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It won't turn on!

So I came home from work one day, and my Averatec 3200 laptop won't power on. When I hit the power button, nothing happens. The small battery shaped light flashes like the battery is charging, but nothing powers on at all. power won't turn on, red flasing light appears

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  • babybunyan Jul 09, 2008

    Gateway MX6124 laptop same issue. I unplugged it and moved it onto my desk so I could work on some scrap booking with a friend. 12 hours later I move it back to it's normal home, plug it in and....nothing!!! Nobody was near it, no spillage nothing. I removed the battery, opened the back and tried removing and reseating the memory and the hard drive. I replaced the battery and still.....nothing. Even if the battery was dead, I still had it plugged in with the adapter! HELP!!!

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Could be a power board problem. Anyone home at that time alone, possible internal damage due to spillage???? Pull harddrive, reseat memory and pull battery and try again.

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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