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Gateway laptop mx6448

Machine will not boot. power button turns computer on and glows blue as dose the battery & power lights on front ,but the screen is completly black.the cooling fan runs after a few minutes.the system has an amd processor and is running XP

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  • makeupbird Jul 11, 2008

    HI

    AM HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM WITH MY PRESARIO V6000.

    ALL LIGHTS COME ON BUT SCREEN REMAINS BLACK.

    HELP!

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    2 blue lights on and the fan is running but it won't boot up

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All my lights come on but theres no screen its all black

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

Hi
Managed to get hold of HP service desk. They came and picked up the laptop. They will replace the motherboard. After speaking to some friends, this appears to be a common problem with this model.
Laptop is under warranty.
Thanks for your offer of help George. May need your services in the future!

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Try booting from dvd drive with rescue disk

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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My screen stays black


A blacked-out screen doesn't necessarily indicate a broken monitor.
If the computer has run out of charge or is in hibernation or sleep mode,
if the screen is too dark, or if the display cable has come disconnected from the motherboard, the screen may appear black or fail to turn on. To fix a blacked-out laptop screen, troubleshoot the screen settings, check the LCD connector and see if the computer is awake and receiving power.
Touch the touchpad or move the external mouse to see if the computer is asleep or hibernating. If the computer fails to respond, press "Enter" on the keyboard. Press the power button if the screen remains black.

Confirm that the power indicator light, found at the front of the computer or above the keyboard, is glowing solid green or blue. Confirm that the power adapter is plugged into the computer and into a wall outlet. Confirm that battery indicator light is glowing solid green or blue. Hold down the "Fn" key. Press the up-arrow to see if the screen brightness increases.
Some computers also use the "F6" or "F7" keys to increase screen brightness.
Hold down the power button for 10 seconds to turn off the laptop.
Remove the AC adapter from the computer, close the screen, and then turn the PC over.
Slide the battery latch to eject the battery. Pull the battery out of its compartment. Turn the computer back over, open the lid, and insert the edge of a flathead screwdriver or other flat, solid object beneath the bezel above the keyboard. Wedge the edge of the keyboard bezel off of the top cover.
Work your way along the edge of the keyboard bezel to loosen it.
Pull the bezel off the laptop.
Trace the cable coming from the laptop screen to the connector found beneath the bezel. Reconnect the display cable to the motherboard if the cable has come loose from the connector. Line up the tabs on the bezel with the slots along the top of the keyboard. Insert the right edge of the bezel into the gap above the keyboard, and then push the bezel back in place. Turn the computer back on. If the laptop screen is still blacked out, connect an external monitor to the video port on the side of the PC to confirm that the video card isn't defective. If the external monitor works, the LCD screen could be broken. If the monitor doesn't work, the motherboard or video card might need to be replaced. Hope this helps

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MX6448 won't boot; black screen.


It seems that you don't remove the battery when you use the Notebook. This practice shortens the life of the battery because, when you use the a/c adapter and the battery, your battery is alternately charging and discharging all the time. The cells in the battery eventually die.

From what you describe, it sounds like the power strip inside the Notebook (where you plug in the adapter cord) has been damaged and needs to be replaced.

Your computer is not a total loss. Just have that power strip and the battery replaced and your Notebook should be up and running again.

And, in the future, if you just remove the battery when your kid uses the computer, or if you are going to be using it for over 1 hour. Save the battery to use when you need the mobility.

Oct 10, 2009 | Gateway MX6448 Notebook

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Gatweway lap top button light up, but wont turn on


I'm afraid this sounds suspiciously like a motherboard problem. It would help to know what model etc, as some Gateway & EMachine model laptops have had extended warranties due to motherboard issues, or just go to Gateway.com and research it yourself.

Jul 20, 2009 | PC Laptops

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I have a gateway ma7 laptop and press power and get nothing


When the computer is off, unplug the power cord from the laptop and then plug it back in. See if the charge light (lightning bolt symbol next to the led) comes on or turns green/blue. If it doesn't your power supply may not be working, even if the light on the supply is on. Second is the battery may be damaged. Remove the battery and see if you can power on at all.
If it boots with only the cord, the battery is bad/shorted forcing shutdown.

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Laptop shuts down in 6 seconds.


Most proably it is a main board problem. Contact authorized service center.

Jan 27, 2009 | Gateway MX6448 Notebook

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Laptop won't turn on


It may very well be a bad jack but it also could be a bad battery that is not retaining charge. Yes, a bad battery will cause many laptops not to turn on.
1- how does the charger jack fit; is it loose or wiggle when pluged in? or does it fit snugly with no movement when plugged in? If the charger no longer fits snuggly or moves a lot when plugged in, it may very well be a bad dc jack. Not a task for a DIYer but well worth having fixed.

2- Try removing the battery and see it powers on the charger only. Some laptops will not work without a battery and some will. If this is a Gateway, it probably will work without a battery.

Jan 08, 2009 | Gateway MX6448 Notebook

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No Power


You know I had a problem like that at sometime back and I found that the CPU unit had come loose I dont how but it did so I pust it back in solid and away everything went. Cost nothing to try just you ego......goodluck

Sep 02, 2007 | Gateway MX6448 Notebook

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