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Time will not synchronise

Time does not auto synchronise. I have been told the battery is flat that is hidden somewhere in the computer and it has to go back to manufacturer. Is there one around the fraser coast region as it is anoying having to synchronise the time every time I start the computer or when it sleeps. I need the time as I get too consumed and the day- night is gone.

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  • sugar_57 Jul 23, 2008

    Hi thanks for your prompt attention. I wasn't aware of another battery till I asked the local computer shop and they are not willing to touch it and I would have had it fixed under warranty if I knew. Just thought I was doing something wrong.

    Compaq presario V5000 EX039PA is the make and model

  • tweetie4life May 11, 2010

    im using Microsoft Windows XP

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The bios battery may be easily accessible. It's ussually located near the ram or underneath the keyboard. If you post the exact make and model I can find out where it is and let you know if it's something you can do on your own

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