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No CMOS battery = dead system

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August 13, 2008 7:13:47 PM

My motherboard stopped working after the CMOS battery became loose and fell out.

Has anyone had this problem before?
August 13, 2008 7:22:13 PM

Not sure how a CMOS battery "fell out", but if your system doesn't work after (a) installing a new battery and (b) clearing the CMOS, then perhaps your metal battery shorted something out after it came out of the holder.
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