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Gateway M675XL Power light comes on, no screeen. do I need a new Mother Board or a new Hard Drive. A couple of times it came on, if I let it set over night, Had the Hard Drive tested at Best Buys the other day and they said it test out to be ok. Called Gateway Tech and he said it sounds like the Hard Drive is bad. Now don't know what the heck to do. do you have any Ideas as what to do. Thanks

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  • wondering8 Jan 31, 2008

    Ok, must be Motherboard, any idea were to find a good buy on one and are they difficult to install. Thanks

  • wondering8 Jan 31, 2008

    Ok, Thanks a bunch, guess I'll go shopping.


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I had the same problem found to be a bad memory slot on my motherboard. I would suggest removeing one memory stick and restarting the computer. Swap slots if it doesn't work. I don't have any other idea if that doesn't work

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If you see nothing and hear nothing and hd is not spining motherboard.

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  • Goran Veletic Jan 31, 2008

    I have no idea if you want to buy a new one it is half of the price of new laptop so it is not an option, and if you get used it may die again so I would recommend getting new laptop.


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