I purchased an Aspire One KAV10 LA-4781P netbook at an auction a few months and during the process of installing linux as an OS discovered the BIOS is password protected. In trying to reset the CMOS I discovered that the battery is soldered on and there is no CMOS jumper. The only manual I could find states that there is a CMOS "gap". Unfortunately the manual doesn't match my mobo and in addition I see two gaps, but nothing like in the manual and I'm not sure which one to short to reset.
Note that both gaps, although opposing sides, are both near the CMOS battery
I know your initial response will be to make the person who sold it give me my money back, but thats not really an option, and it was pretty cheap for a netbook and is functional. Its just an issue I would really really like to solve. Thanks for any help in advance!
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