Having problems with your Gateway MT3705 Notebook ?

I have a gateway ma7 laptop and press power and get nothing

\015 A red light flashes on the front of the laptop as i hit the powere button. i have a green lite on the power cord adapter. after i let it set for awhile it will bootup but soon will just power itself off after about 3 minutes.\015

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When the computer is off, unplug the power cord from the laptop and then plug it back in. See if the charge light (lightning bolt symbol next to the led) comes on or turns green/blue. If it doesn't your power supply may not be working, even if the light on the supply is on. Second is the battery may be damaged. Remove the battery and see if you can power on at all.
\015\012If it boots with only the cord, the battery is bad/shorted forcing shutdown.
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