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Gateway MX8734 crashed and will turn on for 1 second then die

\015 I never had any problems with the battery at all and yesterday the computer just shut off out of nowhere. Now when I try to turn it on...--the blue on/off button lights up for one second--the red plug looking light below the keyboard lights up--then it turns off again--meanwhile, the battery indicator on the front of the laptop is solid blue which usually means the battery is charged. I've tried to take out the battery, connect the cord, and then turn it on and I get the same result. Is this a faulty motherboard or does this sound more like a batter/charger problem etc. Thanks for any and all help.\015

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Try a new battery. It might be a bad brand of battery.
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