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Changing Battery in Motherboard Help-PLEASE

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9y, 5m agoPosted 9 years, 5 months ago
Hi,
I have been having a problem with the time and date on my computer for a few weeks (it thinks its Dec 2001 !!):w00t:
Anyway, i gather it just needs a new battery which i have bought today- someone has told me its not just a straight forward -take old battery out and new one in . They told me - i had to go into the Bios -well , i have no idea on how to do that :? So, can anyone tell if i really do have to do that and if so -how do i do it please ?
Thankyou in advance.
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9y, 5m agoPosted 9 years, 5 months ago
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#1
This explains it better than I can : http://www.ehow.com/how_8159_change-battery-computer.html

Its fairly straight forward.
#2
Hi Iom-RF ,
Thanks a lot- will get this done tomorrow.
Just a bit worried about getting the details when it switches on -but it doesnt say what you do when you have printed them out - it doen't mention the bios or anything about putting any more information anywhere after you have put the battery in. :?
#4
As on previous postings- i prefer advice from a real person (thanks anyway) so, would anyone care to answer please?
#5
Press del when you switch on your PC to get to the BIOS


When you replace the battery. You'll need to set the time and the date.
#6
Do as above. when you get in to the bios hit enter for the first option in the list. scroll to time and use the + and - keys to select. do the same for the date. then hit f12 i think and this will save all changes.
Correct me if im wrong people
#7
Depends on the bios. Mine is F10 to save all changes. :)
#8
Do i do this after i put the battery in - i presume so !?
#9
Yep change the battery then turn the pc on then go through the process as above
#10
Cheers everyone -will do that later.
Thanks for help yet again !

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