Having problems with your Gateway MT3705 Notebook ?

Laptop power flickers on and off

\015 My Gateway laptop power flickers on and off. I purchased a new charger and doesn't seem to be the problem.Could it be the battery or the plug where the charger connects.Is there any way to rule out the battery without taking it in and costing more money. I don't want to get into alot of money trying to figure out what is wrong.\015

Answers :

Its probably the connector where the power supply plugs in. Pull out the battery and turn on the laptop with only the AC adapter plugged in. If it doesn't turn on, or doesn't stay on, its the connector.
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