Question about Gateway MX6030 Notebook
It sounds like this could be one of two things:
1.) The a/c power adapter (power cable) is bad and no longer charges your laptop. You can check to see if the light on the black box that connects the cable to the wall is illuminated, if so...it probably is not the cable. If it is not illuminated, you can try plugging it into another outlet to see if it comes on. 2.) This could also be a case of a bad battery. In which case, you might need to look into ordering a replacement.
Both the a/c power adapter and the battery replacement can be found online (ebay, etc), but you should try to pinpoint if it is the cable or the battery before ordering parts. Cables are cheaper than batteries!
Hope this helped.
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
How long did you leave the battery out?
To discharge the BIOS you need to short out the battery contacts, or disconnect the battery for 1/2+ hours.
If this does not work the it is near impossible to remove because the password would be stored on an EEPROM chip.
Check with Gateway, they might suggest a motherboard replacement just like IBM.
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
You can download and reinstall the WindowsXP audio driver for your Gateway MX6030 to restore it's options and functionality.
You can access the driver for this system at:
Posted on Dec 31, 2009
SOURCE: Gateway Mx6030 will not charge,
Try to upgrade the chipset driver from here:
Try also to upgrade them all.
It will do no harm.
Try also to check for bad connections on the battery.
Remember to select the windows you are running.
Posted on Mar 09, 2011
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