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Gateway laptop burning plastic smell
\015 Strong burning plastic smell when running\015
Hiya .. can you hear your fan running... would suggest your laptop not cooling properly... need to get it looked at or you'll kiss goodbye to your processor!
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Gateway laptop burning plastic smell
Hiya .. can you hear your fan running... would suggest your laptop not cooling properly... need to get it looked at or you'll kiss goodbye to your processor!\015\012\015\012Regards Faggly ... PC Desktops
Notebook smells like burning plastic.
Same thing has happened to me i would really like a fix :( ... PC Laptops
Gateway laptop not charging
Sorry, but unless you know someone who can fix that kind of thing, you will probably have to take it in (or try ityourself and risk the laptop's life). If the battery is dead then replace it; if it is burning it may be because the charger is providin ... PC Laptops
Melting power adaptor
Is the power adaptor made for the country you are living in? It's possible the plug you are plugging it into has a higher current than the plug was certified for. Have you tried plugging the laptop in in another location (like, in a different build ... Gateway 7405GX Notebook
Need replacement keyboard for gateway ml6732 laptop computer, don't have the old one and have no idea how to put it in. Need directs and need to know if screws come with new keyboard, or if it takes screws at all.
You may be able to get from Gateway. From a quick search I just did, it looks like Mundo Corp.com, has one. $49 dollars Here is the link,http://www.mundocorp.com/ml6732.htmlNow I don't have a Gateway Service Manual in front of me, ... Gateway ML6732 Notebook
If my laptop starts to smell like its burning and is really hot, should i turn it off? also, my windows automatic update won't work and i tried downloading additional windows software- is there any reason it wouldn't work on a gateway, windows vista basic?
Yes, you need to turn it off and let it cool down. Also, you may want to check inside (or get a tech to do it) to make sure all the fans are running correctly. Make sure the laptop is on a solid surface, such as a table so that it can breathe. I am n ... PC Laptops
Smoke came out of laptop keyboard now nothing works
If it smells like plastic being burned, then it must have been some piece of the laptop had a short circuit. Find out if its from the motherboard or just some wires shortage. If its in the system/hardware then it must be replaced. You have a big prob ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook
Keeps freezing My Gateway 8510GX keeps freezing. It stays on for about 1-5 minutes then it freezes. I can't CTL ALT DEL or anything. I have no choice but to force power off. About a week before this happened I was getting a message that my USB Hub port was malfunctioning and I had to reset it. I got this message even though there was nothing plugged into the USB.
Sounds like motherboard problems, but not 100% pointing to that. If you have the knowledge to do so - run a linux boot cd (can be found on a lot of PC magazine DVDs) and see if it crashes with that as well.\015\012\015\012Other things to ... Gateway 8510GZ Notebook
Dvd drive will not read burned discs
Put the disc back into the Asus laptop to check disc content is still on the disc,if its still there then the gateway laptop needs the same burning program as the ASUS to read the disk from the ASUS,\015\012\015\012Try reinstalling the bu ... Gateway PC Laptops
About little bit of smell coming from my laptop
What I have seen in my business is this: With laptops the power cord adapter places too much strain on the power connector and weakens the connector or the power cord that plugs into the laptop has taken a hit and it breaks loose the power connector ... Lenovo 3000 N100 Notebook PC
Strong smell of burning plastic from laptop fan seems to not be working
Does your laptop still work? If it does I would turn it off immediately. It will depend which fan is not working. If it is your processor fan your chip is probably fried. Either way it is not safe to use until you get it checked out. ... PC Desktops
Laptop Overheating My gateway mx3701 keeps overheating and shutting down. I predominantly use the laptop for browsing and video. The fan exhaust port sometimes smells like something is burning. I installed speedfan - it says that the core is running at 75*C and rising. how do I remedy this problem?? Any help would be appreciated.
Check all the vents and the CPU fan, something is not ventilating as it should.. ... Computer Cases
Neither the battery or power light comes on when Acer Laptop is plugged in. There is green dust coming out of the plug that goes in the circular yellow plug that gets plugged into the back of the Acer. What happened? What is the green dust?
Most likely you shorted your power plug on *********** board I would think green dust is burned residue. Smell where you plug your ac plug to and see if it smells like burnt plastic? ... PC Desktops
I need to know how to remove the keyboard from my laptop, gateway laptop t-6330u
1.Remove the AC adapter, (Charger), if plugged in. (Unplug the AC adapter from the surge protector first, then from the laptop)Remove the Battery.There must be NO electrical sources for the laptop!2.I caution you to observe an ... Gateway T-6330U Notebook
Gateway MC7801U laptop with a broken screen
Hello\015\012\015\012Removing the palstic bezel is fairly simple. Use a plastic headed didle stick (radio Shack). 1st take out the battery, the harddrive, memory. 2nd Lay the unit screen side flat down but face up. Some versions of th ... Gateway MC7801u Notebook
Packard Bell no longer switiching on or charging
Sounds like a bad dc port, but if it was smokeing and has a burned smell i m betting it burned the board\015\012 ... PC Laptops
I would like a manual so that i may use my new computer, i am on a friends computer
I'm not aware of a Gateway NV500 Series line, of Notebook PC's.I would like you to look on the bottom of your Gateway laptop, for the exact model number.Are you referring to the Gateway NV5207U? It's part of the Gateway NV50 S ... PC Laptops
Replace keypad gateway w340ui - PC Desktops
The gateway w340ui is a LAPTOP if I am correct.Please refer to my other posts on the topic of replacinglaptop keyboards, if you can find them for detailedINFO common to most laptops.Every laptop is different, and t ... PC Desktops
Burning smell on my laptop
Unless you have the ability to to replace the plug connector part yourself, you will have to take it in to a shop who can do that kind of fine soldering for you. If nothing else is damaged, it should be ok with replacing just that burnt out part. ... ASUS PC Laptops
It turns off for no reason unexpectedly - Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook
Is the Air Intake Duct dirty? (Bottom of laptop where air is drawn in)If so, this is an indication that the entire cooling system is dirty, as well as the other components inside the laptop.[Laptop off view the bottom. Laptop ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook
Will not turn on
Hello longlankyIf you smelled burning, then, there's likely been a high current event that has damaged electronic components on your ... PC Laptops
Black lcd display no backlight just very dim
It's underneath the front of the lcd bezel. Pretty much every laptop is the same. You don't need any special guides.http://images.channeladvisor.com/Sell/SSProfiles/13000207/images/16/INV-GY-004.jpgThat's what it looks like ... Gateway 4530GZ Notebook
Notebook smells like burning plastic.
I am having the same problem with my compaq notebook. in fact its the 3rd time it has happened. I kept ordering new cords thinking that was the problem. \015\012\015\012The part that plugs into the computer itself is the part that is melt ... Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook
Burning plastic smell in ViewSonic E55 monitor
Unplug it NOW and take it back to the store ASAP. ... ViewSonic E55 15" CRT Monitor
My fan is heating up, i need the proper way to open the fan.
I can't find one either. Means to me, that Gateway really doesn't want anyone but an authorized dealer, or authorized shop to do this.However, I can give you generic info, and perhaps this might help.I repair laptops. Haven't had th ... Gateway MT3422 RTL Notebook