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Laptop shuts down in 6 seconds.

I have a gateway mx8711 laptop. i unplugged it yesterday. today i plugged it in and it wont boot up. when i plug it in or connect the battery, the laptop comes on by itself and the fan turns on. after 5 or 6 seconds it shuts off. also the power LED glows about half power.

i disconnected the ram, hard drive, monitor, dvd player, and any other thing i could. all with the same result. turns on by itself and fan spins for 5 seconds. then shuts down. after this it will do nothing until i remove the power source and reconnect it. please help me.

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Most proably it is a main board problem. Contact authorized service center.

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