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Power button on Gateway laptop...


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mariea

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:) Can anyone help me?? The power button on my gateway laptop will not push down to turn on. However, when I plug the laptop in or put in the battery I can tell the computer is getting power because the lights illuminated, but it still will not allow me to push the power button to turn on the laptop.

Does anyone have any suggestions? Thank you... :tazz:
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can you physically not push the button down..or when you do...nothing happens?
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Hello mariea and welcome to G2G!

Does the laptop have a power button lock on it?
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Thanks ya all for helping...If there is a power button lock... :) I would have no idea where it would be or even how it became locked. :tazz:
As to what it is doing...It will not push down to turn on. It's like stuck.
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so the button physically will not push?

try getting some canned air and blow underneath it...if it's abutton that seems to be easily removed...try pulling it off (carefully) and see if something is underneath it
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