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Ideapad z565 4311 cmos battery location? where is it? does the Ideapad have a cmos battery?

Q: Ideapad z565 4311 cmos battery location? where is it? does the Ideapad have a cmos battery?

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wheres the lenovo ideapad y530 cmos battery located? anyone pls help. TY.
 

A:Location of CMOS battery on Ideapad

reading in a manual?

does the Manual for Y530 not show CMOS battery replacement guide? in the link? http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/en/UserGuide/Guide_show_1227184284037.html
or do you need the latest Adobe reader? from this link? http://www.adobe.com/
 

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Hello, I recently ran into some problems where I couldn't access the BIOS setup... I searched up solutions for this on the Internet and many people said to take the CMOS battery out and then place it back in. However, I CAN'T FIND THE BATTERY!!! Any help would be appreciated!!!! I'm on a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro.

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Hey everyone I have a lenovo ideapad 100s 11iBY, and I need to find the cmos battery to reset the BIOS. It was given second hand and from what I've read removing the CMOS battery is the easiest way to reset BIOS. If you have a better solution please let me know, otherwise the location will be most helpful. Thanks in advance.

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Can you tell me where cmos battery is located in a advent 4213 netbook please and how to go about changing it.
Thanks
 

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I opened g 575 lenovo laptop but unable to find the cmos battery location ..has anyone come across the same issue ?
 

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Hello, I recently ran into some problems where I couldn't access the BIOS setup... I searched up solutions for this on the Internet and many people said to take the CMOS battery out and then place it back in. However, I CAN'T FIND THE BATTERY!!! Any help would be appreciated!!!! I'm on a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:Yoga 3 Pro - CMOS Battery Location

Hi ElectricEquinox ,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
What would happen if you turn off and use the novo button (item9 page 50) to power the machine ?
The novo menu offers BIOS set up access aside from FN +F2 .
 
Would you have the machine number or check it on the parts lookup to verify the motherboard part number for your laptop? Among ultrabooks due to its sleek thin design , standard coin cell battery may not be available.
 
Performing power drain can be done removing the Li battery with ac adapter disconnected then pressing down the power button for 12 secs to drain. 
 
Herewith is the lenovo service training as reference to the systemboard. 
 
Update us soon as convenient. 
 
Regards
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 
 

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It's take five hours for battery charge..this product buy in last 3weeks only..so what is the solution for that ..

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When I had to change the CMOS battery on my older Intel Pentium w/MMX for the first time a couple of months ago, I found that it is mounted vertically. This means that instead of using gravity to hold it securely in place as would be the case if it were horizontal, it relies solely on a flimsy little "arm" to hold it in the correct position.

Unfortunately this little "arm" is pretty puny and, although I replaced the battery as carefully as I could, the arm would no longer hold the battery in place. Since the arm is too flimsy to mess with, I was forced to fold a small piece of aluminum foil and wedge it between the battery and the arm.

That worked for a while but although the computer is located where it won't be bumped, within a few days the battery had become unseated (though not visibly) and my computer was only working sporatically.

As a last resort I turned the computer on its side so that the battery would rest horizontally, and it has worked beautifully ever since.

However, I am now without the use of my CD-ROM drive because, of course, now IT is vertical and the CD's just fall out no matter what I do.

As I said, it's an older computer but there's no way I can afford a newer one on my tiny income. Is it possible for a relative greenhorn like myself (in the computer hardware department anyway) to change the mounting for the CMOS battery from vertical-mount to horizontal-mount? (If it requires any soldering I'm out o... Read more

A:Can CMOS Battery Location Be Changed?

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Hello all,

I have a Sony VAIO PCG-GRX500K. I always have to set my clock when power it on. I tried to look for the battery, but cant seem to locate it. It's not like my older VAIO PCG-FX190 which was easy to find. Can anyone help me? I'm hoping it's just a button cell like the normal CR2032.
 

A:CMOS Battery location on a Sony GRX500K

Maybe under the keyboard? You have checked the bottom access covers?
 

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Where can I find CMOS internal battery on Elitebook 8760w workstation and how to replace. Thx for any advice

A:elitebook 8760w cmos battery location

@chinbatM What error are you receiving that you feel you need to replace the CMOS/RTC battery??? REO

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I can't seem to locate the internal battery on my Compaq Presario can57. Can anyone please help

A:location of CMOS battery on my compaq presario cq57?

@mmtreece? When asked for the password just hit enter 3 times. Post the halt code. Sorry did not need to remove the CMOS battery. REO

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After my friend's laptop wouldn't run on battery power OR charge the battery I tried many "fixes."
 
Shockingly none worked that I found.
 
Only one thing worked for me to my surprise.
 
A last ditch effort was to open up the laptop (sony pcg-81114L) and disconnect the cmos battery for a few minutes to reset the CMOS.
 
To my surprise, when powered on, the battery instantly showed it was charging AND when removing the power plug the battery POWERS the laptop now! (and I'd thought I was wasting my time.)
 
Worked with an off brand battery also.
 
Many times this has saved many computers that have odd "unsolvable" things wrong with them.
 
Surely someone else has done this also but I haven't seen it posted anywhere to my knowledge.
 
Thank GOD for bringing the idea to remembrance!

A:sony vaio won't charge battery or run on battery power (CMOS BATTERY FIX!)

Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

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Hello everyone,
I have been having a problem with my laptop recently. A few weeks ago my laptop turned off, and wouldn't turn back on. I did some googling, and found suggestions to remove the memory, SSD, and CMOS battery, wait, then put them  back in and try again. When I did that, it didn't work the first few power button presses, but then it turned on. It has been consistent like that. I have the battery out, and on AC only, when I remove AC and CMOS battery, then plug the AC back in, the laptop will boot after hitting the power button a few times.

Any suggestions?

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My relatives just bought me a new laptop and I was wondering if there are Lenovo stores in the Philippines that sell official ram/battery. I'm kind of scared to leave my laptop in a computer shop for reason of bad experience previously. Specific location is Northern Mindanao, Philippines. However I'll be happy to know any other location so I can contact them if they allow mailing.  Hoping for your kind understanding and swift reply. 













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A:Where to buy official RAM and Battery for my Lenovo Ideapad 110? (location Philippines)

Hi Raxus,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per guideline on parts purchase, official Asia Pacific Countries Lenovo Part Sales Distributor Contact in the Philippines: 
 
Philippines
ServLink Technology Services Phils. Inc.
Address:384-B,  E. Rodriguez Brgy.Immaculate ConcepcionQuezon City, Metro ManilaPhilippines
Contact Details:Email: [email protected]:705 6801Fax:705 6800
 
Location is in Manila but you can inquire through them respective stores available for you in Northern Mindanao.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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I have just replaced my CMOS/BIOS battery today, as , I have faced some critical problem regarding regular BIOS date/time reset after system shutdown. But I want to know how do i recognize, that my new batter is totally ok or functional.

Battery Meter gadget shows that "battery Not charging"
Is it a gadget problem?

Is there any method available so that I can track that my new installed CMOS battery in PC is working fine?

Please help me.

A:Battery Meter shows CMOS battery not charging

The battery you have replaced is solely there to maintain the clock and other BIOS settings (if you have changed them from their defaults). It will not prevent you from booting your system if it is dead/missing; all it means is that you will have to enter the BIOS each time and make the correct settings and time. This battery is not rechargeable.

Do you still have to enter the correct time, or is the BIOS maintaining this now you've changed the battery?

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Been working fine until a few days ago. When I turn it on it says 163 - Time and Date not set - There is no option in bios to set date Non-System disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready - Bios cannot detect hard drive So the question is if the RTC Battery is weak or dead can it cause above issues Thanks Chris

A:Question about RTC Battery (CMOS Battery) and System Errors

CWILLIAM83 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!The answer is actually -- yes and no. A weak or dead CMOS battery will prevent the BIOS settings from being saved when you power off the PC. If the default settings work OK with your hardware, then the only thing you would notice is that the clock resets. But, if you customized your settings to see the hard drive, then the default settings might not see it. After you replace the battery, you would have to go through configuring the settings-- again.Good Luck

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I would really appreciate some help. I was attempting to set up an external GPU with my IdeaPad P500. I modded the BIOS successfully. Went into the configuration and stupidly disabled my intergrated graphics card thinking my external GPU would kick in finally. Nope. Laptop boots up fine but display doesn't turn on.I tried connecting the eGPU to my tv via HDMI. It registers that something is there but it is a black screen. My laptop's screen, on the other hand, doesn't even come on. I was wondering if I could reset the CMOS and get out of this mess. But I can't find it. There is no battery. Unless it's on the other side of the motherboard. There are no pins as far as I can tell. I've read about other laptops having soldering blocks which are the CMOS. My motherboard has those but I don't know which one it is or what to do. Please, any help is welcome. Thank you! 

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Hello all today ive just got my new IdeaPad 520 I5 8250U + MX150 + 8GB DDR4 + 1 TB HDD And ive put it windows 10 and started exploring it.The game i have tested till now is Mafia 2 and i  have reached 58 degrees GPU and 69-70 CPU I also used XTU and lowered the voltage with 0.085mv on 0.100mV it crashesh so i left it 0.85mV .But i noticed while i play the fan is barely getting the heat out and wanted to ask how can i increase the fan speed and eventually can i undervolt the mx150    https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/Lenovo-Energy-Management-Where-is-my-Du... WIll this work for me to increase fan speed ? 

A:Improving Lenovo IdeaPad 520 15IKB Battery /drastic battery drain

I am having also one other issue i just chared it to 99% and played 7-8 minutes Mafia 2 at Full HD and low settings and the battery was set to maximum baterry life but it drained to 75% for this 7-8 minutes ? is this normal ? 

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Despite the manufacturer's claim of 7 hours battery life on my Lenovo Ideapad 320S-14IKB - 81BN (S/N: MP1CHQTJ), I only get around 3-4 hours. This is with light usage, Reddit, a little bit of youtube etc. CPU usage was mostly around 0-5% the entire time. This was with the max CPU state in power settings reduced from 100% to 85%. However, I do have the screen at 100% brightness. As a different test, I tried doing (almost) nothing (apart from keeping the screen bright), and got 6 hours out of the battery. Is there a simple solution to increase this? It's only a 30 Wh battery (2 cell). Maybe in the future, a 60 Wh (4 cell?) one will come out for this model?

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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wheres the lenovo ideapad y530 cmos battery located? anyone pls help. TY. i plan to reset my corrupt bios.
 

A:Cmos battery?

Anyone here who knows the location of cmos batt of lenovo ideapad y530.
 

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i have an acer extensa 5620z which could only power on in few seconds then goes back off ,i did some research and i discovered that it was the cmos battery that was dead so i change hopping that every was going to be fine . when i plug the adaptor in to a power extension, first the pc came on automatically and when i shut it down to and couple it ,it could not come on again.so i discovered that each time i remove the cmos battery and put it back the machine will power on but once i shut it down and couple it will not come on even to show a light .so i dont know if there is a configuration that i need to do please help me

A:cmos battery

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

A dying CMOS battery shouldn't prevent booting. A dying power supply or battery on the other hand might.

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I just tried to install a new battery and broke the spring clip part of the socket. Is there a remedy? TIA, Brian
 

A:Cmos Battery

Unfortunately there really is no easy repair for this. It would require desoldering the old battery socket and soldering a new one in. While this is not rocket science, it does take great care and some skill to do. A minor slip or laving the soldering iron in place too long can do some real damage to a motherboard. It is best left to a technicial with the proper equipment and skill to do. I would consult your local computer shop about this repair. And it may take a referal to someone else.
 

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hi guys,

was just wondering if you still need a cmos battery
cant the system just get updated date and time from internet after it starts?
 

A:Do you still need a cmos battery?

What if the machine doesn't have Internet access? What then? To be sure, a lot of BIOS settings are now stored in non-volatile memory; however, in that instance, consider the BIOS battery moreso like a watch battery. It helps keep time, even when the PC is switched off.
 

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Question. In the motherboard manual it says to use a flat screwdriver to pry the cmos battery to change it. Well, I was doing that and the cmos battery sparked. First question is, what tool do you guys recemend. So, the motherboard cmos holder doesn't break, and so it doesn't spark again?
Second, is a spark from a 3v cmos battery harmfull to me, if it came up the screwdriver? I don't even know if it did, but I was a little freaked out by the spark, because it didn't say anything about it possibly happening. Of course, the pc was not plugged into a wall or anything. It, was just the battery itself.

Thanks everyone
 

A:Cmos 3v battery

Probably ran into a residual charge on the power supply.
Want to make sure not to short the 2 battery contacts or
short it to any metal on the case.
You can usually discharge a lot of that by pressing the power
button with the power supply turned off or unplugged.
The battery holder should have metal clips on one side.
Press on the opposite side of the battery to push it against the clips
then lift it out.
The clips are spring loaded to hold it in.
 

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What happen when I put cmos battery in motherboard dell 745 it cannot start!!!its new battery...anyone to help me please?
 

A:Cmos battery

Check and make sure the battery seated correctly. Also make sure you did not jar your memory loose. This will prevent . The computer from booting also.
 

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
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RAM: 4043 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, 1797 Mb
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Just a quick question...

Just yesterday my battery finally decided to give out after 6 years.It will no longer charge.I had decided to unplug the charger and when i did the computer shut down immediately.I plugged the charger back in,turned on the computer and upon initiation i immediately got "cmos battery failure" error.I can only assume this is from the battery pack that just died? Does the battery pack keep the cmos battery charged? Should i change the cmos battery too? I just ordered the battery pack.If i do need another cmos battery,is there a particular one that i should get or can i just get anything as long as it fits? I have only changed a cmos battery in a desktop once back in the 90's.I cant remember what i got.I have never put one in a laptop.Good thing is,it's easy access in my laptop.I just want to be sure tht i actually need one after i replace the battery pack and what exactly i should get..thankyou
 

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dos this battery affect the laptops ability to boot to normal operating screen?

A:CMOS battery

Hi,Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) or Real-time clock (RTC) battery keeps the date and time on your PC, power basic input-output system (BIOS) settings.BIOS settings control things such as loading your operating system, managing system memory and operating the keyboard.RegardsVisruth

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What kind of battery do I need for B690, generic button or something special?

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CMOS battery

What happens and what is the danger to your computer if the CMOS battery dies?
 

A:CMOS battery

The CMOS battery is a very low powered device, just like a little watch battery.

So don't stress, it ain't gonna kill you.

However, its needed to keep data in the CMOS. The CMOS tells the computer what processor is installed (although many computers have jumpers set to tell it this), what drives you have (diskette, hard disk, CD-ROM, and others, and importantly your hard drive's geometry), how much memory is installed, and other important data that your computer needs to know in order to run correctly....

I imagine what would happen if it completely ran out would be that the CMOS would have to be re-written to manually in your BIOS program every time the machine was powered on for anything like normal operating to occur. Certainly you would loose the time settings and would have to redirect the BIOS to redetect the hard drives everytime you powered on.

You can replace a CMOS battery quickly and easily. They are very cheap and just clip out and in to the motherboard. It resembles a small silver disc about the size of a coin.

This is assuming that your computer is not totally ancient (like a 8088, 8086, maybe 286 or something) where the CMOS battery was sometimes not removable. If this is the case then get a new computer you sad man..... Otherwise, it will cost you nothing to replace and if you are not sure of yourself a computer store will do it in about 1 minute.
 

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my system clock slows down if I shutdown system. is it b'coz of my cmos battery is being low?
How do I find whether my system has a cmos battery?How will I know what type, who is the maker etc? How do I know whether it is getting low?can u suggest some softwares that check it? I am rather naive with hardware and has opened the motherboard only to clean it.My PC is 4 yrs old. Is there any problem if I don't change it other than system clock becoming low.If it is necessary to change cmos battery how much does it cost in rupees?
 

A:is cmos battery getting low

When you open your case you will see the CMOS battery on the motherboard. It resembles a watch battery. It is flat and round and looks almost a like a button. Just pop the battery out and off to Radio Shack or any other place that sells batteries for watches and other electronic devices. The first sign of a faulty CMOS battery is the system clock changing and not displaying or retaining the correct time.

Rollin
 

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I recently had a major computer crash following a lightning storm and a lengthy power failure. I feared the worst and called out a tech. It turned out that the CMOS battery was dead and when the power had failed, the CMOS settings were lost.

The tech said that under normal circumstances, as long as the computer was connect to the power supply, the settings were retained but when the power failed, the settings went.

So if I just use system shut down on the computer at night, there is obviously power still getting to the computer. However I assume if if I actually turn off the computer on/off switch then there will be no power getting through and the CMOS battery takes over.

If I do that every time I turn off the compueter I assume that the CMOS battery will not last as long.

Am I correct?
 

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I need to know which way the wires (2 of them total) go on my compaq armada 7770dmt. While replacing the cmos battery I got the wires mixed up when I put the plastic end on. Since the plastic piece only fits one way I know that it must matter which way the wires are attaached. The colors of the wires are red and white. I cannot find a schematic for the motherboard.
 

A:cmos battery

i cant find anything on the HP website
you may want to post the question in the support forum
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/...Id=274&admit=716493758+1100435867876+28353475
 

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Do I have to do anything after changing cmos battery? 

A:Cmos battery

Assuming that the CMOS battery was already changed, it would be wise to enter the BIOS, check the time & date and then set the BIOS to defaults, save and exit.

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Is it possible to leave a CMOS battery out of a computer for 24 hours without hurting anything?
 

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Hi can someone help please I need to replace the CMOS battery in my laptop but have not had any look purchasing one all local retailers say they dont stock them even the one where I purcased the laptop from, I did get one from Amazon which said it was the correct one but when I recieved it it was a slightly different end to the cable so can someone advise please. The model is HP G62 Notebook & the battery is a CR2032HF-243V. Thanks Normski.

A:CMOS Battery

Norm. To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 REO

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I HAVE A ACER ASPIRE LAPTOP 7551-3068,  FIRST IT WOULDNT POWER UP SO i CHANGED THE EXTERNAL BATTERY AND THE POWER SUPPLY CORD. NOW IT POWERS UP BUT IT BLINKS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WINDOWS STATUP AND IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO BOOT UP. ON SEVERAL SITES IT SAYS TO CHANGE THE CMOS BATTERY, WHERE IS THIS LOCATED?

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Hi guys,

My computer just started having this problem since Christmas. I've had this mobo since 2007, and this is the first time when I switch on the comp it gives me thsese messages randomly:

"CMOS battery low"
"Error loading drive A"
"Error boot sequence"
"Press F2 to continue or F1 to enter setup"

I went into the BIOS and it is always set at factory default settings, even when I attempt to change them to the previous settings I had. It gives me a message that says that because the CMOS battery is low, my date and time and other BIOS settings will be reset to default, then gives me the error boot sequence msg, and still continues to load windows, and desktop is messed up a bit, but otherwise "normal" except for the sys tray that's missing icons...

I have never really encountered this situation before, but the solution seems straightforward: replace the CMOS battery, only that I don't know where to find it! I've tried tigerdirect.ca, newegg.ca and even a local computer store, but they don't have it on their website.

My mobo is an OEM (Lenovo 3000 J205-9686) ASUS M2A-VM with a 690G chipset & AM2 socket. What additional details do you need to know what CMOS battery I need to buy, and if possible, any websites I can go to in order to find it (preferrably Canadian due to shipping costs, but I don't mind US).

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A:CMOS battery low, help?

CMOS batteries are almost always CR 2032 basically a button battery taht is a available in most big box stores or electronic store. Take the side of the case off and see if you can locate
 

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what is this error when i boot my cusin portable it doest boot immediately error appears as" bad cmos battery -error date & time. it says there that i need to choose either f2 (utilities bios or press f1 .when press f2 it goes straight to bios of course! but the best option is to press f1 so it will bot normaly to the xp windows OS specs is WIN XP SP1. Do we need to replace the cmos battery now.
 

A:Bad CMOS battery

Does it do this on every boot up? Have you tried going F2, after your in the bios hit F10 (should prompt you to SAVE, if not, then exit and save) If it continues to do this then yes, you will need to replace the CMOS battery and hope that it is just the battery and not where it sits.
 

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Well im about to take out my CMOS battery and need to know if it will reset everything that ive downloaded or just my bioes settings will it reset my password for the admin?

If i remove the CMOS battery will it clear everything like a reformat?

A:CMOS battery

Clearing the CMOS will only clear your BIOS settings like Boot order, CPU settings, stuff like that. It will not format anything, nor will it reset any passwords. Even if it is a bios password, most manufacturers make sure that it is a little harder then that to clear the password. If you have forgotten your password for windows it will not effect that but there are ways to do that.

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Laptop is over seven yers old and is giving messages suggesting CMOS battery needs replacing. Considering it's age what would the battery look like. I have no mannual. I havn't got to see the whole motherbourd yet but can see this much. Is it there?


 

A:can you see cmos battery

Make and model may help someone to help you...
 

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