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On these you will need to disassemble the laptop to get to the CMOS battery.

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Does this P.C have an internal battery, and if so can it be changed


If you mean a BIOS or Backup cell, yes, akk OC's have. We cannot comment on how to do it as you don't reveal the make and model.

Aug 06, 2015 | Computers & Internet

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How to install CMOS Batterie


  1. loosen the scew 1but do not remove it: look at the picture below
mabroukmedal_1.gif 2. free the connector of the bacup battery:
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3. install the new backup battery

Nov 08, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

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Error 00161 00163


[CHANGE YOUR CMOS BATTER WHICH IS INSIDE YOUR CPU CASE]
I do not think you fixed the CMOS battery - (backup battery = CMOS battery)
According to the error codes, you have a dead backup battery and the time is not set. Makes sense?
161
(Dead battery.) 1. Go to Checking the Backup Battery
2. Backup battery.
3. System board.
163
(Time and date were not set.) 1. Set time and date.
2. System board.


Go to www.ibm.com Find and download the user manual, and the "hardware maintenance manual."
Do you know how to get into bios/setup?

Start with the machine OFF. HOLD DOWN and CONTINUE TO HOLD THE "F1" key.
WHILE STILL HOLDING "F1", turn the power on, and CONTINUE TO HOLD "F1"
This will get you into the bios "setup." You should check the date, bootup order, etc, and reset.
I would check the "wire" you think you reconnected---you may just not have actually reconnected it.
The "hardware maintenance manual" shows you how to maintain this machine, and it explains the meaning of the error codes.

This will get you started on looking for the manual:

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/multiplefiledownload.do?validate=true

May 16, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad 380ED

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I have a satellite A105 and When i turn it on it asks for password but I don't have the password. So how to I get past this to be able to use it again?


just remove the cmos battery

the bios stores the password and the cmos battery provides it power to store it

if you remove cmos battery the bios reverts to factory settings and the password is removed

cmos battery is different than the laptop backup battery

cmos battery is found inside the laptop case on the motherboard, you will have to open the laptop to remove the cmos battery



Sep 29, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

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Starting ibm 600e


Hi there.
Errors 161, 192, 163.
All three of these errors are connected to the back up battery.
To resolve this problem:
1. open memory flap on base of laptop (small philips screwdriver required)
2. find the small connector with 1 black & 1 red wire coming from it.
3. disconnect above connector and gently pull the Red&black wires. The backup battery should just pull out from under the casing.
4. get replacement battery. Either
a. call IBM spares (07900 247 490 in UK) and ask for FRU:
02K6502. UK price is about £8 + £15 delivery + VAT.
b. if comfortable with soldering iron: Carefully open the packaging on the backup battery using a sharp knife.
Remove the solder tags from the battery (these are spot welded so need to be cut/broken off). Buy a new CR2025 battery from any computer shop, jeweler, or camera shop.
Using electrical tape, insulate all round edge of battery
Solder the leads onto the new battery - note polarity. Red wire to +, black wire to -.
Using more insulating tape, wrap battery so that all exposed metal is covered.
5. put new battery into laptop (reverse steps 1-3)
6. start up computer, error 192 has gone, but still shows 161, 163. Select OK.
7. reset date & time, and OK
8. when screen shows 'O / I' restart laptop using on/off switch at side.

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Mar 05, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T21 Notebook

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One of my computers says that my "System Battery is dead" and I don't know what to do


system batery refers to a watch bater on the mother board used to keep time
it is as easy to eplace as a watch batery

Instructions Difficulty: Challenging Things You’ll Need:
  • Replacement Battery
  • Electronic Or Printed Backup Copy Of CMOS Settings
  • Backup Utility
  • Grounding Wrist Strap
  • Phillips Screwdriver
Restore the CMOS settings Step1If you've never made a backup copy of your CMOS settings (by using a backup utility program such as Norton Utilities or by printing a hardcopy out on paper), look them up in the printed documentation for your system or call the vendor of your PC. Restoring your CMOS settings from a backup will help determine whether the battery is the problem. Step2If you're using a backup utility to restore the CMOS settings, insert the emergency startup disk and follow the prompts. Step3Use the Setup utility that's built into your PC's BIOS to re-enter your CMOS settings manually. Restart your computer and wait for a screen that tells you what key or key combination to press for Setup. Step4If re-entering or restoring your CMOS settings solves your problem, then it's possible your battery is fine and the settings were corrupted by a virus or some other anomaly. If, however, your PC "forgets" the CMOS settings you just re-entered or restored after you turn the machine off (and then back on), you probably have a bad battery. Locate the dead battery Step1Turn off your PC. Step2Before opening your PC case, put on a grounding wrist strap to prevent discharging static electricity onto any sensitive components. In fact, throughout this procedure it's a good idea to frequently touch something metal (other than your PC) that's resting on the ground, to make sure you discharge any static electricity. Step3Open the PC. For most PCs, this entails removing a few screws with a Phillips screwdriver and sliding the case off. Step4Locate the battery on your PC's motherboard. This is trickier than it sounds because PC manufacturers have used many different types of batteries for CMOS settings. The most common are lithium, like the kind in watches, but they could also be a pair of AA batteries. Or they could look like two cylinders encased in red plastic: a silver box or a red and black box. Step5Draw a picture of the battery, showing its exact position on the motherboard. Remove and replace the battery Step1Examine the battery carefully to see how it's attached to the motherboard. Most likely, the battery is attached by a clip or with Velcro. Some older PCs might have the battery soldered to the motherboard. Unless you're confident with a soldering iron, don't attempt to replace one of these. Step2After you've removed the battery, take it to an electronics store to match it with a replacement. Step3Replace the new battery in exactly the same position as the old one, referring to your drawing (see Warning). Step4Restart your PC and re-enter or restore the CMOS settings.

Jan 22, 2009 | Packard Bell (190169) Power Supply

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Cmos settings


CMOS is a memory chip on your computer that stores BIOS information as well as system clock. It powered by a 3V backup battery. If your computer is more then 3 years old it is possible that the backup battery on your PC needs to be replaced. Replace your battery then go to BIOS setup and adjust your date and time. But it is also possible that the clock is a bit off, so first your can just try to adjust your clock without replacement of the battery. You can also do it inside the windows from control panel. Be sure you have a correct time zone.

Good Luck!

Jun 08, 2008 | Intel Motherboard

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Error


I do not think you fixed the CMOS battery - (backup battery = CMOS battery) According to the error codes, you have a dead backup battery and the time is not set. Makes sense? 161
(Dead battery.) 1. Go to Checking the Backup Battery
2. Backup battery.
3. System board.
163
(Time and date were not set.) 1. Set time and date.
2. System board.

hope this will help.

Jun 06, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad 380ED

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Cmos battery?


Computer CMOS information CMOS is an on-board semiconductor chip powered by a CMOS battery inside IBM compatible computers that stores information such as the system time
How to replace the CMOS battery. Information about why time may be lost or decreasing rapidly and how to replace your computer cmos battery



Computer Battery Help The first type of battery is the backup battery, which is commonly referred to as the "CMOS battery".

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BIOS/RTC/CMOS backup battery


Please tell us the type / part number of the battery and where you are located. It's a big world out there!

Aug 20, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad 390x Notebook

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