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Bios problem the time in my bios setup keeps going wacky even when I flash update the bios you set it back to default

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  • khancompu Feb 15, 2009

    i have message is bios error and insert the disk in floppy drive A





  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    And you have a new battery?  You can purchase new BIOS chips and change out the chip itself.

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Hello

Please make sure that you change the onboard battery as it is the problem for making your bios lose the time. Also note that later on it might lose other settings such as hard drive settings etc.

To change your battery

1. Please refer to the manufacturer's manual of the motherboard ... you can download a pdf version of the manual from the website of the motherboard.

2. Locate the battery and make sure it's powered off and the power chord is out of the Power supply.

3. Remove the battery using a delicate plastic lever of the size of a tiny screw driver. I said plastic so you don't short circuit anything in the process.

4. Do not touch anywhere on the motherboard with your bare hand due to static electricity.

5. replace the battery with new one

6. Go to CMOS and change settings and save them

Hope this fixya was of help to you :)

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