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If my CMOS battery is dead will I lose all the info in my laptop?

My laptop was working great last night and today when I turned it on it wouldn't boot up. I removed the battery (which is fairly new) and when I re-installed it my laptop came up. The date and time were reset to Jan 1, 12:01 A.M. I got a "CMOS Battery dead" error message. My question is, If I turn the laptop off and the battery dies out, will I lose all the information in my hard drive? Help is much appreciated. EDIT: email removed by Moderator
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  1. Your hard disk data will be retained.
  2. stuff in your hard drive is safe.
  3. Best answer
    No. The CMOS battery state has nothing to do with whatever is on the hard drive.
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