Having problems with your Gateway MT3705 Notebook ?

Power cord plugged into machine,yet you always have to be playing around with the cord to keep it running on power source rather than battery. I replaced the original power cord with a generic one from wal-mart,problem still the same.


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Sounds like you have loose solder joints in side the laptop.
Could be the power jack on the motherboard. These fail a lot because of the abuse they are subject to by accidentally jerking on the power cord by tripping over it or moving the laptop farther than the cord can reach. If you know how to solder then replacement jacks can be purchased on eBay. This is a complex operation as the laptop must be disassembled and the motherboard removed. Some computer repair places offer this service but it could be expensive. Call and ask for a quote.
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