Invalid configuration information

April 20, 2011 at 01:23:00
Specs: Windows XP
Invalid configuration information - please run SETUP program
Performing automatic IDE configuration....
Primary Master: Disk Drive
Secondary Master: CD-ROM Device
Time-of-day not set - please run SETUP program
Strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to run setup utility

I must set Time-of-day every time I turn on my dell desktop.
How can I fix this problem?


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#1
April 20, 2011 at 01:31:47
There is a small battery on the mainboard inside your computer, that seems to be empty and has to be replaced.

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#2
April 20, 2011 at 12:54:50
If you do not interrupt power to your computer you can turn the computer off and still retain the settings until you replace the CMOS battery. Look for a CR2032 battery or equivalent.

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#3
April 23, 2011 at 13:32:11
Replaced the CMOS battery - solved the problem....thanks for the help.

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#4
April 23, 2011 at 15:14:13
You are welcome.

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