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Cmos Battery How do i replace my cmos battery?

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  • Calvinm74 Feb 08, 2008

    How do i get the keyboard out? I have had all the screws out of the back and the plastic back wouldn't come off. Is there a trick?

  • Calvinm74 Feb 08, 2008

    Thank you for your help Lemmor. I got it apart. and found the cmos battery

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Hi,
Look for the CMOS Battery under the keyboard, if not near the memory at the bottom of the laptop, there are screws to remove.

Hope this Fixya an idea where the battery is kept.

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

  • Rommel Balcita Feb 08, 2008

    yea... after removing all the screws.. there are snap-locks in the sides to snap it off by using a thin flat screw driver, be careful not to break them... use your fingernail to twist it open a little you'll discover that after you snapped one, everything goes.

    Goodluck...

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Does this P.C have an internal battery, and if so can it be changed


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CMOS Checksum error


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CMOS Checksum Bad or CMOS Date/Time Not Set


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Cause:
This issue is caused when the CMOS values are incorrect. This issue can occur because of any of the below possibilities.
* Bad or old CMOS battery.
* BIOS update.

Workaround 1:
1. Disconnecting power from computer without shutting down computer.
2. Attempt to reboot the computer. If error still occurs after rebooting the computer enter CMOS setup and check all values, this includes verifying the time and date are correct. Once everything has been verified and/or changed make sure you save and exit CMOS setup.
3. If you have a Phoenix BIOS and have an option for 'Reset Configuration Data', set this value to 'Yes' and save and exit the CMOS.
4. If the computer was had the power disconnected while it was still running it is possible this could cause the CMOS to become corrupt. Ensure that the computer is ready to be shut off before turning off the computer. If you have a laptop computer ensure that the battery is charged before disconnecting the power connection.
5. If the CMOS values have become corrupted entering the values in CMOS setup and saving and exiting CMOS should resolve your issues.
Note: If this issue continues to occur after you turn off your computer off it is possible that the CMOS battery may be failing or already bad. Before considering replacing the CMOS battery try leaving your computer on for several days.
Workaround 2:
If you performed workaround 1 and the error occurs again after a complete power down (i..e. removing the power cord), the CMOS battery is likely bad. Most systems use a small coin style lithium battery. These often last 3-6 years, but at some point run out of juice and need to be replaced. For desktops, your system manual or motherboard manual should specify the type of battery and location on the motherboard. For laptops, it is often very difficult to access and may require a professional to replace it. To replace the battery on a desktop system:
1. Turn off the system and remove the power plug.
2. Remove the case or side panel to access the motherboard.
3. Look for a round silver coin cell, typically in a black holder.


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4. Remove the battery while noting which way the battery is located. You may need a small flat screwdriver to release the side clip.
5. Install the replacement battery with the same battery type, being careful to insert it in the same direction as the removed battery (or using the polarity marked on the holder or manual).
6. Reassemble the case and power.
7. Turn on the power. You will get the CMOS Checksum Bad error once more, but it should be the last time. Go into the BIOS setup and set the date and time, and any other options you prefer.

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These are the most basic signs your CMOS battery is going dead and will be your ultimate test of the battery
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=cmos+battery+images&qpvt=cmos+battery+images&FORM=IGRE Bios setting are saved in cmos batteries
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Hi cqs2000.

Do the following:

"To "Remove the CMOS battery form the computer!"

  • Shut-down the computer.

  • "Unplug the computer from the {Wall Out-let}.

  • Remove the Lithium battery from the "Notebook."

  • There is a compartment (underneath) the "Notebook that 'store' the CMOS battery."

  • "You will need a {very small Phillips screwdriver}.

  • paul7of9_182.jpg Remove the CMOS battery for: [30 minutes].

  • !Important: If you have to do it again?

  • Remove the CMOS battery for a {'longer amount of time'}.

paul7of9_181.jpg Replace the "CMOS battery."

  • Next, "Only plug-in the "Power Adapter" into the computer.

  • "Do not - replace the "Lithium battery!"

  • Once you have completed these 'task'.

  • "Restart the computer."

  • "Press the [F2] key, to 'enter' the CMOS / BIOS Setup!"

  • Next, 'reset' (all) "Values to the Default Settings."

  • "Press the [F10] key to 'Save' the changes!"

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On an ACER from those years the CMOS battery looks like a coin, or a coin wrapped in plastic and connected to the motherboard.

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