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Every time i start my computer date and time is not set. What is the problem?

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Your BIOS battery is dead. Without your BIOS battery, the clocks don't "remember" the time and date that have been set on your machine. If you're handy, you can try purchasing a BIOS battery online or from a computer shop and replacing it yourself. The battery is on the motherboard and is fairly simple to remove and replace compared to other repairs. If the prospect of opening up your machine is a little unsettling, you can take your machine to any computer shop and they should be able to replace it for you. A reputable shop shouldn't charge very much for it. Some may even do it for free as it only takes a few minutes if they have the right battery on hand.

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Your cmos battery is dead its located on your motherboard its a cr2032 button sized battery. If you decide to replace it unplug your pc the press power button (to drain extra power) and pop the old battery out of the socket and put the new one in. [also you may need to set the date in the BIOS if it wont in windows]

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It sounds like the battery needs to be replaced. It's not that hard to do, I have provided the link to the user's manual, and the battery replacement is on page 73 for you. http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim3000/en/OM/j6758A04.pdf

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