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Fix the on button on a Gateway laptop (MX7118)

\015 The button that turns the laptop on does not push down. I am trying to get the laptop open to find out what I need to do to fix this but I can't get the case open. Thanks for any help you can give me.\015

Answers :

Lay down the screen flat
\015\012then get the two screws under the power bar
\015\012lift up power button bar carfully,you will see ribbon cable connected to the mother board with little brown clips, one on the power button also, this ribbon cable is very thin, and you probably will see the cracks with maginfy, order ribbon cable on ebay
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