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It is always on the motherboard.

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Hi the CMOS is really called the BIOS, which are the same things the bios holds all the information on how the machine boots and what the system has to load before it reads the hdd, the BOIS/CMOS are not removable this is a small chip that is soldered to the motherboard if you are having problems with it , it might be the on board battery at fault and not the BIOS/CMOS , but if you have tried to upgrade the BIOS/CMOS and has failed then there could be a possibility that your laptop is now u/s, sometimes you can get it back by taking off the on board battery for a few minuets but like i said if it was a upgrade to the BIOS/CMOS and has failed then there isn't much use....hope this helps

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