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I keep getting a error and ahve to set date then will not start up how do i fix this problem

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This generally indicates that the cmos battrey is dead and needs replaced. Depending on the model of Thinkpad the cmos battery will be located either under the main battery or under the keyboard. It's a yllow puoch with two wires leading to a connector. If it's located under the main battery the keyboard will have to come off in order to get to the connector.

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[CHANGE YOUR CMOS BATTER WHICH IS INSIDE YOUR CPU CASE]
I do not think you fixed the CMOS battery - (backup battery = CMOS battery)
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(Dead battery.) 1. Go to Checking the Backup Battery
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This will get you started on looking for the manual:

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