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Gateway mx6030 laptop won't turn on

My laptop will not turn on with the adapter or battery. The battery life is dead so i removed it. I recently purchased a new 90 watt adapter and that doesn't work. The adapter, plugged in, make a slight buzzing sound, but no lights come on or anything.

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  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    I have the same problem with this model of Gateway laptop. It wouldn't turn on with battery or with adaptor.


  • mrcoop13 Jan 01, 2009

    I just bought this model was told it worked with ac but battery was not charging, now cant get it to turn on at all. any body have any ideas?

  • hejharold Mar 09, 2009

    Gateway MX6030 will not charge or power up.

  • LindigloJ45 Apr 12, 2009

    MG1-P6822 This Laptop is very new and we can not get any power, it will not turn on at all.

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Hello there:
hopefully you got the right adapter for the machine and if so and still no lights or nothing you can try to hold in the resetr button on the back of the machine and turn on the power at the same time and see what happens if still nothing i would look at getting the machine serviced by a authorized dealer
you may have a bad board or the internal cmos battery is dead or there is a loose connection somewhere ok?
best regards michael

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

  • Michael Thomas
    Michael Thomas Sep 10, 2009

    also try to remove the battery and see if you can power up the unit that way using the reset button and the power button at the same time

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