Gateway mx650 power isue

January 1, 2012 at 22:15:47
Specs: Windows XP
gateway mx650 power isue power from charger no power up when button pushed . found cabel wire inside almost severed .repaired then 19vt. ok .1 mo. later the carge light starts flashing on ./off aprox every 10 sec.s . checked power again and 19 vts constent power . opened laptop found no probs. so i thought itv was a batt isue .i didnt remove the batt cause she wouldnt start w/o it ? thought this is strange so i put it down untill today (apox. 3 weeks) no [power up no charge light and still got 19 vts from adaptor . seems to be D.O.A.. any thoughts ?

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#1
January 2, 2012 at 04:59:25
have you checked the amp rating of the ac?

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#2
January 2, 2012 at 11:21:12
Charger flashing is usually a signal of a bad battery.

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#3
January 2, 2012 at 22:15:41
i thought of that but shouldnt it start up w/o the batt ?

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#4
January 3, 2012 at 08:04:12
it should if the charger is good

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#5
January 4, 2012 at 00:21:03
batt. out or in still not powering up

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#6
January 4, 2012 at 13:04:10
I think you need a new charger

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#7
January 5, 2012 at 12:00:13
ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN GET ONE USED AT A GoOD PRICE ? opppps sorry bout the caps

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#8
January 5, 2012 at 14:50:36
Ebay or amazon are the best places, make sure it is the right volts/amps and watts.

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