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8k3a cmos battery dead?

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djcomp

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The issue here is: whenever i switch off my psu or unplug the computer from the wall, all the settings i have saved to my bios are gone, and reset back to system default. so i then gotta change the time and everything back etc. :mad: . Is that probably due to a dead cmos battery? the board is brand new. maybe i should try to take the battery out and reseat in to make sure the connections are thorough. And btw, the clear cmos jumper is in the "retain" position.
 

y0ungsta

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Yeah it might be that the batteries that are bad and also try checking the cmos again to see if it's on the right position.
 
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djcomp

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i have reseated the battery, and tried again and i think that was the problem. although i only unplugged the comp for a couple seconds, i will try it again for longer to see if the info is held. thanks for the reply y0ungsta.