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is there a sequence to the flashing light?
is it a fade in out or strictly on off?
no fading just strong blue off and on
Follow the steps below:1 remove the battery and the power from the laptop.2 hold the power button for 60 seconds3 release the power button4 supply power to the laptop but do not reinsert battery5 press the power button?
ok -------still blinking
you stilll have the battery removed?
did the light ever stop flashing whebn you removed power
when power removed all black no flashing
does it start flahing aas soon as you insert power and before you press the power buttonn?
no you have to press power button for it to blink
you are having a hardware issue. probably the system board, but it could be a weak power supply, but that is a shot in the dark
it's that expensive to fix? ------lap top is exactly 3 years old
system board yes. power supply not really about $100
maybe less if you get the power supply off ebay
what do you mean about power supply ? Is that the cord that goes from computer to outlet. It has a solid green light on.
that is the powersupply
some times if you look at the weak ones is can see a faint flash or fickler on the light
it is easier to see in the dark
so if has solid green on is that showing anything too you ? if i power power cord for 100 i am just guessing
This would be a long shot
so it it time for a new gateway? -----whats usual life of lap top ?
3-4 years of usefulness
Just like any computer they are obsolete as soon as you buy them
Is there anything else i can help you with?
no thanks ---happy new year
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