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Gateway m series wont power on, is plugged up, pulled and reinstalled battery...

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  • rxip Aug 15, 2008

    I have the Gateway M-6750

    I put a cd into the laptop and not a second passed after it closed that the laptop just powered down and it was charging and it was charged before it powered down. I doubt it was the cd because i bought it from best buy and it was to help me transfer my music.

    Now the laptop wont even power... and its been charging for over an hour.

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I am having the same problem. I tighten the screws in the bottom and it started working. I am not sure for how long.

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Change the internal power.

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http://support.gateway.com/s/notebook/2009/gateway/nv/NV78/NV78ul.shtml

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Power outlet at the wall - try plugging something else into the socket or use a different socket

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