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Dell xps M1530 won't save date & time on cold boot

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by geno368, Jul 2, 2014.

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  1. geno368

    geno368 Thread Starter

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    I had to replace the motherboard on this laptop and it all worked fine with Windows 7 home prem. The only issue was not saving the date and time on cold boot. When I put it in sleep it does fine on wakeup. I tore it down again since the cmos battery is very inaccessable. The battery checked fine(3.2v) The only error I get on boot is: "RTC is fixed- time and date may be wrong"
    What am I missing? Thanks
     
  2. Frozwire

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    You might just need to replace the CMOS battery to fix that problem.
     
  3. geno368

    geno368 Thread Starter

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    Since it is a problem to get to I did replace it with same results....
     
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    TheShooter93 Malware Specialist

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    In your original post you said that the battery "checked fine", not that you replaced it. Can you please confirm it has been replaced with a new, known good, battery?

    Beyond that, do you have any other unusual symptoms with the computer?
     
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