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It works if you take out the cmos battery
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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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.
Instructions Things You'll Need:
down the computer. Remove the power cable from the back of the
computer case. Disconnect the cables for the monitor, mouse,
keyboard, and printer.
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.
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.
the plastic clip holding the CMOS battery in place. Slide a
fingernail under one side of the battery and lift it off the
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
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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