Question about Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook
Replaced cmos battery on for only 8 sec what next. not worth replacing mother board
Use old battery first try to boot
if your system is boot run bios update from intel.com
then change new battery
else run bios flash from chip level service provider
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi AshishB, Yes, Toshiba does refer to the CMOS battery in their literature as the real time clock battery. Your retailer is half right, the battery is on the motherboard but its attached via a connector and it can be replaced. Here are links to a couple of venders that sell the RTC battery for your laptop: - Http://www.sparepartswarehouse.com/Toshiba,Satellite,L15-S104,Laptop,Batteries-Backup-RTC.aspx - http://cgi.ebay.com/Toshiba-Laptop-motherboard-battery-cmos-L15-S104_W0QQitemZ170060189842QQihZ007QQcategoryZ3666QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQcmdZViewItem Let us know if you have any other questions and please don?t forget to rate the posting.
Posted on Jan 19, 2007
On Toshiba laptops you hit the ESC key as soon as you turn it on & then you
are given the option to hit the F1 key to enter bios.
As to the cmos battery, they couldn't have hidden it better if it was the Queen's diamond!
It is near the bottom of the laptop on the right side, almost directly beneath the pause/break key.
Problem is, you have to disassemble the entire laptop to get at it!
Disassembly instructions for the Satellite A10 are here
Best of luck
Posted on Mar 03, 2009
the cmos batt is located near the cpu, is a quarter look alike batt. disconect it fron the two cable connector to the mb and replac e with a new one.
Posted on Jul 16, 2009
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