Having problems with your Gateway MT3422 RTL Notebook ?

Power lite comes on but will not boot up. no post no nothing


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Can be bad hard drive burnt out backlight ,bad display power inverter or bad motherboard. to see if it is backlight shine flashlight into screen if u see desktop then your backlight or power inverter is bad.
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