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#1 mearow

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Posted 13 December 2008 - 04:41 PM

My CMOS settings are wrong according to my machine on boot up. The year my machine is taking me back to 2003. When it boots it gives me the option to enter setup or F2 load defaults, I load defaults because I am simply lost on how to fix it. Any help out there?

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 13 December 2008 - 06:04 PM

First thing to to would be to replace the motherboard battery.
Unplug the computer and remove the side. It's a round silver coin-sized battery, available at drug stores (by the watch batteries) and office supply stores
Take care in lifting and prying it out so you don't break the clipholder
If this is a laptop, locations vary. Some are underneath the keyboard , others are behind an access plate from the bottom
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