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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow the PC boots even after the CMOS battery failure? Forum Solvedreplace CMOS battery Forum SolvedFault CMOS Battery - Time keeps resetting Forum SolvedNo PC after CMOS battery change. Forum SolvedRTC/CMOS battery Acer Travelmate 4000 Forum SolvedCMOS Battery Dies So Quickly Forum SolvedCMOS battery replaced still losing time Forum SolvedCMOS battery low Forum SolvedComputer won't boot after CMOS battery change, Changed from AHCI to IDE and back with no results Forum SolvedIntel DG33FB Motherboard CMOS battery drain issue. Forum Solvedneed to Change CMOS Battery in Gateway SX2370 Forum SolvedCMOS Battery Clip? Forum SolvedCan improperly seated sound card drain CMOS battery? Forum SolvedGateway2000 4DX2-66 CMOS Battery Forum SolvedHi , my PC is not giving any display to the monitor , after no signal it's going to orange color state. I checked CMOS battery Forum SolvedOdd problem with cmos battery Forum SolvedReplaced the CMOS battery now the computer not turning ON. Forum Solvedreplacing cmos battery sony vaio model pcg-7n2l Forum SolvedBiostar G41D3+ CMOS Wrong and battery getting burned everytime Forum Solvedi think that my cmos battery is broken or faulty, what do you guys think? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !