CMOS battery is dead

Question

I rebooted my computer and haven't been able to get past the password screen. CMOS battery is dead. I entered the password that i had put on but its not letting me past logon screen. What do i do to fix it

Answer

This question was answered on March 19, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

First replace the CMOS battery, you will lose all password settings and system settings, when you rteplace the battery create a new password and set all systemm settings again

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Posted by Eugene of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 19, 2003