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.

  1. 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.

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Pull the case off of the device

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

    • 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.


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

Phillip Winston

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