my bios do not save and time and date, on laptop

  bri74 14:16 03 Nov 2006

i have a hp compaq nx9005 . an every time i boot up i have to go in setup all the time because it doesnt save my bios. and i have to maually boot from hardrive and set time and date every time i boot up . hope someone can help me .

  De Marcus™ 14:28 03 Nov 2006

This has all the signs of an exhausted cmos battery, not easily replaced in a laptop!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:36 03 Nov 2006

manul click here

see page 91 De Marcus™ is correct does look easy on this model.

  Kalb 18:24 03 Nov 2006

Battery supply from quick & efficient

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:49 03 Nov 2006

Its a CMOS battery needed not a battery pack

probably a CR2032, pack of 2 for £2.99 in Wilkinsons Stores

  bri74 20:01 03 Nov 2006

my laptop battery is faulty is that the same as my cmos battery? im workin off the mains adapter at the moment . thank you all for your replies.

  bri74 20:06 03 Nov 2006

kalb thanks . do you know were it would be in the laptop. and will it do my laptop any harm not havein a new cmos battery?.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:36 04 Nov 2006

click here manual in pdf format.

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