Already have an account? Josh « Problem with ACER Laptop | Duplicate Compaq: » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post new threads Bitte versuche es später erneut. by zmoney88 / July 5, 2013 3:14 AM PDT In reply to: My fix for this same issue Not sure if anyone monitors this anymore, but I am fixing a friends have a peek here
If I cant get a factory replacement for it, I will probably end up building a replacement wiring harness out of some better quality wire (however I will likely have to You will see a white connector with only two pins coming off the back. Problem solved, it has to be a bad power button. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same exact issue. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/gateway-nv78-not-starting-properly.160420/
This will save you at least $150 over buying a replacement http://service.ztronics.com/gateway-laptop-motherboard-repair.html However having read this thread although its Xmas day I could not resist trying one last attempt....so I did When the battery is in, and its plugged in the battery light shows a 'blue' light. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Faulty power button or bad/misaligned spring? The only thing that happens when I push the power button is that the power, Hard drive & Wireless lights all flash over & over.
Anmelden Dieses Video gefällt dir nicht? This may take a few minutes. View Picture In the Help protect Windows automatically screen, select Use recommended settings. After tearing it apart you can clearly see where the wires are pinching/binding with the opening and closing of the hinge(lovely setup)If I keep mine in sleep mode it will start
She isn't tech savvy, but she's a smart person, so I walked her through re-seating the HDD and the memory, but we didn't get any change. You may also... IT IS DEFINATELY THE CABLE. (for any new thread readers) glad you got it working. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/289055-28-gateway-nv78-laptop-wont-boot-turns-wont-boot Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - if I tweak the wires on the board just right.
Melde dich bei YouTube an, damit dein Feedback gezählt wird. So I guess I have the cable or button issue which is only going to cost me $, not $$$$Thanks again and GOOD LUCK everyone with this irritating issue on an Hope this helps someone, and shame on Gateway for building a very weak wiring assembly that almost looks designed to fail. View Picture In the Review your time and date settings screen, enter the appropriate information and then click Next.
Can't even load windows. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/gateway-laptop-wont-boot-240467.html WiedergabelisteWiedergabelisteWiedergabelisteWiedergabeliste Alle entfernenBeenden Das nächste Video wird gestartetAnhalten Wird geladen... Gateway Laptop Black Screen On Startup when i saw the one for under $15 i begrudgingly went ahead and purchased it. I asked him to provide the name of the local authorized service person to which he replied "you can contact any local technician near by your area.
by Intervex / February 20, 2011 9:47 AM PST In reply to: Same exact issue. navigate here Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - No luck with reset method by Ycrem102 / August 30, 2010 7:36 AM PDT In reply to: Try the generic reset noted at Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now I will show you how to gain more slack in your cable and reset your power button in place...
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Mystery problem gateway nv52 laptop This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. View Picture The Windows partition is formatted and Windows is installed. If this fix does not work, you may want to do the screwdriver on the sods under the keyboard at the end of the power cable to the board. Check This Out This should get you booted for now and it is fairly quick to preform.
But same issue it will boot, go from 15-30 secs max and then shuts down. And definitely a thanks to everyones posts for cheaper cables! After the computer is turned off, disconnect all USB devices except the keyboard and mouse.
Kategorie Praktische Tipps & Styling Lizenz Standard-YouTube-Lizenz Mehr anzeigen Weniger anzeigen Wird geladen... Anmelden Wird geladen... by kf6evf / September 2, 2012 1:24 AM PDT In reply to: Would the fan run briefly? If there is anything else to try and remedy the problem it, would be a great help. -1 lundgren_o 5 Years Ago Did you guys solve this problem?
Ask a question and give support. If I'm wrong, correct me, but don't be mean about it. I feel your pain my friend I was once in your shoes. http://vgvinc.com/gateway-laptop/gateway-600-needs-some-repairs.php The power lights stay on, but the screen stays dark and the fans she normally hears do not power on.
We know it's not the battery or ac adaptor if the battery light is on and goes red to blue when charging. Thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - RE: Would the fan run briefly? I installed and it worked.Also although it was over 9 mos ago, but a couple of things:1. Its like the lid switch is depressed but I have no idea where to find the lid switch.
If it fires up, the power button is your problem.Now I need to narrow it down in the power button itself, see whether it's the cable, spring, contacts, etc and go shorted the pins on the mother board where the wire for the power button connects. Nothing.Anyone else experience this problem and how much did it cost 1 answer Last reply Aug 28, 2010 More about gateway nv78 laptop wont boot turns wont boot xairaAug 28, 2010, i feel that the stress cause by the extreme 90 degree bend going into the button is the cause of failure.