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My Gateway m275 tablet will not charge or power up even with it plugged in

I don't know if its my ac adapter cord or the point at which it plugs into the laptop that is bad. but the power is not going to the laptop. the battery is drained now so i can't turn on the computer because the power cord won't charge it and it won't power up the laptop. what can be the problem? how can i fix it? usually if the battery is charging or the power cord is plugged in, there would be a light indicating either of the 2. but none of that is present.

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  • MomofJess Sep 27, 2008

    My laptop has done this since about 3 months after I bought it model MT6828.I have had it repaired twice. It was actually sent back to Gateway as it was under warranty and it still does it. In fact I am about ready to return it to Best Buy and have them repalce the entire computer. It is ridiculous. It has never worked right even after they supposedly replaced the power pin and also gave me a new power cord. Any assistance on this would be greatly appreciated. :)

  • patricorusse Nov 27, 2008

    I have a MT6828 and I have exact same problem. I can't charge, it wont turn on, batt. dead. I'm thinking I'll buy a new DC charger and see if that's the probelm. Outside of that, I dont know what to do.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    I plugged it up to charge overnight and when I turned it back on I was presented with thiss issue.

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At least a 50% chance the power pin inside the computer has been damaged. Taking apart a laptop and getting it back together correctly is a tough job . . . .The part (the power pin) is not that expensive ($ 5-10) but the labor is expensive. If you don;t feel up to the task, have it fixed by a professional and after it''s fixed get a CRD (Cable Retention Device) to keep from damaging the pin a second time.

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My guess is that they "can", but considering that this would not be a warranty repair, you'd probably end up paying WAY more than it's worth in labor and that's IF they'll even do it. They'll probably give you a hard time.

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