We will now install your new Gateway MA3 laptop keyboard. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Push the keyboard down and in place. Warning on Gateway model MA3 Notebook! Your leg can block air flow.

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Very upset what if it had burned her or set something on fire. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Proffitt Forum moderator March 3, Jim The Fun Physicist.

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Once the keyboard connector cable has been removed from the Gateway MA3 laptop keyboard, remove the keyboard. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. Contact Us Testimonials Terms of Use. If you went with retail, maybe a week for each fix. 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.


Gateway uses Sea-Gate Barracuda drives. Is gateway known for this. I tried to fix it myself without success, but I was able to clearly see what the original problem was.

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My husband bought it for me for Christmas of Hence, why I picked it up. Plug the laptop into a the wall whenever possible.

I can slap a WD in it and not have troubles. But no one tells you such mma3. When it comes to batteries however I don’t like old batteries. One night she turned it on and saw smoke the bottom of the screen was smoking and it burned a small hole in it.

If there is a Gateway Viveo plastic keyboard bezel, place it back in place. View the back of your Gateway MA3 Keyboard. We will now install your new Gateway MA3 laptop keyboard.

Such as same day repair etc. The hinge is fine, it’s anchored to a sliver of the frame and the rest is all plastic.


I see many old laptops with many failures. Proffitt Forum moderator July 16, 1: Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooksgaming laptops, Netbooksand laptops accessories and much more. We don’t use it everyday and it was NOT plugged into anything at the time. My MA3 went up in smoke due to the hinge pressing on the screen wires and eventually the screen hinge broke.

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