Overtime the CMOS Battery may drain and need replacement. This can cause a reset in the System Clock and other features of the Mini 210-1199x. In order to fix this, a battery replacement is needed.

Replace the CMOS Battery with a 3-volt 2032-size coin battery.


No parts required.

Unplug the netbook.
  • Unplug the netbook.

  • Secure the netbook in a upright position.

  • Slide the plastic battery latch that secures it into the netbook.

  • Keep thumb secure on the right tab as you begin to remove the battery.

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Remove the battery from the device.
  • Remove the battery from the device.

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  • Press down on the two orange buttons to release.

  • If the case does not pop off, begin to use Spudger to pry the case off the back.

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  • Place the spudger on corners and openings in order to begin removal of the back.

  • Continue this on all corner until the case comes fully off of the back.

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  • Pull the case off of the device

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  • Simply pull the small black ribbon off of the battery with either your finger or a pair of tweezers.

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  • Using the spudger, carefully pop the battery out of the right side as seen in the picture.

  • To reinstall, carefully place slide the battery back into place with the positive side facing upwards.

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

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