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My laptop wont turn on

I have a Gateway laptop and it wont turn on... It wasnt plugged on the energy the last time I used it. It still had battery. All of a sudden, it stopped working.

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  • D-MONEY_09 Feb 10, 2009

    my gateway worked fine all night but seemed to be a bit warmer than it usually ran , i shut it off and went home , it had cooled down but when I plugged it in and turned it on a few hours later it said unable to charge and then when dead , asuming it was the cord , I replaced it properly , but it still wouldn't turn on , the red indicator light just blinks like when the battery is dead. could my computer just need a new battery or should it still turn on? It was used alot and is about two yrs old, I had also noticed the battery life was not near as long as it used to be, what should I do ?

  • jwilko Feb 11, 2009

    My Gateway MT6839b was plugged into the mains and being used when the screen suddenly went blank and the mains/battery lights went out. It has since failed to fire up at all. My local repair shop can't help but says all internal parts seem to be working properly. If the motherboard has gone, should this have happened on a laptop little more than 18 months old?

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Does the battery charge? Or does nothing happen at all? If nothing at all happens then it is your motherboard and you need to replace the board

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