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You can do it one of two ways:
1. Remove the plug from your computer, then look for the CMOS batter is circular between the size of quarter and a nickel. Remove this and the plug for about 30 secs then put them both back in this should clear it.
2. Most motherboard has a cmos jumper that will clear the bios settings. Check your manual for the exact jumper and setting.
Posted on Mar 07, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Use this jumper to clear the CMOS values (e.g. date information and BIOS configurations) and
reset the CMOS values to factory defaults. To clear the CMOS values, place a jumper cap on the
two pins to temporarily short the two pins or use a metal object like a screwdriver to touch the two
pins for a few seconds.
• Always turn off your computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before
clearing the CMOS values.
• After clearing the CMOS values and before turning on your computer, be sure to remove
the jumper cap from the jumper. Failure to do so may cause damage to the motherboard.
• After system restart, go to BIOS Setup to load factory defaults (select Load Optimized
Defaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," for
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