Having problems with your Gateway MX7118 Notebook ?

Laptop will not turn on, either on battery or using AC adapter. Any help would be appreciated. Dobby


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A little more info may be needed to narrow the reason down. What was it doing before this occured...was it witnessed, was it upgrading, was it turned off for the night and then the next day...this, was it running all night in hibernation...etc. Have you tried getting a universal charger and trying that. Do you get power indicator lights when it is plugged in?
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