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Dell computer Model DHM has a "System Battery Low Voltage" error, that comes on monitor after a System Re-boot. Were is the System Battery located in the unit?

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Hey,

there is a 3 volt flat battery inside the computer, it in most cases clearly visible.

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Replace it with the same type of battery, then adjust the clock in the system setup.

All done, all fine.


Let me know if you need anything else.

Thanks,
Ekse

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you might have fried the mobo when transferring it, and try it with a monitor see if anything comes up on the screen at startup

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Remember to clear your error log in the BIOS after changing the battery! Sometimes the alert still comes up even with a replacement battery in place.

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This indicates that you need to replace your the computer's CMOS battery. To open your desktop follow the instructions below:

Opening the Computer Cover Dell? OptiPlex? GX270 Service Manual
caution.gif CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the steps in "Safety Instructions."

  1. Shut down the computer through the Start menu.

  2. Ensure that your computer and attached devices are turned off. If your computer and attached devices did not automatically turn off when you shut down your computer, turn them off now.

notice.gif NOTICE: To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer and then unplug it from the network wall jack.
  1. Disconnect any telephone or telecommunication lines from the computer.

  2. Disconnect your computer and all attached devices from their electrical outlets, and then press the power button to ground the system board.

  3. Remove the computer stand, if it is attached.

caution.gif CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before opening the cover. notice.gif NOTICE: Ensure that there is sufficient space to support the open cover—at least 30 cm (1 ft) of desk top space. Small Form-Factor and Small Desktop Computers
  1. Locate the two release buttons shown in the illustration. Then press the two release buttons as you lift the cover.

notice.gif NOTICE: Open the cover slowly to ensure that you do not damage any cables.
  1. Raise the back of the cover, and pivot it toward the front of the computer.

Small Form-Factor Computer
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security cable slot
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padlock ring
3
release buttons (one on each side)

Small Desktop Computer
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security cable slot
2
padlock ring
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release buttons (one on each side)

Small Mini-Tower Computer
  1. Lay the computer on its side as shown in the illustration.

  2. Open the cover:

    1. Facing the back of the computer, press the release button on the right side of the computer with one hand while pulling up on the top of the cover with the other hand.

    1. Press the release button on the left side of the computer with one hand while pulling up on the top of the cover with the other hand.

    2. Hold the bottom of the computer with one hand, and then pull open the cover with the other hand.

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release buttons (2)
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security cable slot
3
padlock ring


You will need to replace the one labeled No. 3 Below.

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