Question about Gateway MT3705 Notebook
I TOO HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM WITH MY GATEWAY LAPTOP -THAT A LOT OF THE POSTS CONCERNING GATEWAYS SEEM TO BE HAVING. I TOO HAVE PURCHASED NUMEROUS BATTERIES AND AC ADAPTERS BUT TO NO AVAIL. I HAVE FOUND OUT THE PROBLEM !!! THE FEMALE PART THAT THE AC ADAPTER CONNECTS TO - INSIDE THE COMPUTER ON THE MOTHERBOARD - IS AT FAULT. IT IS EITHER A BAD PIECE THAT SHOULD BE RECALLED OR GATEWAY HAS INTENTIONALLY MADE THESE PIECES WEAKER IN ORDER FOR THE COMPUTER TO FAIL AND FORCE THE CONSUMER TO PURCHASE SERVICE FROM THEM OR BUY A NEW COMPUTER. REGARDLESS SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE. PLEASE JOIN ME IN FILING A COMPLAINT WITH BOTH THE BBB IN YOUR AREA OR ONLINE, AND FILE A COMPLAINT WITH GATEWAY. THIS PROBLEM SHOULD NOT EXISIT. THANK YOU !!!
Same problem here.
I got lucky the first time it happened because I brought the laptop back to BestBuy within the 1year warranty (3days to spare) and they fixed it for free.
Now, 8 months later the same problem is occuring. I am going to contact the company directly first then file a complaint with BBB of Mississippi...
Posted on Nov 18, 2009
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Posted on Jan 07, 2009
and you believe this should be repaired under manufactures warranty.
This never bodes well and creates a negative vibe for the person who will try to help you!
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I was told by the computer repair company the connection is arching back and shorting out the chargers. To have a connection replaced would be $150 so that is what we are going to do. We have gone through 4 chargers on our gateway also.
Posted on May 21, 2009
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