Introduction

Upon boot up, the computer may read a “CMOS checksum error,” or date and time keep getting reset. If this is the error you are receiving you should replace your CMOS Battery.

  1. Close the lid and turn the device upside down so that you can see the battery.
    • Close the lid and turn the device upside down so that you can see the battery.

    Add Comment

  2. Press the battery release tab and the battery will pop up.
    • Press the battery release tab and the battery will pop up.

    Add Comment

    • Remove the battery from the laptop, it will come out easily.

    Add Comment

  3. Spread Fixmas Cheer
    Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12
    Spread Fixmas Cheer
    Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12
    • Remove the single screw holding the accessory plate. This is a PH0 2.0x2.5 screw.

    Add Comment

    • Pry the accessory plate up from the back of the laptop by applying force upwards where the screw was removed.

    Add Comment

    • Remove the screw from the wireless adapter with a PH0 screwdriver then move the adapter out of the way to access the CMOS battery.

    Add Comment

    • Use a plastic or metal spudger to release the CMOS battery from the clips.

    Add Comment

    • Remove the battery from the device.

    Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Robert Patterson

Member since: 09/04/2015

1,271 Reputation

5 Guides authored

Team

USF Tampa, Team 2-6, Sullivan Fall 2015 Member of USF Tampa, Team 2-6, Sullivan Fall 2015

USFT-SULLIVAN-F15S2G6

4 Members

10 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 3

Past 7 Days: 20

Past 30 Days: 97

All Time: 4,951