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Gateway The lcd on my gateway mx 3414 is completely out. It will no longer comeon regardless of how long I charge my computer? Please advise thanks

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I had the same problem. I fixed it by turning off the computer and removing the battery. Then I removed the RAM. After I completely remove the RAM, I reinserted the RAM. The LCD screen began to work.

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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Throw the whole thing away. I had the same problem plus the wireless card gave out. Biggets piece of junk made. Also had to upgrade the ram to 1 gb just to get the thing to work. Best use for this unit is a paper weight.

Posted on Apr 14, 2008

  • rwh1948 Apr 06, 2010

    It's been a few years since I posted my problem but what you answered with is exactly what happened to me. But I did find a use for the computer. If you hook it up to a monitor it works. I'm hooking it to my TV in the living room and can watch inter net tv this way.

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