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Internal clock i have Toshiba Tecra M2 which is about 5 years old. Every time it is powered up it has " forgotten" the correct time and date etc. I suppose it is because there is an internal battery that is defunct. How do I fix it ?

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That is correct. There is a battery inside that needs replace. You need to take the bottom cover off and find the battery inside and replace it.
It should be a CR2032

Here's what it should look like:

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Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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