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Gateway mt3707 i can use my laptop for about 5 minutes the the sceen darkens. you can still kinda see what you were looking at but screen has no light to it. please help.

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Do you know what the part number is for a Power button board for a Gateway MT3707 Notebook? Do you know where I could buy one? Thanks, Barry

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The inverter or backlight is on its way out, it won't bother the operating system but you can see nothing, with most inverters its the coil that goes which is fairly inexpensive to fix, if it is the inverter, thats a lot more expensive, what you can do for time being is plug an exteral monitor into the laptop so you use it.

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Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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