wrong date and year

September 23, 2013 at 05:46:12
Specs: Windows Vista
every time i turn on my comp.it has 2007 and 12:02am.i have to set the correct date and time every time i turn on the comp

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#1
September 23, 2013 at 06:03:24
Sounds like your CMOS battery died. The replacement battery and the method used is dependent on your particular make/model.

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#2
September 23, 2013 at 12:04:52
Hi Razor2.3,

As rightly suggested by "Razor2.3", it is an issue with the CMOS. For Dell Systems, refer to the link mentioned below:

http://dell.to/16Cah6p

CMOS is considered as a factory replaceable component on most of the systems and the replacement should be performed by a professional only.

Thanks & Regards
Manshu S
#iworkfordell


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#3
September 23, 2013 at 23:59:31
If it is a desktop computer then it is definitely something that you can do yourself, and is no more complicated than adding extra memory. The battery itself is a standard CR2032 watch-type one.

Some laptops are also easy enough to replace - even some older Dells have the batteries in easily accessible places, though they are often non-standard battery types, so it's worth doing a bit of homework on your machine before sending it off.

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#4
September 25, 2013 at 13:08:02
don't have a battery

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#5
September 26, 2013 at 10:57:25
Hi Razor2.3,

You can buy a CMOS battery from any local computer shop.

Thanks & Regards
Manshu S
#iworkfordell


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#6
September 26, 2013 at 11:58:48
if its a cr2032 they sell them at watch shops and autoparts stores

::mike

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#7
September 26, 2013 at 16:47:46
how do i get rid of system .i really want my old start up.

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#8
September 26, 2013 at 23:11:16
You might have to clarify what you mean by 'how do i get rid of system .i really want my old start up.'

The problem you originally asked about is a hardware issue - the CMOS battery simply needs replacing - any computer shop would be able to do it for you if you don't want to do it yourself.

Whichever operating system you have on your computer will still rely on the date being correct so replacing the battery is the only long-term fix.

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#9
September 27, 2013 at 05:05:05
i don't have a dell i have a vista there is no battery it is a desktop

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#10
September 27, 2013 at 06:37:37
Vista is usually an operating system. The battery is there on almost all desktops, as it protects settings that would go away with the loss of power.

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/why-do...

pictures on common replacement

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/...

::mike


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