speaking of connections, Gateway also delivers a collection of ports including one for HDMI, so you can use your HDMI cable to connect to your compatible HDTV. Just so we're on the same page, the HDMI cable and HDTV are not included here.

PC Essentials v4.1.3 Software Suite Download
This power packed bundle includes essential applications you want and need with the right mix of digital photography, hobbies, educational and business productivity titles. PC Essentials v4.1.3 gives you download access to titles and services including SOS Online Backup - 150GB Storage Prepaid For One Year, Choice of Learn to Speak Spanish, German, French or English (ESL) Audio Course, Total Defense Premium Internet Security Prepaid For One Year, 20 Song eMusic Download Credit, Easy Canvas Prints $40.00 Gift Card, DSLR Digital Photography Course, Turbo Project Professional, Serif PhotoPlus X5, Serif Drawplus X5 and Motion Artist.

Optional - Microsoft Office 365 Personal - One Year Subscription
Experience the latest versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from Office 365 Personal. Designed to be user friendly with cloud service included, you can have Office when and where you need it. From impressing readers with incredible PowerPoint presentations to making simple drag and drop additions to Word documents, you can do it all with Office 365 Personal. You'll also have access to OneNote, the digital notebook for sharing, and Outlook, the ultimate email and organization solution. License allows installation on one PC and one Windows tablet. Office 365 requires internet access.

Please view the Additional Features tab above to see important details about what else this Gateway notebook and PC Essentials software have to offer you!

What's Included
  • Gateway 15.6" LED 4GB RAM/500GB HDD Windows® 8 Wi-Fi Notebook (NE56R41U)
  • AC Adapter
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Information
  • FCC Insert
  • PC Essentials v4.1.3 Software Suite Download Certificate
  • Optional - Microsoft Office 365 Personal Edition - One Year Subscription

Notebook Warranty: 12 months parts and 12 months labor limited warranty provided by Gateway. For warranty support, please call: 1-866-539-3901.

AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port): A computer with an AGP will allow you to add a video card that will greatly increase the speed at which the computer can display graphics.

Bus: Refers to the path data travels on through a computer. Different computer models can have different bus speeds.

CD-R (Compact Disk Recordable): This is a CD that can be recorded or "burned" only once.

CD-ROM (Compact Disk Read Only Memory): A CD that stores information a computer can read but not alter. A CD can hold less information than a DVD but is also less expensive.

CD-RW (Compact Disk Re-Writable): This is a CD that can be recorded and re-recorded many times.

DVD-ROM (Digital Video Disk Read Only Memory): A DVD that stores information a computer can read but not alter. A DVD can hold more information than a CD.

DVD-RW (Digital Video Disk Re-Writable): This is a DVD that can store computer information that can be recorded and re-recorded many times. A DVD can hold more information than a CD.

Ethernet: A common method of connecting computers to a Local Area Network or LAN. Most computers today have ethernet capability.

Gigabyte (GB): This is a measurement of hard drive capacity. One gigabyte is equal to about one billion bytes.

Gigahertz (GHz): This is a measurement of processor speed. One gigahertz is equal to one billion hertz.

Hard drive: Also called a hard disk. This is where the computer permanently stores information, including the operating system and other software. This size of a hard drive is usually expressed in gigabytes (GB).

Hardware: The physical components of a computer system such as the keyboard, monitor and tower.

LCD (Liquid Crystal Display): This is a type of monitor that has a flat screen as opposed to a more traditional curved glass tube screen. LCD monitors are thin and lightweight and have little to no glare.

Megabyte (MB): This is a measurement of hard drive capacity. One megabyte is equal to about one million bytes.

Megahertz (MHz): This is a measurement of processor speed. One gigahertz is equal to one million hertz.

Memory: Also referred to as RAM, or Random Access Memory. This is where the computer temporarily holds the data it needs to perform various functions. The more RAM a computer has, the less often it has to read information off of a disk.

Modem (MOdulator/DEModulator): This is a device that allows a computer to connect to the Internet.

PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect): A computer can have one or more PCI slots, which allow you add on extra components such as sound cards.

Processor: The computer's "brain." Processors are gauged by how fast they can access and interpret information, and this speed is measured in either megahertz (MHz) or gigahertz (GHz).

RAM (Random Access Memory): The amount of RAM in your computer determines how much data your computer can handle at once. If a computer only has a small amount of RAM, the processor must work harder to shuffle data around, which results in slower performance. There are two basic types of RAM:

SDRAM (Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory): This is the traditional, less expensive type of RAM. It is still commonly found on low and mid-range models.

DDR (Double Data Rate): This newer technology is faster than SDRAM, but also more expensive.

Resolution: The number of pixels per square inch displayed by a monitor. Most monitors support many different resolutions. The higher the resolution, the sharper the picture displayed.

Scanner: A device that can read text or images printed on paper (including photographs) and translate the information into an electronic computer file.

SCSI (Small Computer System Interface): Pronounced "scuzzy," this is a way for external components such as a keyboard, mouse and printer to connect to a computer. It has been largely replaced by USB technology.

Software: A general term for computer programs.

USB (Universal Serial Bus): This is a common way for external components such as a keyboard, mouse and printer to connect to a computer. Unlike older SCSI technology, USB devices can be added to and removed without having to reboot the computer.

Additional Features
  • HDMI Output
  • Built-In Webcam
  • Multi-in-One Digital Media Card Reader (Secure Digital, MMC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD)
  • Integrated Graphics
  • Integrated Speaker & Microphone
  • Built-In 6-Cell 4400 mAh Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) Battery (up to 4.50 hour battery life depending on type of usage and notebook settings)

  • Notebook Dimensions: 1.31"H x 15.02"W x 9.96"D
  • Notebook Weight: 5.24 lbs

Made in China

Please Note: If you choose to add the one year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 Personal, when that initial year long subscription ends, a yearly or monthly fee will be required by Microsoft to continue the service.

PC Essentials v4.1.3 Software Download

    SOS Online Backup 150GB Storage Prepaid For One Year
    The software program quickly, easily, and securely puts your data in the cloud. Saving your photos, videos, and other files, in a secure data center is an ideal way to ensure that you'll be able to get your data back in case your hard drive fails, you switch computers, or you accidentally delete some of your data.

    Serif Drawplus X5
    For drawing, painting, web graphics, Flash animations and other digital artwork, DrawPlus X5 offers power and flexibility in a easy to use design. With Serif's new Accelerated Graphics Technology, you can create high-quality artwork faster than ever before. Tailor your projects for print or the web and open, edit and share files in industry-standard formats. Produce amazing digital designs and artwork, at any size, regardless of your level of experience.

    Serif PhotoPlus X5
    Edit, fix, enhance, and organize your entire image collection with this powerful and intuitive software. Remove red eye, restore an old photo, add amazing effects or anything in between. You can even perform advanced tasks like editing Raw files, HDR image merging and more.

    Motion Artist
    Motion Artist features powerful and intuitive animation to make comics and presentations come alive with motion and visual effects. Create and animate custom comic panels, customized text and word balloons, and add complex effects! Export your project to an interactive HTML5 webpage! Easy-to-use timeline animation makes creating new projects fun and easy.

    TurboProject Professional
    From creating schedules to assigning resources and activities, TurboProject Professional offers a comprehensive project management software toolset. Create calendars, timelines, and Gantt charts in minutes, then assign resources and tasks, and check them off as they get completed. TurboProject Pro also includes tools such as resource and activity views, automatic over allocation warnings, split and recurring activity scheduling and more.

    Total Defense Premium Internet Security/AntiVirus - One Year Subscription
    True all-in-one security suite that protects your important files with online back-up and guards against viruses, data loss, phishing, identity theft, and a host of other threats on your PC and smart phone. Fend off intruders with parental monitoring and control, and even locate, track or lock your lost or stolen smart phone. Plus, protection against viruses and spyware is also included for your Android tablet. New virus and spyware signatures are delivered to your PC multiple times per day.

    Easy DSLR Photography Course
    The Easy DSLR Membership has the basics you need to get up and running with your Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera. This course has over 4 hours of online training including 12 online training videos. Great for beginners who are picking up a camera for the first time or experienced professionals who will learn a new tip and trick.

    Choice of Learn To Speak Language Course
    Learn your choice of English, Spanish, French or German on your commute, in your car, or wherever you can take your iPod or MP3 player. The course covers greetings and farewells, getting information, introductions, getting acquainted, making friends, and vocabulary and conversations for travel, business, and everyday life.

    $40 Easy Canvas Prints Gift Card
    Turning your photos to canvas with Easy Canvas Prints are great for decorating your home or office, and perfect as photo gifts! With the easy to use canvas prints designer, you can turn your very own image into a stunning work of art on canvas! Just choose your canvas size and wrap thickness, upload your pictures or art, and choose your border for a personalized canvas print of your own.

    20 Song eMusic Download
    Since eMusic started as the first online music store in 1998, they have realized that members are not just amassing singles-they're cultivating a collection. Their catalog of downloads includes many familiar and off-the-beaten path releases from both major and independent labels. They make sure the 17+ million tracks include new and vintage cuts from indie and major labels, spanning a breadth of genres.

Please Note: An internet connection is required for registration and download of the individual products included in the PC Essentials v4.1.3. Please follow the instructions on your software download certificate to retrieve each of the included titles. Some software titles may require a credit card and/or account to use, however, you will not be billed until after the terms of the software bundle have expired. Some software titles require the registered user be 18 years of age or older. The eMusic offer is open to new users only. For support with the software registration or download process, please contact InDemand Software at 1-312-262-0026 (Monday - Friday, 10AM - 6PM CT). For Total Defense Software only, once the product is installed, please contact Total Defense for technical support at 1-877-205-7962.