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Laptop shutdown monitor shut to soon / stuck in sleep mode

O.k heres the problem: usually shutdown on laptop is normal but if i close the lid ( the monitor ) to soon before the shutdown is complete; is the problem. when i power on agian only the fans, cdrw/dvd-rom lights appear. it doesn't boot windows and there's no screen just black. and although i have taken my system to adecco, but $40 later and no help, i ended up resurrecting my laptop myself. i went back and they were rude about it. PLEASE can someone help???? when i spoke w/Gateway they told me it's the motherboard and $600 to fix, plus $200 for the diognostics alone. i really don't think this is the problem? but don't know???? i keep my system up to date and make a point to take care of it.

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Re: laptop shutdown monitor shut to soon / stuck in...

The problem is the power off sensor ... this is a sensor to shut the monitor of if u close the lid (monitor) so it seems like that this sensor is still on the closed status so try to find it then see if it's a mechanical try to move it with your hand and if it's an electrical try to but a light on it .... if it work please rate me!

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