What electrical problems cause my Gateway laptop not to turn on

cadz4u2c

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It's an old laptop I haven't used in a while and I want to turn it on and it won't what are the possible problems?
 

zoltan.boese

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If it does nothing when pressing the power button (no screen, no status LED, no fans spinning) you probably have no power. So check the battery. Try to borrow a multimeter and measure voltage.
 

zoltan.boese

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If it does nothing when pressing the power button (no screen, no status LED, no fans spinning) you probably have no power. So check the battery. Try to borrow a multimeter and measure voltage.
 
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