Question about Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook
WHERE IS CMOS BATTERY LOCATED
Should be one of two places on the Dells. Look under the memory cover, if not under the keyboard. If you still can't find it, go to Dell's support site and pull a system diagram. If you haven't already, it's very helpful to know what the bat looks like. Dell uses a few different types.
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
Removing the Reserve Battery
NOTICE: The reserve battery provides power to the computer's RTC and
NVRAM when the computer is turned off. Removing the battery causes the
computer to lose the date and time information as well as all user-specified
parameters in the BIOS. If possible, make a copy of this information before
you remove the reserve battery.
NOTICE: Disconnect the computer and any attached devices from electrical
outlets, and remove any installed batteries.
NOTICE: To avoid ESD, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or
by touching an unpainted metal surface on the computer.
NOTICE: Read "Preparing to Work Inside the Computer" before performing
the following procedure.
system board connector
reserve battery cable
Replacing the Reserve Battery
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
underneath the keyboard, pull the top plastic line cover (the one covering the power button) then two screws and pull it off carefully, the ribbon connection will pull out pretty easy but be carefull not to twist it.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
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