As you may already know I maintain a few gateway W350's. This one was shutting down every few minutes and running very hot.
Underneath the laptop there is a big cover that comes off with just one screw. Under there there is a cooling fan that comes apart by removing 4 tiny screws. Once the fan is dissembled you might see something like this:
Needless to say cleaning out the heat sink fixed the problem.......
Would you want to purchase one of these? Or parts from one? Mine has a bad DC jack and I can't repair it. Tried to. Didn't work. email me at email@example.com
Would you want to purchase one of these Gateway Laptops - W350? Mine needs a DC jack repair. It melted the motherboard, not badly, but I couldn't solder it back on. I gave up on it. firstname.lastname@example.org is my address if you are interested or know someone who is.
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