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Time troubles hi, my gateway mx 6960 laptop has a time problem. Sometimes, when I turn it on , the clock shows 12:00 am, july 1, 2005. whats wrong?!?!?!?

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Your BIOS battery might be down. Becoz your board clock needs power from the board battery. So changing the battery on board will fix your problem.

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