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BATTERY MY GATEWAY LAPTOP WILL NOT CHARGE OR EVEN COME ON. IT SEEMS AS IF I NEED A NEW BATTERY IS THERE A WAY TO TEST BEFORE I BUY A BATTERY AND IT NOT BE THAT. I HAVE IT CHARGING BUT IT WON'T EVEN TURN ON.

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Make sure your charger is still working,if so then if the battery continues not to charge,your battery is bad,you need to get a new one.

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The beeping noise is a power on self Test error message and the number of beeps indicates the error code.
You need to take your laptop to a computer repair shop the assess the laptop's fault and when you get the quote then decide to get it repaired or put your money towards a new laptop.
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If your battery will not charge, you need to run a test on some components on the laptop. The battery, the charger and the laptop itself. Once you detect the faulty conponent then you replace it with a new one.

To test the battery:
1.Power off the laptop,
2.Take out the battery,
3.Insert it in another laptop,
4.Check of it will charge,

If the battery holds a charge there, then it means the problem is not from the battery, but if it does not hold a charge, then it means the battery is defective and need to be replaced with a new one.

To test the charger:
1.Unplug the charger from the present laptop,
2.Connect it to another laptop to see if it will charge.

If it charges the laptop, then it means the charger is alright, and if it does not charge the laptop, then it means the charger is bad and need to be replaced.

To test the laptop:
1.Turn off the laptop,
2.Disconnect your present charger,
3.Remove your present battery pack,
4.Insert a well tested battery into the laptop,
5.Connect a well tested charger to the laptop.

If it powers on, then it and charges, then it means the laptop is working fine, but if it does not charge, then it means the connection port of the laptop is bad.Hope this information was helpful.

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If your battery will not charge, you need to run a test on some components on the laptop. The battery, the charger and the laptop itself. Once you detect the faulty conponent then you replace it with a new one.

To test the battery:
1.Power off the laptop,
2.Take out the battery,
3.Insert it in another laptop,
4.Check of it will charge,

If the battery holds a charge there, then it means the problem is not from the battery, but if it does not hold a charge, then it means the battery is defective and need to be replaced with a new one.

To test the charger:
1.Unplug the charger from the present laptop,
2.Connect it to another laptop to see if it will charge.

If it charges the laptop, then it means the charger is alright, and if it does not charge the laptop, then it means the charger is bad and need to be replaced.

To test the laptop:
1.Turn off the laptop,
2.Disconnect your present charger,
3.Remove your present battery pack,
4.Insert a well tested battery into the laptop,
5.Connect a well tested charger to the laptop.

If it powers on, then it and charges, then it means the laptop is working fine, but if it does not charge, then it means the connection port of the laptop is bad.Hope this information was helpful.

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1) the charger from power supply inside of the laptop is defective.some component is burn or open,or short.
2) Of course you must shure that the batteries new is o.k you must go where do you buy and test it in another computer for to see is charging.

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To double check, you can do the following:

1. Disconnect adapter and run battery completely dead.
2. Reconnect adapter and let charge for at leasst 12 hours OR until battery displays 100% charge.

If it still won't charge to 100%, then you know for sure the battery is defective/worn out..
If you want to know more about this, look on wikipedia for: "Laptop Battery Lifespan" or "Laptop Battery Memory Charging".

But I'd say it's safe to assume that it's time for a new replacement battery for your Notebook PC.

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