cmos battery

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    Question Desktop PC only works when cell is taken off and on

    Hi, I'm having a problem with my desktop computer. Motherboard Intel DX58S0, CPU Intel i7 930, 4 x 2 GB DDR3 (1333 MHz) I turn it on but whenever I turn it off, I discovered that I had to take off the cell or battery (the silver circle one) and put it on again for the computer to turn on. I...
  2. Z.D.E

    [SOLVED] PC wont boot (No beep-No bios image) fans are spinning and lights are on

    This problem doesn't happen all the time, but it happens usually when i switch some cables, if i plug for an example the speakers in a different USB port or when i remove all the cables and plug them back again.. it used to happen often when i plug an old headphone but i got my self a new one...
  3. asiff6000fx

    Question Gigabyte h170m-d3h Won't power on unless clear CMOS every time by removing MB battery and putting it back

    hi all hope everyone is fine I am having a strange problem in my computer just like my topic says my computer worked fine for about a 3 years suddenly it stopped working from last month I tried everything to make it work finally removed the CMOS battery and put it back after some time and it...
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    [SOLVED] Pc wont boot when I plug in second hdd

    So yesterday I tried to update my bios but it didn't go as planned, my pc booted up just fine after my failed updating attempts but when woke up today my pc wouldn't boot what so ever. I have 1 SSD and 3 HDD drives, I checked the bios list to sort the prio list of my drives, didn't work. I...
  5. skylandermcplus

    Question Computer not displaying video output

    After overclocking my RAM and my Ryzen 2700 I’ve encountered an issue for the past three days, I cannot get video from my GPU or motherboard. I know the issue was caused by the overclock because at first when I had the issue a simple popping the CMOS battery in to reset the BIOS fixed the issue...
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    Question USB Ports not working after reseting CMOS. Can't enter BIOS Via Ps/ 2 Keyboard.

    I've had an issue for the last few months where my pc would start, but none of the connected devices would activate (keyboard, mouse, tablet and monitor). My solution to this would always be to reset my cmos (remove my cmos battery for 5 minutes then put it back it) and it would always solve...
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    Question Clear CMOS by shorting CMOS Battery?

    Hi all, I need to clear the CMOS on an old Lenovo 3000 N100 laptop. It has no jumper pins, and the CMOS battery is soldered to the board, it does not post. Can I clear the CMOS by shorting the battery, or do you recommend another way? Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] can someone please help me

    so i messed with the voltage settings and when i restarted my pc noting showed on monitor, i then decided to reset CMOS by taking it out, i unplugged pc and took CMOS out waited about 5 minutes and put it back in. Still nothing on monitor, im thinking the problem is that when i first got my PC i...
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    [SOLVED] Can a motherboard have both a cmos button and a cmos jumper?

    At least this seems to be the case for mine, according to it's pdf. If this is the case should i use both or is one enough?
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    Question CMOS battery replacement for Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming

    Hello, I own a Dell gaming laptop and the computer clock lags the local time sometimes. Therefore I decided to replace the CMOS battery, but I am not sure how to disconnect the battery from the motherboard and do not think it is a good idea to force the two wire connector. I tried...
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    Question System won't boot/post unless i reset CMOS everytime - MSI B85-G43

    So I recently had this problem, my pc won't post unless I reset CMOS every damn time. When I turn it on, the fans and lights would turn on then it would shut down and turn on again, then the fans and lights would just keep spinning, the GPU Fans doesn't spin though. I know that my PC would post...
  12. JacobGiles

    Question RAM That Previously Worked is no Longer Working

    Specs: CPU- i5 6600k GPU- GTX 1060 3GB RAM- Now 8GB (Was 16) PSU- NZXT 750w 80+ Gold So recently I cleared my CMOS battery in order to reset my BIOS to default because of a strange power issue. Before the CMOS clear, I installed a new 2x8 kit of DDR4 RAM in the pc (maybe a week before) and...
  13. tontontries

    Question computer still shuts off after CMOS battery change?

    allow me to explain, so yesterday i got a new fan for my motherboard that my friend lended to me, it worked for about 3 hours until it shut off spontaneously. I look it up for a solution and they tell me to change to CMOS battery to a new one, so today i bought one and it booted fine (had to...
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    Question Any way to reset Lexmark laser printer via printer's motherboard?

    I have a Lexmark cs317dn laser printer that won't let me print because I'm out of yellow toner. It will not let me bypass the low toner message to reset the printer, I've tried everything. The toner cartridge is very expensive, even on Ebay. Is there any way to reset via printer's motherboard...
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    Question Disabled graphics card, now just black screen after resettimg cmos

    Okay so i stupidly disabled my intel graphics card trying to get games to use my gtx1060 instead, now its on a black screen no signal on the moniter, Ive already tried taking out the cmos battery for 2 mins,(switched power off and everything) amd yet when i switch it back on theres still no...
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    Question PC shuts off, display disconnects, GPU turns off, fans not on

    Whenever I try to turn on my pc, the LED strip inside turns on and the LEDs on the motherboard turns on but not the fans, GPU, or the display. Recently, my pc has been crashing and I would have to force it to shut off and turn it on again. My GPU temps never go above the low 70s. My CPU base MHz...
  17. nickgnick

    Question Help! Cant reset bios tried Clr_cmos and Removing cmos battery.

    I have literally tried everything I have found online I have even taken everything apart and taken out battery and used paperclip to jump clr cmos. When I plug on computer the ram lights up automatically I dont even hit the power button. This occurred after overclocking and I dont know how to...
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    Question PC keeps cycling on and off. I've run out of ideas. Do you have any?

    Hi fellas. So I've got this PC that keeps cycling on and off, every time I turn it on. I've tried reseating the RAM in all possible combinations (and tried just one at a time), cleared CMOS and now after buying a new PSU, tried that one on for size. It's still cycling. Do you have any ideas...
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    Question black screen, no POST, becoming suspending... CMOS battery?

    weeks ago I was using my laptop normally when it decided to suspend. I turned on again with keyboard and as soon as I typed the PIN code, it decided to suspend again. a more couple of times of this and my laptop started to don't turn on. in the next day, at morning, I was able to turn on my...
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    [SOLVED] How to reset my GA-H110N Motherboard

    Hey all, I messed something in the bios and my pc is not turning on. None of the fans or the GPU works only the front panel LED light comes up. I can't seem to find the CMOS battery in this motherboard and don't know to reset it with a jumper. This is exactly how my motherboard looks like...