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GATEWAY LAPTOP DOES NOT TURN ON

MY GATEWAY LAPTOP WAS WORKING FINE, AND I ACCIDENTALLY PLUGGED IN THE WRONG POWER SUPPLY. NOW THE LAPTOP DOES NOT TURN ON. WHAT CAN I DO? OR SHOULD I BYE A NEW ONE?

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  • emilbaez Aug 08, 2009

    nothing at all. with or without battery, even with power connected directly it does nothing. thanks

  • emilbaez Aug 08, 2009

    ok i try and have a tech look at it. it's kind of hard because i am in afghanistan. thanks.

  • Mark Whitaker May 11, 2010

    it's really not possible to say for sure, but that power connector
    plugs directly into the motherboard. The most expensive part.

    Will it do anything at all when just on battery, or just on the right power supply with the battery removed?

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What was the Watts rating on the wrong power supply? Compare it with the watts on the correct adapter.You may have fried your laptop. I would have a tech check it out before you buy a new one. There are many companies available offering a free diagnosis in Fix Ya's repair directory.

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