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Compaq Armada 1130 T laptop


Hello how are you, would you happen to know how could I change my CMOS battery in my compaq aramda 1130 T laptop.



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  • victoria maitland Oct 14, 2007

    Thanks, but I already have the New CMOS Battery I just want to find out how to replace the old one an put in the new one?


    Thank you

  • victoria maitland Oct 14, 2007

     Hello thanks,


      This Information was already found on googles searh engine 

    (  I already have the laptop opened and followed steps as well  as identifying the Cmos Battery  I just need  the step by step instructions to get it removed and replace with a New one.


    However the link above only shows what to do when you break the CMOS's battery Support hinges/barrier, I need the steps to remove it for my Cmos Battery support hinges/barrier is not broken.


    Thank You



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Grab the batt out and look on it for the serial and product number on it. use a local it service man to order in a new battery, as their are many "dodgy" ones floating around on the net!


good luck!


(any it repair shop/man wil help you out)


Posted on Oct 13, 2007

  • John lamb
    John lamb Oct 14, 2007

    ok, sure.
    this is only a good idea if your original batt is older than 3 years (thats how long they last), also its only a good idea to open up a laptop if you know what your looking at, they are very hard to put back together again unless you have the correct tools.

    however i am willing to give you a few pointers ; )

    to undo the screws holding the upper and lower parts together use a jewel screw driver or torx set. realize that some screws are under labels as a warranty security, just feel for the holes carefully with your fingers. also with down any information serial etc... before breaking through labels/stickers.

    now carefully and slowly open up the laptop and never use any force! their are always hidden screws unless you are familiar with the computer!

    now carefully unplug the top part with the bottom via the two or three clips (cant remember) and volla your laptop is now in two pieces.

    here is a segment or a manual that will be handy:

    The CMOS battery is a small silver cell battery held in a grey plastic
    clip at the top left of the case. The part number is 117099/001. This is identical to the
    one for the Compaq Aero, which leads one to wonder just how old some of these batteries

    The new battery should not be handled. I used a piece of paper to hold it. The problem with changing these, is that the spring-clip that holds them
    in seems to be fragile. The battery would seem to be intended to be removed horizontally,
    with two arms of the plastic holder springing out. In fact mine had become brittle and
    just snapped. I know of another user who had exactly the same problem.

    So, how did I fit my battery? There are two pins underneath, which push
    the battery up, and a metal clip which pushes it horizontally. The battery needs to be
    snug against both of these, or it will not function. The battery should be mounted with
    the side with the (+) on upwards.

    • I bought some electric insulating tape from Tandy.

    • I placed the battery in the holder, and stuck it down to the motherboard
      with a small piece of tape. This took care of the upward push.

    • Then I got a bin-tie. These come with rolls of plastic bags, and consist
      of a metal strip encased in plastic, which can be bent and twisted to close bags. I took
      one, made a loop the size of the holder, and twisted it shut. Then I looped it around the
      battery and pulled it into the horizontal clip. This took care of the sideways push. The
      battery was never going to untwist the tie, after all!

    • Finally I taped over the whole arrangement, to ensure that the tie could
      not fall off while the laptop was being moved.

    I then applied mains power (don't use the laptop battery while doing
    config stuff, in case it fails part way through), and it all worked!

    enuff info?



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