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Replacing a CMOS battery

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Kevindv10, Jan 24, 2002.

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  1. Kevindv10

    Kevindv10 Thread Starter

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    Hello.
    It's that time when the clock on my PC is starting to slip. Can I just pull the CMOS battery out and take it to a shop to buy a replacement, or is there more to it than that?
    Thanks in advance.
    Kevin

    PS - Oh ya, I'm wondering what people think of A+ certification. Is it worth the money and is it valued in the industry? Thanks again.
     
  2. Hamill

    Hamill

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    Turn off your system and umplug it. Then you can remove the battery to replace it. You can buy a replacemnt at any discount store. Usually just a calculator battery. I thinnd cr2032 is a standard cmos battery but dont quote me on that.
    A+ is a good intro to training. It is actually a prerequisite to several other certification programs. I am A+ and had to be to get certified for other things and to work on certain types of equipment and not void the warranty.
    Good Luck,
    Hamill
     
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