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Dead CMOS battery symptons

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Hookem

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Jul 3, 2001
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Besides having to reset the time and date what other symptons will a dead CMOS battery give you...Thanks for any information:)
 

turd

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Sep 16, 2001
used to be a checksum error on boot, dont know anymore as havent seen one die in a while
 

slim_lim

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Sep 23, 2001
That only used to be an issue with very old motherboards. They usually use an accumulator instead of a battery these days. It charges up whenever the computer is on, and so never runs out of juice. ....Unless you leave it off for a few years. :D
 

Yodums

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slim_lim said:
That only used to be an issue with very old motherboards. They usually use an accumulator instead of a battery these days. It charges up whenever the computer is on, and so never runs out of juice. ....Unless you leave it off for a few years. :D

Wow never knew such a thing!!!
 
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Hookem

Hookem

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Checksum Error ..... Oh I have that too !!!! Could you please tell me what Checksum Error entails ??? Thanks for the reply's