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I was trying to install windows 7 on my laptop and it wouldnt load and gave a message about going into the bios. So I did and when I changed something not sure what it was, and now when I turn it on it goes through a phase of telling me how much ram i have and then goes to a password screen but none work. So I went online looking for answers so I got to a point where it told me to bypass the cmos battery so I have my computer all apart but don't know if the battery is removeable, maybe you can tell me by my model number if the battery can be removed or if what I'm looking at is even the correct part.

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The CMOS battery is a rechargeable Lithium button cell and is best left well alone.
Underneath, near the RAM, is a jumper land, (ident 500). Short the lands together for about 15 seconds and boot up your laptop. BE VERY CAREFULL as irrepairable damge will be done very easily!
When the laptop boots, go into the BIOS menu, and find the "Restore Default Setting". Click F10 to exit and save.
That will return your laptop to a useable state again.
Hope that helps.

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