Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooks , gaming laptops, Netbooks , and laptops accessories and much more. Proffitt Forum moderator July 16, 1: This was helpful 0. I just wanted to send out a head’s up on Gateway. I look at most laptop battery specifications and see ” cycles. Reconnect the Gateway MA3 keyboard to the motherboard.

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Proffitt Forum moderator March 3, Gateway uses Sea-Gate Barracuda drives. Insert the Gateway MA3 Keyboard back into the motherboard. Now that you have determined if screws are required to be removed from your Gateway MA3 laptop keyboard, we will now pry the keyboard out using a thin object.

If your keyboard has a plastic bezel above your keyboard, you will need to pry it out.

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When it comes to batteries however I don’t like old batteries. I just wanted to send out a head’s up on Gateway.

There are slight difference in service plans viideo the business lines and home lines at Dell for instance.


You are posting a reply to: They cause a lot of bad failures. I had a friend owned another Gateway Diff. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. Gateway MA3 Notebook Problems.

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Just a heads up for anyone looking to purchase a used MA3 since I don’t think Gateway is producing them anymore. But no one tells you such things. Please try again now or at a later time. Don’t use them on you lap. If there is a Gateway MA3 plastic keyboard bezel, place it back in place.

The installed WiFi unit seemed extremely weak, but other than that it seemed to work consistently well Here is my experience: Avoid them like they carry the bubonic plague. I look at most laptop battery specifications and see ” cycles. I own my own small engineering business and the laptop appeared to be the perfect thing. Gateway diagnosed a bad hard drive and mailed me a new one to install myself!


Contact Us Testimonials Terms of Use. If the laptop keyboard has screw holes, then you now you need to remove screws from the bottom base of your plastic bezel.

This was helpful 0. I can slap a WD in gatteway and not have troubles. The hinge is fine, it’s anchored to a sliver of the frame and the rest is all plastic. Proffitt Forum moderator September 3, 9: I see many old laptops with many failures.

That’s an easy cycle call in my view.

After a delay I was away on business when it went downI was able to install the hard drive. We don’t use it everyday and it was Vudeo plugged into anything at the time. Warning on Gateway model MA3 Notebook! Buy Laptop Parts Parts Request.