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Gateway P-7805u Troubleshooting

Laptop released February 2009

Battery Life is Poor ¶ 

Battery does not last

Faulty Battery ¶ 

If the light on the adapter is on, make sure the adapter is connected correctly to the laptop. If the laptop powers on when the adapter is plugged in, regardless of how long it takes to charge, then the battery is faulty. Replace the battery using this guide.

Gateway NV52 Battery Replacement

Battery Does Not Charge ¶ 

Battery is plugged in and will not charge

Faulty Battery ¶ 

If the light on the adapter is on, make sure the adapter is connected correctly to the laptop. If the laptop powers on when the adapter is plugged in, regardless of how long it takes to charge, then the battery is faulty. Replace the battery using this guide.

Gateway NV52 Battery Replacement

Computer Operates Slowly ¶ 

Computer operating speed is reduced

Not Enough RAM ¶ 

If your computer is crashing during normal use, during memory intensive tasks, or will not boot up, this means you have bad RAM or that you do not have enough RAM. Install RAM into your computer.

Gateway MS2285 RAM Replacement

Hard Drive Error ¶ 

There may be an error on your hard drive. To fix this, obtain a Windows DVD for the version that you have. Boot your laptop to the DVD, and choose “Repair your computer,” then click next. On this screen, pick “Startup Repair” and let it run. After this, your laptop should boot correctly. If your laptop still has issues, you may need to replace your hard drive.

Gateway NV52 Hard Drive Replacement

Laptop Overheats ¶ 

While you are using your laptop, it randomly shuts off or gets hot.

Dust in Vents/Fans ¶ 

Computers overheat due to dust and other materials stuck in the vents or fans. To help with this, use a compressed air duster to blow the dust out of these areas.

Keyboard Not Responding ¶ 

Keyboard as a whole does not work

Faulty Keyboard ¶ 

If the entire keyboard is not responding, try replacing it with this guide.

Gateway NV52 Keyboard Replacement

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