Having problems with your Gateway 7405GX Notebook ?

Gateway 7405 battery and charge problems

\015 I have a gateway 7405. The battery will not charge. When the adapter is NOT plugged in; the a/c light is on on the laptop. When the adapter IS plugged in the light is on as well; but does not charge batteryI've replaced the battery with a new one and have a ordered a new adapter, but I'm sure this won't fix my problem.Any suggestions?? I'm not afraid to open this baby up if I need to!\015

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This sounds like a problem with the charging circuit on the board.
\015\012There could be a problem with the power jack:
\015\012They are available but will require disassembly and probably some soldering to replace.
\015\012It might be best to try another MB if you can find one cheap. Like this:
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