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  • arogachev Nov 20, 2008

    Hi, When i plug the power suplay the light for the charging is on.If I try to turn on the computer the charging light turns off. I removed the batery - it doesn't help. I think I have some electrical problem with some motherboard connection. My computer is Getaway, Model MX6436. My son has cleaned several times the computer with air and after that the computer has worked, but now the air doesn't help. I am from Montreal and if you now were I could fix my computer I'll thank you a lot.

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    Atanas Rogatchev (arogachev) :):)

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Well arogachev. You've given me nothing to go on. There could be a million reasons why you can't turn on your computer. Give me some details of what happened before this, what exactly happens when you try to turn it on, what computer it is. (Make and model.) What operating system you're running etc. I will then try my best to help you because at the moment I'd be starting with "Is it plugged in and is the plug switched on??"

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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    Eugene Tetlow Nov 20, 2008

    Unfortunately it could still be a number of things which aren't very easy to test with a laptop. To have a computer running you need a power supply unit, a working processor that's cooled properly and working memory. (RAM). Without any of those things the computer won't start. I would advise taking your laptop to your local PC shop or one of the larger companies that do computer repairs. I can't help you out anymore without the laptop here in front of me.
    Sorry I can't help anymore than this.


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