Plug the laptop into a the wall whenever possible. A car battery will last nearly forever if you don’t deep discharge them like leaving your headlights on. But no one tells you such things. I own my own small engineering business and the laptop appeared to be the perfect thing. One night she turned it on and saw smoke the bottom of the screen was smoking and it burned a small hole in it. We will now install your new Gateway MA3 laptop keyboard. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam:

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At some point I will have owned a computer that has been out of commission for half the time I have owned it.

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Now the computer is being mailed to some repair place and is gone for another ten days or so! When it comes to batteries however I don’t like old batteries. I have an MA3 I was tempted on restoring scrap factory, everything’s fine except I have no charger and no clue if the HDD is still here Which, having said that, is probably why this MA3 was there.

I bought a gateway NE56R31U laptop. That’s why it broke on mine, no tensile strength in the anchor, not the hinge itself. Please try again now or at a gatewa time.


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Proffitt Forum moderator July 16, 1: Anything smoking on a laptop is dangerous, so quit using it. CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. My ka3 bought it for me for Christmas of If a business, why wasn’t it a business plan? Believe me, its a LOT cheaper compared to the alternative! I see many old laptops with many failures.

I bought a new laptop about four weeks ago from Gateway.

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My MA3 went up in smoke due to the hinge pressing on the screen wires and eventually the screen hinge broke.

After a delay I was away on business when it went downI was able to install the hard drive. I was very happy with the computer. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Don’t use them on you lap.

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If there is a Gateway MA3 plastic keyboard bezel, place it back in place. Proffitt Forum moderator March 3, Hence, why I picked it up. Buy Laptop Parts Parts Request. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.


I’m going to miss my Gateway, we wrote a lot of research papers, legal briefs, and essay exams together, but I guess its time to move on to a bigger and better laptops. Back to Laptops forum 13 total posts.

I own my own small engineering business and the laptop appeared to be the perfect thing. Yeah, we have had the same kind of experience with Dell stuff. We don’t use it everyday and it was NOT plugged into anything at the time.

Anyway, hope this helps.

I bought my MA3 in and while it was well worth the value, the computer is not designed for the long haul i. Once your keyboard is secured, you can now aligned the keyboard with the grooves.