Gateway MX3215 will not boot , blank screen no vid

I have a Gateway MX3215 that will only illuminate the blue power button when pressed. No video displays. I have tried removing the battery and powering on, same result. What could be the problem?
stevef22Asked:
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edbedbCommented:
Reseat the RAM modules and try it.
Try removing the hard drive, CD drive and anything else attached to the laptop.
If it still won't come on, remove the RAM modules and try it. It should beep. If it doesn't then it's likely the motherboard will have to be repaired or replaced.
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nobusCommented:
 here my laptop troubleshooting guide :
- if no display - test with an external monitor
- test also with a known good battery !
- remove battery and AC adaptor, hold power button for 20 sec, connect AC and reboot --> any display ? if NO -->
- disconnect all disk and cd drives, battery , and other cards and peripherals, leave only 1 ram stick
- boot -->any display ?
- if NO remove all ram and reboot --> if NO beeps, mobo or cpu bad ; if it beeps, replace ram stick

for troubleshooting the display (LCD) problems :  http://www.lcdparts.net/howto/troubleshooting/troubleshootingLaptop.aspx      LCD troubleshooting
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