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Gateway MX6438 will not power on

Stopped working while plugged into outlet, flashed red light (indicating battery is out of power?) when trying to turn on.
After numerous tries of pressing power button, stopped flashing red at all.
Just bought a new battery 9 months ago
help!

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If your battery is dead and your not able to use the adapter to keep it going, its probably a dead ac adapter. is the light where its connected ? light on the box (if it has one), the outlet you are plugged into have power to it ? try another plug

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