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CMOS battery problem

How to replace it?

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Hello,
To replace the CMOS battery you should first go into the BIOS and write down the settings so that you can reset them afterwords.

Now unplug any sources of power from your computer (as the picture is of a laptop im going to assume its a laptops CMOS battery you are changing) So make sure to take the regular battery out aswell

Now you must locate the CMOS battery on the motherboard. (it looks like a large watch battery)
Get a new battery of the exact same specs as the battery you removed.
Put the new battery in. Turn on the computer and enter the BIOS. Reset all of the settings and you are good to go :)

Have a great Day!

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

  • ChaoticBiker Nov 25, 2010

    Replacing CMOS battery in Acer TravelMate 529TXV step by step:
    1. remove all power sources (unplug cable, remove battery)
    2. remove keyboard (carefully!!) by unsnapping it at the snaps upper and lower edge
    3. in central part you see a metal cover mounted with 2 screws - unscrew those and slide the cower slightly downward (in the direction of the touchpad) to remove it.
    4. You can now see a small battery, that is now very easy to remove. Take it to a nearest battery shop, buy one with EXACTLY THE SAME PARAMETERS! and reverse the whole process.

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