Question about Gateway 7330GZ Notebook
My gateway laptop's power button appears to be locked. I can't tuen it on anymore.
Your computer works fine. Its just a little plastic tab that has broken off of the power button. Bad design! The power button doesn't sit right about the power switch. The broken tab makes the switch. The button is directly about the LED light. You have to remove the power button panel (Your user manual will instruct you on that) and then you can rig something where the plast tab was or just remove the circuit board from the panel and just power it on with your finger on the circuit board. No risk of shock. Well it hasn't gotten me yet :o) There's only two screws that you have to remove from the back of the computer to remove the panel and keep in mind that the top hinge covers are part of the power button panel so you have to gently loosen those with a little screw driver as well.
Posted on Oct 08, 2011
Im having the same problem
first ordered a new power button on ebay
still same problem,next is the small ribbon cable
connected to the powerbar and the motherboard
secured with a small brown clip must be lifted up
then insert cable in the right way straight down evenly
before pushing clip back on,ill know once my ribbon cables come in i just ordered
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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