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Bios Keeps Resetting?


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iman7

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This is odd... I booted up my PC yesterday and It was looking for a floppy disk (like we use one nowadays). Went into the bios, changed that, noticed my boot priority was reset too... I shut it down at the end of the day. Now today the thing reset itself again...

I haven't heard of a virus that affects the bios, but I'm still scanning just to be sure.

Searching for a fix on google...
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There is a watch type battery on the motherboard that provides enough power to keep the BIOS settings when your computer is powered off. You need to replace the battery.
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Try to change the battery.
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After you change the battery you will need to reset the clock. If you do not, the updates from MS will be really messed up.
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Day three, the BIOS did not reset itself. Odd... If it does eventually die out, I'll keep this in mind.

Do they sell these batteries at any PC Hardware store? I don't recall seeing any on price lists.
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Kmart, walmart, PC store, virtually anywhere.
Get the number off it first.
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