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CMOS battery Gateway 450SX4 notebook

Hi, I need to replace the CMOS battery on an older Gateway 450SX4 notebook computer. Can you tell me how to locate it and what I need to do to access it (e.g., remove which screws, etc)? Thanks. Jim

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It is in back sdie of alptop.
You have to remove 4 screw on each side of square.
then you find motherbord chipset.
cmos cell is fixed on motherbord circuit.

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What is the correct battery for the BIOS memory for a Gateway model 4025GZ notebook ?


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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

  • CMOS battery replacement

  1. 1

    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.

  2. 2

    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.

  3. 3

    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.

  4. 4

    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.

  5. 5

    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.

  6. 6

    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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Are you booting from the Disk. If not make sure the CMOS looks at the CD /DVD drive first so it can boot from it.

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Need to replace the cmos battery on a gateway 450sx4 laptop.


Some are way deep inside, and you have to remove the top part of the case from the bottom.

Some others, you can remove the top power strip, (unscrew screws in the battery compartment, and sometimes on the bottom) and then unscrew the keyboard, and when you remove that, sometimes you can get right to it.

The only problem is, some of the laptop batteries are odd ducks, and not just the standard, they have wires or a metal tag on them. You can always order a new one onces you get to it.

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Could be overheating, or possibly a motherboard gone bad. Try taking the battery out, unplug from power cord, hold down the power button for 20 seconds, put battery back in and see what happens.

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Gateway 450rog cmos battery


The CMOS battery is located on the motherboard, just under the bottom left side of the keyboard, by the letter 'V". It looks like a clock battery, marked 3V (volts). The battery comes out of its "cage/connector" by gently lifting it with a small flat screwdriver. Replacement CMOS batteries are inexpensive and readily available at any computer shop. Hope that helps

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