hardware problem

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sat Nov 13 15:29:13 PST 2004


michael wrote:
> Hello,my machine was having trouble loading the bios,so i removed the 
> cmos  battery and cleaned it,and when i put it back,the machine behaved 
> as if  the power cord had been pulled,completely dead.So then i removed 
> the  battery,and it turned on with a battery warning

BIOSes are, generally speaking, rather lousy bits of code. the problem 
could be anything.

what voltage does the battery read?



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