CMOS battery Tags: Motherboards Battery CMOS Last response: September 27, 2009 3:37 PM in Motherboards Share smoovyc September 27, 2009 1:24:37 PM Hello, everytime I turn off my pc, I have to remove the cmos battery to get it to power up. Is this the sign of a failing battery? Or is it something else? any thoughts or suggestions welcome. specs - intel gag915 - pentium 3ghz single - 3 gigs corsair dual channel- earthwatts 650 mod. psu. Nvidia 8800gt. More about : cmos battery Shadow703793 a b V Motherboard September 27, 2009 2:19:54 PM 1. Could be a problem with your BIOS settings, as removing the CMOS battery resets the settings to stock. 2. Could be dying battery. smoovyc September 27, 2009 2:35:39 PM Hey thanks, shadow I am going to grab a new battery today so I can hopefully rule that part of it out. Fwiw - my pc is at the 5yr old mark - I've heard that batteries tend to start losing power thereabouts. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Shadow703793 a b V Motherboard September 27, 2009 3:37:25 PM Lol, I loose power at around the 2.5-3 year mark or earlier. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBlack screen on Dell Dimension XPS 410 after replacing CMOS battery ForumHow to fix cmos settings wrong with new battery ForumCMOS battery ForumCMOS Battery ? ForumCmos battery for fx6000-01e ForumAsus CMOS battery holder/slot needs soldering ForumComputer's clock keeps getting out of sync - CMOS Battery problem? ForumSabertooth z77 cmos battery ForumMy i can change cmos battery but computer do not show right time ForumToshiba satellite Cmos battery L100 ForumA8N-sli Deluxe will not POST with CMOS battery in ForumToshiba satellite a100 cmos battery ForumLenove v570 cmos battery ForumPros/cons of replacing CMOS battery on mobo ForumCMOS battery error maybe? ForumProblems after replacing CMOS battery ForumHow to change cmos battery in a205-55870 ForumHow to change cmos battery in a205-55870 ForumCMOS battery and other questions ForumCMOS battery on Inspiron 5100. More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !