Re: CMOS Batt

Re: CMOS Batt


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Posted by Henry on March 23, 2002 at 23:45:48:

In Reply to: CMOS Batt posted by Peter on March 23, 2002 at 17:56:22:

: Replaced CMOS battery with a new one on a M590 ( pcchips motherboard ). Still losing settings. On bootup it says CMOS Batt Low, have tried two new Batteries and run the machine for several hours, still lose settings.

: Any help much appreciated.

: Peter


You probably have a bad diode that is draining your CMOS battery. Cheap and easy "solution" is to leave the PC ON (use a UPS). Difficult solution is to find and replace the diode; if you want to do that you can probably find help by posting on the EYO Tech Forum at:
http://forums.eyo.com.au/forumdisplay.php?s=&forumid=8

Good Luck,
Henry



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