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Gateway MA7 Not getting power

By traz8 ·
Hi, I was working on my laptop the other day when it died as if someone had just pulled out the power cable, i've tried a different power cable, i've checked for any burn outs on the mother board but still nothing...I cant get the laptop to power up at all...does anyone know what could be wrong?

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OK your description doesn't sound good

by OH Smeg In reply to Gateway MA7 Not getting p ...

Start by looking on the Gateway Site for a Service Manual for your Model NB. As they do not list MA7 as a Model you'll need to look here for your Model

http://support.gateway.com/support/supinfo/index.asp?pg=2&file=mo_leg.html

or here

http://support.gateway.com/support/supinfo/index.asp?pg=2&file=mo.html

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Gateway MA3 / MA7 No Power Problem - Solved

by 120426-000211 In reply to Gateway MA7 Not getting p ...

This is very common with this model. These notebooks will fail to power on, even after you replace the DC Jack. There is a short in between the layers of the PCB. This is repairable by a skilled technician. Precision Division in Clearwater, FL repairs this problem, for about a hundred.

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And this post was made on

by OH Smeg In reply to Gateway MA3 / MA7 No Powe ...

the 8 December 2008.

I don't think that this unit is still around.

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maybe the OP is

by .Martin. In reply to And this post was made on

kept the laptop, JUST in case someone could fix it for them.

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