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Were can i find the Cmos battery so i can reset my bios password?

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Hi,

In order to find the Cmos battery on the Acer laptop, please go through the below mentioned article:

http://www.ehow.com/how_4882009_replace-cmos-battery-acer-laptop.html

Please view the document till step 6 to locate the battery.

Please accept the solution if the information provided has been helpful.

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