Introduction

CMOS battery ensures that you BIOS setting are saved when your PC is on. It also runs the clock, making sure you have correct time when you power you computer back on. These batteries tend to last 10 year but should it fail earlier, use this guide to replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Before you begin taking apart the computer, make sure that it is completely powered off. Slide the release latch away from the nearest edge.
  • Before you begin taking apart the computer, make sure that it is completely powered off.

  • Slide the release latch away from the nearest edge.

  • Slide the back cover off of the computer.

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Remove the six 3.7mm Phillips screws. Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off. Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off.
  • Remove the six 3.7mm Phillips screws.

  • Slide the back cover until it clicks, then lift it straight off.

Unplug CMOS battery by gently pulling upwards on it's cable. Unplug CMOS battery by gently pulling upwards on it's cable. Unplug CMOS battery by gently pulling upwards on it's cable.
  • Unplug CMOS battery by gently pulling upwards on it's cable.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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