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Need to keep pressing F1 in order to boot up

This has been going on for a while now. i have to press F1 to boot up my notebook or else it wont work. and another thing is that i cannot shut down or the next time i on it, it will get stuck at loading windows... so, i always put my com on stand by i have reformat it but it stays the same. Any advice will b greatly appreciated. d(^_^)b

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Re: Need to keep pressing F1 in order to boot up

If you have to press F1 to enable the bios to pass without a system check, keep an eye on your time clock as it will probably be wrong or need to be corrected every time you boot up, if this is the case then your CR2032 cmos disc flat shaped battery that is located on the motherboard needs replacing

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