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gateway laptop wont power on

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ASCFIRE, May 6, 2010.

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  1. ASCFIRE

    ASCFIRE Thread Starter

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    Tried the power drain thing............nada. No lights, fans.........zilch.

    it is a Model PA6A ...............Gateway wants 199.00.........I'm a firefighter not a millionaire; any help?
     
  2. maceman

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    Hi Ascfire,
    First you should check if the power cord works. You can also try to remove the battery and HDD, power cord unplugged, of course. Put all together and try again. There may have been a current peak and it can make a lot of harm, which needs professional help. :(
     
  3. ASCFIRE

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    did all that.....change power plugs/packs and alas; a 17" gateway paper weight.........this is the "Boss" lady's computer..........all the important stuff is on there. I'm headed to Best Buy right now(that is were I paid for it).........to see if they can help. Hope I don't have to get her a new one for mothers day.......flowers are sooooooo much more my style ( and budget).
     
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