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How to remove cmos battery in gateway M305CRV?

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Here's a link to manuals for the M305CRV. The battery is shown in the Optical Disk and Keyboard replacement manuals.

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When your Gateway computer is switched off, it still keeps track of various system information such as the date and time, thanks to a small battery that never powers off. The size and thickness of a dime, the CMOS battery can run out and need to be replaced. You can swap out a dead CMOS battery with a new one by removing the Gateway computer's side access panel.

Difficulty: Moderate
Instructions Things You'll Need:

  • Phillips-head screwdriver

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    Shut down the computer. Remove the power cable from the back of the computer case. Disconnect the cables for the monitor, mouse, keyboard, and printer.

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    Set the computer case over on its side. Use the Phillips-head screwdriver to remove the two case screws at the far left end of the case.

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    Slide the side access panel to the left and remove it from the computer case. Find the CMOS battery port, which will be located to the lower left of the processor in most Gateway computer models.

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    Lift up the plastic clip holding the CMOS battery in place. Slide a fingernail under one side of the battery and lift it off the motherboard port.

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    Check the orientation of the new battery and compare it to the CMOS motherboard port. Push the new battery into place in the same direction that the old battery was facing. Push down the plastic clip.

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    Set the side access panel back onto the Gateway computer case and reattach the case screws. Plug in the Gateway computer and power it on.




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