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Gateway Laptop overheated and stopped working.

My son has a Gateway model # MT3422. He said that the fan stopped working and then the unit overheated and now it will not power-up. Is this the mother-board, CPU, or what? Thanks in advance for your assistance.

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Usually when the laptop overheats the CPU shuts down, and after it cools down you may be able to power it up again, unless the CPU has failed.
If you are able to get the laptop working, get the fan replaced, if it laptop doesn't boot up then there is a serious problem (most likely a costly one).

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