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Have a gateway 3520, won't power up

I charge the battery or not but will not power up.

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  • truthfulim Jun 17, 2008

    the battery holds a charge, the power light comes on and so does the drive light, can hear the CD spin up. No display, no sound. I have tested the harddrive it is fine. the heat sync fan will not stay on. I do not have a voltmeter to check power to the board. I am selling it on ebay for parts since I can not find the heat sync except on a waiting list. I think it is least case the heat sync, worst case the board. Thank you.

    I do tech support, I am not half bad at (repaired more than a few) desktop computers but have only a little bit of laptop skils.


  • bransonCR Mar 19, 2009

    Did you ever get a fix, i have the same problem in that the computer shows power, no fan, no screen, and the light blinks like it is in sleep mode. running Vista home. thanks

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Take off your battery and put it back again, it should start charging

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

Take off your battery and put it back again, it should start charging

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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Check your battery charger,check your batt,check the out put of your charger to know and to ensure that your charger is working.if its working good,your batt is already busted or a board problem.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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    Demas Alaga Nov 28, 2008

    let someonne check the output of your adaptor.if its over coltage,its time for you to buy a new one.

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You could have a bad power port...how do you know that the batt is charged?

if its not the power port then it could be a bad switch...or main board

what happens when you press the power button?

can you hear your cd drive fan or anything start up?

how advanced are you?

Posted on May 27, 2008

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