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Question ATX tripping when I install the battery

gregorymegan1

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Jan 16, 2018
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When I install the battery the ATX power supply only stays on for a few seconds, then trips off.
Without the battery everything works great past the time/date error on load.
I'm assuming the motherboard has a short somewhere. Has anyone ever heard of this happening?
 

Lutfij

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Welcome to the forums, newcomer!

We're going to need more information. Please parse the specs to your build like so:
CPU:
Motherboard:
Ram:
SSD/HDD:
GPU:
PSU:
Chassis:
OS:

Battery? You referring to a motherboard's CMOS battery? That should be in your motherboard t all times! Apart from the make and model of your PSU, how old is the unit?
 

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