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In battery is dead

Whenever i turn on my sony laptop I have to set time and date .
its 2years old this problem started recently

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  • william_lwan Jan 02, 2009

    its model > FS315E

  • william_lwan Jan 02, 2009

    ITS MODEL FS315E

  • Jason Edinger May 11, 2010

    Still looking for a manual of sorts.


  • Jason Edinger May 11, 2010

    That is the cmos battery that is dead. It's generally a cr2032 button cell. What kind of laptop do you have so I can get you instructions how to replace it?


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Http://www.fixya.com/support/t231868-sony_vaio_cmos_battery_location

Basically, unscrew the keybaord screws, lift up keyboard, and you should see it.

To unscrew the keyboard, turn the laptop over and any scrwe hole that has a little keyboard symbol next to it, unscrew.

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Mostly this problem comes up if you dont shutdown your computer properly as in by offing it by holding the power button and stuff like that. What you can try doing is when you on the computer it should let you choose if you want to go to the BIOS menu or System Recovery and you go to System Recovery and if you would like reboot the whole computer or just choose to repair the windows and it will reinstall the windows files only which should take care of the problem.

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