Hi acer aspire one, have tried to set up time date etc , turned off, when turned back on goes to aspire one page and cannot go anywhere from there and will stay on for short period then turn itself off
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All laptops have a CMOS, or "Complementary Metal Oxide
The main purpose for the CMOS battery is to keep the system
time, date and BIOS settings even if the computer is turned off or the main
Individual Acer Aspire laptop models differ somewhat, but
the general steps are the same when replacing a dead CMOS battery.Preparation
Read through the owner's manual for your particular Acer
Aspire laptop to determine what kind of CMOS battery you need.
Purchase the battery through Acer or a local or online
computer parts dealer.
Turn the laptop off and unplug it.
Also unplug any external hard drives, cameras or other
Turn the laptop over (bottom facing up), then touch
something metal to remove static charge. Removal
Remove the Phillips screws that secure the motherboard cover
(refer to your owner's manual if necessary), then release the cover from the
clips on the bottom of the plastic casing.
Lay the cover aside, then locate the CMOS battery cable on
the right side of the motherboard. Unplug the cable, then remove the battery. Installation
Plug the new CMOS battery cable into the motherboard.
Slide the battery partially under the laptop casing to hold
it in place, then align the cover with the slots on the bottom of the laptop
Replace the screws, then turn the laptop back over. Settings
Plug the laptop in and turn it on.
Enter your BIOS (usually by pressing "F1,"
"F2," F10" or the "Delete" key) before the operating
Follow the BIOS prompts or refer to your Acer Aspire owner's
manual to reset your time, date and desired system settings. BIOS Reset
Any time the CMOS battery is unplugged for more than a few
seconds, your BIOS will be reset to the default manufacturer settings.
If you make any changes to the BIOS that cause problems with
your Acer Aspire, unplug the CMOS battery for 3-5 seconds to correct the
-try doing these steps. 1) Enter the CMOS setup -to enter the CMOS or BIOS setup, shutdown the computer completely
-then once you press the power button to turn it on, keep on tapping on F2. (for some computer its F1, del, F10) 2)In the main or system setup screen you should be able to see the date and time. Using your arrow keys, navigate to the date and change the date. Once highlighted on the month, day, or year, press your arrow keys or your page up / page down keys to change the date.
These steps may vary for your BIOS; additional help, information, and simulations can be found on the BIOS help page.
3)after you have configured the time and date, save your settings and exit.
4)if it still would'nt hold the time you have setup, it could be a possible virus issue, or the CMOS battery on your computer could be degraded.
Hope this steps would help!
Have a great day!
You need to set the correct date and time in your system BIOS. To access that you need to press the correct key when the computer is first booted (usually DEL or F10/F2/F11).
Most computers will have a message stating press xx Key to enter setup or etc.
If this problem persists even after setting the correct time in your BIOS, your laptop needs a new CMOS battery. I recommend having a professional do this.
You may have to remove and reset the HDD and Memory on the unit. Next, you will recv. the F-2 to continue or F-12 to enter setup. Enter setup and change date and time. Save and try. You may have a damaged HD or boot partition and reloading the operating system will be necessary. Reseating the HD will assure that you have a good connection and the same with the memory. Also, if the unit has been dropped, you may have a damaged HD and may need to change it.
click the icon then remove check from lock taskbar
then click to adjust time and date then set your timezone
then in internet time check automatically syncronize then
time.windows.com then update and then apply
then click icon again and check beside lock taskbar
if this does not hold your time then redo remember to unlock taskbar first this time in internet time click server and change to time.nist.gov
then update and apply
if problem persists change back internet time to time.windows.com let me know if problem fixed please don't forget to rate me
Hi When you first turn the machine on hit F2, that will take you into the bios menu, i don't know what version your machine is using, but the information is usually on the first page, you should find it easy enough because it will be next to the CD/DVD drive.
OS means operating System and HDD stands for Hard Disk Drive.
When u turn ur system on is it already black or it shows the bootscreen like ACER logo etc. and then goes black.
If thats the case then ur OS has crashed. Try installing new one.
And if its black right from the start then i think it is a hardware failure.
In any case let me know.