COMPAQ NX9110 BUSINESS NOTEBOOK BATTERY

  TRICKY 18:24 01 Nov 2006
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Can anyone tell me. I dont have the manual. I have a Compaq NX9110 Business Notebook Laptop. I know the main battery has a problem. But does the motherboard have a second battery for the clock? I am not sure if it works off the main battery. But everytime I take power off and switch on again, the year and time are wrong. Goes to 1601.....

Any assistance would be appreciated. Even anyone know of a cheap place for the main battery, as i note they are quite expensive.

Thanks

Dave

  woodchip 18:26 01 Nov 2006

Yes it as a CMOS battery to keep the time and settings

  woodchip 18:27 01 Nov 2006

Go to BIOS as comp starts and try setting the clock and date

  woodchip 18:27 01 Nov 2006

PS do not forget to save settings as you exit BIOS

  Fingees 18:43 01 Nov 2006

The cmos battery costs only a pound or two, and lasts 5 years or more.
obtainable from any local computer shop.

It's normally a CR 2032
Where it is located on your model, I don't know

  TRICKY 18:56 01 Nov 2006

Thanks for all the help above. Anyonne know where the battery is situated. I cant find it unless i to take it all apart. WOuld have thought it in a logical access place?

  Fingees 20:21 01 Nov 2006

There is usually a small oblong metal piece about 1 inch by 2inches or so screwed to the bottom of most laptops.

This is where most memory chips are accessible.

It would be worth looking there as it seems a logical place for easy access.

all the best.

  TRICKY 22:18 01 Nov 2006

Thanks will take a look. Fingers crossed

  TRICKY 09:27 02 Nov 2006

Fingees I was after the cmos? battery not the memory chips. Tks anyway

  TRICKY 17:12 12 Nov 2006

I still cannot find the CMOS battery in any accessible place. Does anyone have any idea where it will be on this laptop? Getting desperate here.
I have emailed HP. All they will say is take it to a HP dealer.

  TRICKY 23:57 12 Nov 2006

Someone must know?

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