system clocks stops on shut down

  Blubottle 09:44 11 Feb 2014
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Hi my vista based desktop's system clock stops working when pc is shut down and when switched on the next time the clock starts but at the time of the last shut down I am thinking maybe the MB lithium cell is running down but thought I'd check here first. regards

  Pine Man 09:59 11 Feb 2014

Definitely the BIOS battery.

  lotvic 10:00 11 Feb 2014

Certainly sounds like motherboard cmos battery. Replace it, you can buy them for a couple of quid in supermarkets or cheaper still at poundland.

  onthelimit1 14:29 11 Feb 2014

lotvic

What, like a pound? :-)

  lotvic 15:25 11 Feb 2014

onthelimit1, I'll ask next time I'm in there...

  compumac 15:32 11 Feb 2014

You will get two for a pound at Poundland.

  onthelimit1 15:36 11 Feb 2014

Love this trailer for the tv showYouTube

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