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Hi there! I think you might need to change your CMOS battery... or update to the latest BIOS available for download from the dell support website.

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Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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As the RTC of your system is dead, it can not keep time.
Therefore, RTC (CMOS Battery) is required to be replaced with a new one to fix the issue.
Refer here for more information/ disassembly guide.

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RTC stans for Real Time Clock. It is the chip that keeps the time in your computer and the beat, so to say. It keeps working even when the computer is down. It has an indepent battery.What do you want with it?

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You can try reseating the RTC battery:

http://h20464.www2.hp.com/index.html

Real-time clock battery removal Before you begin: Remove the battery and keyboard.
  1. Disconnect the RTC battery cable from the system board
  2. Use a small, flat-bladed, non-conductive tool to flip the RTC battery out of the socket on the top cover.
Real-time clock battery replacement
  1. With the positive (+) side facing up, insert and press the RTC battery into the socket on the top cover.
  2. Reconnect the RTC battery cable to the system board.
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