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HP nc8000 LAPTOP DISASSEMBLY ETC....

HP nc8000 LAPTOP... DC POWER SOCKET NEEDS RESOLDERING/
BRIDGING TO MAIN PCB... HOW DO I DISASSEMBLE , REMOVE INTERNAL LEADS ETC .....

WITH THANKS AMT

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I would try a new power adaptor cord 1st, they go bad alot and I have been on calls to soder the DC power socket many times, when it was simply a power cord problem.

If a new cord does not work the assembly manual can be downloaded from HP at this address:

http://bizsupport.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00803690/c00803690.pdf

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Whereis the fuse on a hp 523n pc


None to my knowledge tonytegroce.

If there were one it would be at the back of the Power Supply in a fuse holder, or inside the Power Supply's case.

Power supply should be rated at a maximum wattage of 200 Watts, and is probably made by Bestec, HiPro, or Delta.
(Actual maximum wattage is more like 60 to 70 percent of what is stated. 120 Watts to 140 Watts)

{ NOTE*
I Do Not recommend opening the Power Supply. Inside the Power Supply are Electrolytic Capacitors.

Electrolytic Capacitors are designed to slowly build up a charge, then release it all at once.
Rough comparison is a large swimming pool filled up by a garden hose, then one wall is taken down all at once.

Electrolytic Capacitors can hold a charge for Weeks, Months, sometimes over a year, when power to them has been removed. (In this case; Power Supply unplugged from power)

IF, your fingers touch the two terminals on the bottom of a capacitor, the charge can be released to YOU.
IF, your fingers complete a circuit, that one or more capacitors are in, the charge can be released to YOU }


If the computer does not come on when you push the Power On button:

1) Check to see if the surge protector has power. Is the Power On LED light lit?

Next check to see if THAT receptacle in the surge protector, has power. The receptacle in the surge protector that the computer is plugged into.
You can use a table lamp, for one, to test.

I have had 4 surge protectors now, that just THE receptacle the computer was plugged into, had NO power.
Everything else had power. Monitors, router, sound system, printer, etc.


Sure that the computer is receiving power?
2) Perform the test to see if the Power On switch is bad, or the Power Supply.

{The Power On switch is an ATX power on switch. It is located inside the plastic Power On button assembly.

Example of an ATX Power On switch,

http://www.directron.com/atxswitch.html }

The test is to bypass the Power On switch. It does not involve the Power On switch, or the pins on the motherboard that it connects to.

A jumper wire is used on the 20-pin ATX main power cable connector.
This is an example of a 20-pin ATX main power cable, and it's respective connector on the motherboard,

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20

This is an illustration, and photo of the FIC AM35 motherboard, used in the HP Pavilion 523n Desktop PC,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07899&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en&product=90387

Scroll the page down. Illustration is first, photo second.

Motherboard sitting as it is in your computer; Processor to the top, and Ram Memory slots to the right, the 20-pin ATX main power cable connector on the motherboard, is to the Right of the ram memory slots.

In the illustration it is labeled - ATX Power Connector

In the photo it is to the right of the long Black ram memory slots, and is a whitish/yellow connector with two columns of 10 squarish socket holes.

Referring back to the example of the 20-pin ATX main power connector;

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20

Observe the photo all the way to the right. The ATX main power cable is plugged into the motherboard. This is the way it should be for the test.

A jumper wire is used to temporarily connect the Green wire, to ANY Black wire.
The Green wire you see is a Soft Power On wire. Abbreviated as PS_ON.

ALL of the Black wires you see are Ground wires.

The preferred jumper wire is a paper clip. It's small size, and stiffness is ideal for this application.
The paper clip is straightened out, then bent into a U-shape.

The middle of the U-shape is wrapped a few times with black plastic electrical tape.
This area is for your fingers to hold onto.

The 'legs' of the U-shape is inserted down into the socket holes of the 20-pin ATX main power cable connector.

The paper clip's 'legs' are inserted down into the socket holes, in the Back of the ATX main power cable connector.
The Back is where the wires go in.

The legs MUST be inserted down into the socket hole pretty far.
At the bottom of every wire going into the connector, is a metal terminal. (Female)
The legs of the paper clip MUST touch those metal terminals.

The legs go down in the socket hole, RIGHT NEXT TO the existing wire in the socket hole.
One leg goes down in a socket hole with the GREEN wire, the other leg goes down in ANY socket hole with a Black wire.

The contact period made is No longer than 2 seconds.
(The Power On switch is a Momentary Contact Switch)

IF the computer (Power Supply) comes on, the Power On switch is bad.

IF the computer (Power Supply) Does Not come on, the problem is a bad Power Supply.

Shock Warning:

The Soft Power On circuit uses 5 Volts DC.
Two D cell flashlight batteries produce 3 Volts DC.

There may, or may not be a spark when you touch the jumper wire.
If it makes you feel more comfortable, you may wish to wear a glove on the hand that uses the jumper wire. (Paper clip)

{Note*
One single wrap of black plastic electrical tape will insulate you from 600 Volts DC }

Post back in a Comment as to your findings after the test.

Regards,
joecoolvette

{Added note*
The harmful voltages are inside the Power Supply's case.
The Power Supply converts AC voltage into DC voltage.

(USA - 120 Volts AC
Europe - 220 Volts AC
Australia - 220 Volts AC
Japan - 100 Volts AC)

The DC voltages that the computer uses is.
A) 3.3 Volts DC
B) 5 Volts DC
C) 12 Volts DC

Inside the computer are very low DC voltages }

Oct 18, 2011 | HP Pavilion 523n (P9851AR#ABA) PC Desktop

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So my Hp Pavilion A200N Desktop Pc does not want to turn on! Just the other day it was up and running. What is wrong with it??!


Dunno yet.
I suggest you perform the diagnostic test to see if the problem is the Power On switch, (Located inside the plastic Power On button assembly), or the Power Supply.

(Hopefully your power company wasn't doing any work on your line, or a brownout occurred. Also hope there were no lightning storms present, and the computer was plugged in. Surge protector? With lightning strikes you need a surge protector that costs around $300. The ones that are usually purchased will not provide adequate protection. No matter what they state. {$12 to $60)

The method is to use a jumper wire on the ATX main power cable connector.
The jumper wire connects to the green Soft Power On wire, and ANY black ground wire.

If the computer comes on, (Power Supply actually), you have a bad Power On switch.
A generic replacement Power On switch runs about $5,

http://www.directron.com/atxswitch.html

If the computer does NOT come on you have a bad Power Supply.
(Not hard to replace yourself at all)

I would like to start by showing you an illustration and photo of your motherboard,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07813&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&site=null&lang=en&product=329403&key=null

Scroll the page down towards the bottom.
There is a square shape represented in the middle of the illustration, with the bold letter/numbers - Intel 845GL in it, and Memory Controller Hub (MCH) under that.

Below this is the ATX main power connector. (ATX Power Connector)
It is white in color (Photo), and has 20 socket holes.
Two rows of 10 socket holes.

This is a closer look at an average 20-pin ATX main power cable, and it's connector. (Plus the above mentioned connector on the motherboard),

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20

The photo to the far Left shows the 20-pin ATX main power connector on the motherboard. (Female connector)

The photo in the Middle shows the Front of the connector, on the power supply's 20-pin ATX main power cable. (Male connector) Plugs into the connector on the motherboard.

The photo to the far right shows the 20-pin ATX main power cable plugged into the motherboard.
(into the 20-pin ATX main power connector on the motherboard)

The photo to the far Right shows the BACK of the connector that you will be using.
The jumper wire is placed down into two socket holes into the Back of the connector.

One end of the jumper wire goes down into the socket hole with the Green wire.
The green wire is the Soft Power On wire. (Abbreviated as PS_ON)

The other end of the jumper wire goes down into a socket hole with ANY Black wire.
ALL Black wires are ground wires.

The jumper wire goes down into the socket hole RIGHT NEXT TO THE EXISTING WIRE that is present.
Goes right beside the wire already in the socket hole.

Every wire going down into that connector ends in a metal terminal.
The metal terminal is pretty far down into the socket hole.

For this reason, you must ensure that the ends of the jumper wire are touching the metal terminals, down in the socket holes.

A paper clip is usually used for the jumper wire. It is nice and thin, conducts electricity, and is stiff.
The paper clip is straightened out, then bent into a U-shape.
The middle of the U is wrapped with a few wraps of black plastic electrical tape.
This area is for your fingers.

Computer laying on it's side on a table, computer case open, computer plugged into power:
The jumper wire is inserted into the two socket holes mentioned above.

IF the computer comes on you have a bad Power On switch.
If it does NOT you have a bad Power Supply.

About the voltage you will be addressing.
1) One wrap of black plastic electrical tape will insulate you from 600 Volts DC.

2) The voltage you will be addressing is 5 Volts DC.
Two D cell flashlight batteries produce 3 Volts DC.

3) There may be a spark. Cautioning you in advance. You may wish to wear a rubber dishwashing glove on the hand with the jumper wire.
(Sometimes there is no spark. Just cautioning you in advance so you don't freak out)

[Your computer Power Supply converts AC electricity from your home, or business, into DC electricity. (100 Volts AC, 120 Volts AC, or 220 Volts AC. Depends on what country you live in )

DC electricity is what is used by the hardware components inside the computer.
There is 3.3 Volts present, 5 Volts present, and 12 Volts present.
Only if you stick your hands inside an open computer power supply, (and plugged in), would you get shocked ]

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Jun 07, 2011 | HP Pavilion A200n (DF209A#ABA) PC Desktop

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How to replace the screen on a hp g61 322nr laptop


If you need to ask HOW to disassemble your desktop/laptop, I recommend that you STOP, and instead take the computer to a qualified technician, for proper and safe disassembly, repair, reassembly, and testing of your computer.

Oct 17, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Dell dimension 3000 stopped working no light on


When you connect the power adapter into the laptop, does the power LED light up? If not then -
The battery adapter or the adapter's power lead or the laptop's power socket could be faulty.
Check power adapter’s DC plug that connects into the laptop power socket with a multi-meter, the voltage should be slightly higher than the voltage that is printed on the label on the bottom of the adapter. If the voltage is zero or way below the voltage that is printed on the label then the power adapter is faulty and needs to be replaced.
If the adapter is OK then connect it to the laptop and power it up, then look at the power/battery charging LED light and wriggle the power plug in the laptop's power socket. If the power/battery LED light flashes and in a certain position this LED light stays firm, then the power socket is either faulty or it has a dry solder joint where it is connected to the motherboard.
This can be repaired but it requires the laptop to be completely dismantled to get at this power socket and repair. If you cannot DIY then I suggest you get a quote first.

Aug 11, 2010 | Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

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My computer wont turn on


This is in direct relation to an HP Pavilion a1440n desktop computer.

The Pavilion a1440n motherboard, has a 24-pin ATX main power connector.

Shown here on HP Support > Pavilion a1440n > Motherboard Specifications,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00590499&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=1843644

Scroll down the page to the motherboard illustration, and the photo below it.

In the illustration, the 24-pin ATX main power connector is marked -
ATXPWR. (Right upper side. Next to the Floppy drive connector)

You can see where the 24-pin ATX main power connector corresponds, in the photo.

This is a closer look at a 24-pin ATX main power cable, it's respective connector, and the corresponding connector on the motherboard.
(Not the Pavilion a1440n motherboard that is shown)

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain24

The two wires you want to jump across are the Soft Power On wire, (PS_ON), and ANY Ground wire.

ALL wires with Black insulation are Ground wires.
The Green wire is the Soft Power On wire.

This is a DC circuit. A flashlight using AA, AAA, C, or D cell batteries is one example of a DC circuit.
Direct Current.

Using just one battery for an example in a flashlight, power goes from the Negative terminal of the battery, through the slide On/Off switch on the side of the flashlight, and up to the Negative side of the flashlight bulb.

Power then goes through the filament of the flashlight bulb, to the Positive terminal of the battery, completing the circuit.

By using a jumper wire from the Soft Power on wire, to ANY Ground wire, you are completing a DC circuit.
The 5 Volt Standby circuit.

When a Power Supply is plugged into power, there is a 5 Volt voltage present in the Power Supply.
By pressing the Power On button, you are making a momentary contact, which completes the 5 Volt Standby circuit.
This 5 Volts 'excites' the Power Supply, and turns the Power Supply on.

(Actually you are momentarily closing the Power On switch. The Power On switch is located inside that plastic Power On button.

The Power On switch is a Momentary Contact Switch. The two contacts touch BRIEFLY, then spring pressure moves the contacts apart.

This is an example of a generic ATX Power On switch, that I have found fit's many computers,

http://www.directron.com/atxswitch.html )

Most of the time the Ground wire (Black) that is nearest the Soft Power On wire, (Green), is the Ground wire that is used.
Just down for ease of connecting.
You can use ANY Ground wire.

Looking at the photo in the middle of the above Playtool link, you are looking at the FRONT of the connector.

Note the metal square terminal connectors, in the socket holes.

These metal square terminal connectors, connect to the power wires coming into the 24-pin connector's plastic body.
This example resemble those metal terminal connectors, except they are square in shape, while this example is round in shape,

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/28-9410&mybuyscid=12972124402

The power wires come in the BACK of the connector.
The power wires are insulated.

This means that to connect a jumper wire to the metal terminal connector at the end of the power wire, the jumper wire has to go pretty far down in the socket hole.

The bare end of the jumper wire, has to go down in the socket hole far enough, to touch the metal terminal connector

Looking at the photo all the way to the right, in the Playtool link, where the power wires go down into the Back of the connector, is where the jumper wire goes.

The jumper wire goes into the socket hole, WITH the power wire, and the Ground wire.
Right next to the power wire, and right next to the Ground wire.

(Green Soft Power On wire {PS_ON}, and ANY Black Ground wire)

I use a jumper wire that is insulated, just like the power wires that go into the 24-pin ATX main power cable

Approximately 3 inches long, 1/2 inch of insulation is stripped off of each end of the wire, and the wire is bent into a U-shape.

Most use a paper clip, with several winds of black electrical tape in the middle, and the paper clip is bent into a U shape.

Choice is up to you, but please read on before you begin.

The U-shaped wire/paper clip is turned upside down.
The legs of the wire, or paper clip, go down into the socket holes.
Right next to the power wire, and the Ground wire.

The 24-pin ATX main power cable is still plugged into the 24-pin ATX main power connector, on the motherboard.
(As shown in the photo to the right, in the Playtool link)

I would suggest having the Power Supply unplugged from power, then insert one leg of the jumper wire into the socket hole with the Green Soft Power On wire.

Plug the Power Supply into power.
Now BRIEFLY touch the other leg of the jumper wire, into the socket hole of ANY Ground wire.

(ALL Ground wires end in one terminal point. Doesn't matter which Ground wire you chose)

You are making a BRIEF contact. No more than 2 seconds.
(Count, 1001,..1002)

You MUST ensure that the bare ends of the jumper wire, or the ends of the paper clip, TOUCH the metal terminal pins down in the socket holes.
(Green wire socket hole, and ANY Black wire socket hole)

Otherwise you are Not making a contact.

Advisement:
There will be a spark!

Warning you in advance.
Hence you may wish to wear a protective glove, on the hand that holds the jumper wire.
You may also wish to use an insulated wire, instead of a paper clip.

However,........the voltage we are talking about here is 5 Volts DC.
Two AA, AAA, C, or D cell flashlight batteries produce 3 Volts DC.

[The Power Supply in your Pavilion is an SMPS.
Switched-Mode Power Supply.

It converts AC {Alternating Current} electricity from your household, school, or business into DC electricity. (Direct Current)

There are three main DC Voltages produced by the Power Supply.
A) 3.3 Volts. (3 point 3)
Orange insulated wires are 3.3 Volts

B) 5 Volts
Red wires

C) 12 Volts
Yellow wires

ALL Black wires are ground wires.

If you use the jumper wire on the Soft Power On wire, and a Ground wire, AND the Power Supply comes on, you have a bad Power On switch.

If the Power Supply does Not come on, you have a bad Power Supply.
No if's, and's, or but's about it.

Apologize for the length of this solution, but I wanted to make it as plain, as if I were sitting next to you explaining this.

Jul 30, 2010 | HP Pavilion a1440n PC Desktop

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My laptop wont turn on or charge i bought a new charger and it still wont work how can i fix it?


When you connect the power adapter into the laptop, does the power LED light up? If not then -
The battery adapter or the adapter's power lead or the laptop's power socket could be faulty.
Check power adapter’s DC plug that connects into the laptop power socket with a multi-meter, the voltage should be slightly higher than the voltage that is printed on the label on the bottom of the adapter. If the voltage is zero or way below the voltage that is printed on the label then the power adapter is faulty and needs to be replaced.
If the adapter is OK then connect it to the laptop and power it up, then look at the power/battery charging LED light and wriggle the power plug in the laptop's power socket. If the power/battery LED light flashes and in a certain position this LED light stays firm, then the power socket is either faulty or it has a dry solder joint where it is connected to the motherboard.
This can be repaired but it requires the laptop to be completely dismantled to get at this power socket and repair. If you cannot DIY then I suggest you get a quote first.

Jul 07, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Hp a210n won't power up. Where should I start to troubleshoot the problem ?


Start at the wall outlet, then to the power cable, Then go on to the power switch (these have been known to go bad), then on to the power unit, you can buy a PSU checker at a computer retail store like CompUSA, just plug each of the power unit's connectors into the tester to make sure the appropriate power and voltage is going where it needs to. Also at the store look for a temp power switch that slips onto the pins of the motherboard and can be pressed in that area.

May 23, 2010 | HP Pavilion A210N (DF210A#ABA) PC Desktop

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My loptop is an Averatec 7100. How can I test the motherboard? I took it to a computer repair shop and they said is the motherboard, I want to know how can I test it on my own.


This is more of a system diagnosis that an actual motherboard testing procedure, but since all components attach to the motherboard in one way or another it could count as a prcess of elimination......

Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.
In this post I’ll explain how to troubleshoot a dead laptop and find the problem. The following troubleshooting tips are not model and brand specific, they should work for most laptops.
Let’s take a look at two different scenarios.
Example 1. The laptop is absolutely dead.
When you plug in the power adapter and press on the power button, there is no signs of life at all. The laptop will not make usual noises, LEDs will not light up, the fan will not spin, the screen is blank and black, etc… In short, the laptop is dead.

What you can do in this case?
1. Make sure the wall outlet is working and the laptop DC adapter is getting power from the outlet. Try another wall outlet.
2. Test the laptop DC power adapter, make sure the voltage output is correct. You can test the DC power adapter with a voltmeter.
3. Let’s say the DC adapter is fine and the adapter outputs correct voltage. In this case unplug the power adapter from the laptop, remove the battery, wait for 1-2 minutes, plug in the adapter and try turning on the laptop again.

OK, you tested the adapter and it’s bad. If you decide to replace the original DC adapter with a generic one, you’ll have to follow this rule:
The voltage output on your new adapter has to be exactly the same as on the original adapter. The amperage on the new adapter could be the same or higher.

If nothing helps and the laptop is still dead, apparently the motherboard is fried or there is a problem with the DC power jack. It’s possible the DC power jack is broken and the motherboard is not getting any power from the adapter. In this case you’ll have to disassemble the laptop and replace the power jack.
Example 2. When you plug the DC power adapter and press on the power button, the laptop starts making normal noises, the LEDs work properly but noting appears on the screen. The laptop will not start.
First of all, take a closer look at the LCD screen. Look at the screen under bright light. It’s possible that the image is still on the screen but it’s very faint.
If there is no image on the laptop LCD screen, test the laptop with an external monitor. Connect an external monitor to the VGA port on your laptop and turn the laptop on. You can toggle video output between the internal LCD screen and external monitor by pressing Fn and F4 keys simultaneously on HP laptops, Fn and F5 keys on Toshiba laptops, Fn and F7 keys on IBM laptops. Other laptops may use different key combinations.
Let’s say the external monitor works fine but the internal LCD screen has no image at all. If that’s the case, your problem could be related to the LCD screen or the video cable. Also, make sure the video cable makes good connection with the motherboard and the LCD screen. Try reconnecting, reseating the cable.
In my case, both internal and external monitors were absolutely dead. Neither of them had image. That means the problem is not related to the LCD screen or the video cable. From my experience I know that this problem could be related to the laptop memory.
Try reseating the memory module, maybe it’s not making good connection with the memory slot. Try cleaning contacts on the memory module with pen eraser. Try moving the memory module into another slot. Try replacing the memory module with another known good module, it’s possible that your original module is dead.
If you have two memory modules installed you can try removing them one by one, it’s possible that one of the modules is bad. Try installing different memory modules into different memory slots.

In my case reseating, swapping the memory module didn’t help. I was pretty confident that my problem is not memory related and I moved on.
Try removing battery, hard drive and DVD drive and turning on the laptop without these components.
Also, try turning on the laptop with an external monitor when the video cable is unplugged from the motherboard. If the laptop start with video on the external monitor, apparently there is something wrong with the laptop display panel.
Finally, disassemble the laptop and removed the motherboard.
1. Motherboard. Like on most laptops, in my case the video card is integrated into the motherboard
2. CPU with heatsink and cooling fan.
3. Known good memory module.
4. The power button board witch you need to turn on the system.
5. Working DC power adapter.

Still cannot get any video on the external monitor. The system turns on, the cooling fan starts spinning but there is no video.
At this point I’m 95% sure that the motherboard is dead. CPU failures are not very common, so it must be bad motherboard.





Oct 13, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Dead Toshiba A100 laptop computer


In order to replace the power jack in your laptop you’ll have to remove the jack from the motherboard as I explained in the previous post: Replacing DC power jack.
While removing the jack you can accidentally pull out the internal copper coating (I’ll call it a sleeve) from the inside of the “+” terminal as it shown on the picture below.
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The internal copper sleeve has been removed and cannot be installed back. If you solder the power jack back on the motherboard without this sleeve it might work but the connection between the “+” lead and motherboard will not be reliable.
In the following guide I explain how to fortify a damaged power jack connection. You can use this repair technique in some laptops with similar power jacks.
Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.In this post I’ll explain how to troubleshoot a dead laptop and find the problem. The following troubleshooting tips are not model and brand specific, they should work for most laptops.
Let’s take a look at two different scenarios.
Example 1. The laptop is absolutely dead. 
When you plug in the power adapter and press on the power button, there is no signs of life at all. The laptop will not make usual noises, LEDs will not light up, the fan will not spin, the screen is blank and black, etc… In short, the laptop is dead.
What you can do in this case?
1. Make sure the wall outlet is working and the laptop DC adapter is getting power from the outlet. Try another wall outlet.
2. Test the laptop DC power adapter, make sure the voltage output is correct. You can test the DC power adapter with a voltmeter.
3. Let’s say the DC adapter is fine and the adapter outputs correct voltage. In this case unplug the power adapter from the laptop, remove the battery, wait for 1-2 minutes, plug in the adapter and try turning on the laptop again.
OK, you tested the adapter and it’s bad. If you decide to replace the original DC adapter with a generic one, you’ll have to follow this rule:
The voltage output on your new adapter has to be exactly the same as on the original adapter. The amperage on the new adapter could be the same or higher.
If nothing helps and the laptop is still dead, apparently the motherboard is fried or there is a problem with the DC power jack. It’s possible the DC power jack is broken and the motherboard is not getting any power from the adapter. In this case you’ll have to disassemble the laptop and replace the power jack. Check out thisguide for fixing laptop power jack.

Jan 12, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Try here - detailed photos for same problem on different model Gateway:
http://www.insidemylaptop.com/take-apart-gateway-nx570x-laptop-disassembly-guide/

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