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Alert system battery voltage low (Beep Beep)

Battery was removed,taken to store,tested,found to be very dead,replaced with new one that was tested to make shure it was good.System still gives the same screen,same notice,same two short beeps on boot up,and now when i flip the switch on my surge protector the tower starts up without pressing ON button.What do you think?

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  • chuckosaurs May 15, 2008

    thank you will do all you said and get back to you.the new one was tested before install,it was 5x5.(good)

  • chuckosaurs May 19, 2008

    took batt. out,checked install, ( not upside down )checked batt. for power (good),raised up the little contacts at bottom of holder, replaced batt. booted up to find the same screen.(not miller time YET).

  • chuckosaurs May 21, 2008

    thanks, will try, how do i acc.the BIOS,please keep it simple, not expert (old guy) lol. But willing to try,thanks again.

  • chuckosaurs May 23, 2008

    ok will do and get back to you. THANKS; have a good one!

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Just replace the old battery with new one and then go to setup and press alt+f and click on save changes and restart your pc ....all done....!

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Three possible:

1 does new battery test good?

2 is battery inserted properly (backwards)?

3 do U clean the battery holder with a pencil eraser?

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    Rory Biggs May 19, 2008

    Older pc used the battery to retain bios information, but modern ps use the battery only for system date and time as the bios is written in e2prom. It sounds like there is a problem with U'r MB. As a last effort, go to the Bios and select default settings. Without repowering, reboot. Still problem or changed? The date & time should not change if not repowering. If time/date is troublesome repair shop may be able to repair MB.

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    Rory Biggs May 21, 2008

    when U boot up there is a message on the black screen. normally it's F1 or F2 or ESC key to press. This will take U into BIOS. Some where on the title menu will be selections to preset for performance or default... select default.

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Bigbiggs is correct. Also, most newer BIOS have an option that states to Start up (BOOT) or Not Start up (NOT BOOT) on power failure. Because the battery is not keeping BIOS settings, this may be reverted back to Start up when power is applied. Check BIOS settings when you get tha battery situation sorted out.

Posted on May 13, 2008

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    Eric Smale May 21, 2008

    Also, on a lot of BIOS, the DEL key will get you in. Just in case F1, F2 or ESC do not work for you.

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