I have to reset time and date settings on boot up

  slaphead2 11:48 06 Apr 2010

Can anyone tell me why on boot up I get the message 'press F1 to enter set up to change time and date settings ? This happens on every boot up even after I have corrected the settings.

  mgmcc 12:01 06 Apr 2010

It sounds as though the CMOS battery on the motherboard is exhausted and needs to be replaced. The most commonly used battery is a CR2032 Lithium cell, which is readily available in any computer or photographic shop and most supermarkets. click here

  Technotiger 12:53 06 Apr 2010

If you have a Pound shop near you, they sell these batteries at £1 for a strip of five!!

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