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Durabook laptop The laptop doesn't come up at all. Wiped hard drive afterwards because didn't need data. Now trying to reinstall OS. Won't boot from CD. Can't get to CMOS setup long enough to change boot sequence; shuts down. Not that good with laptops. Willing to try. CMOS battery, Motherboard????? Can't seem to find a troubleshooting website for durabook.

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