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My computer is changing the time back to 31/12/02 every time its turned on

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Change the CMOS Battery palced in motherboard and set the date, it will not get changed and remains in current date.

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Your motherboard backup battery is gone.
This is a watch type battery mounted on the motherboard that powers the chip (CMOS) that retains basic information (BIOS) about your computer while it is turned off.
The battery is gone and not holding the time and date.
The battery is very easy to change, do you have a tower computer or a laptop and are you OK with looking inside the case for the battery?

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