Hello everyone! In recent articles, I have already touched on the topic of batteries in motherboards, but I decided to take it out in a separate article. Suddenly it will be useful to someone.
Why is it needed?
Have you ever wondered how the time on the computer is counted when it is turned off? Especially if he has no Internet or synchronization is turned off. And why are the hardware settings in the BIOS saved for years without changes? As you may have guessed, this very battery is responsible for this. It powers the CMOS chip with minimal power, which stores all of your BIOS settings and time.
Do I need to change it?
An important question with a simple answer - if everything works well, then nothing needs to be changed. But if errors occur when the computer boots at the BIOS boot stage, the time is lost or the system does not boot at all, then first of all check this very battery, or better just replace.
What kind of battery do you need?
Surprisingly, many believe that there is some kind of special battery for motherboards. This is not actually the case.
There is the most common CR2032 battery, which you can buy in absolutely any store. There are exceptions and there may be a different battery model, but the vast majority of laptop motherboards and even more stationary computers are equipped with CR2032.
How to replace?
It's simple, but I advise right away - take a minus screwdriver, tweezers or a knife. So it will be much easier for you to pry on the old one and pull it out of the nest.
Be careful - this socket has a special clip. First, bend it, the battery will come out of the groove by itself, you just have to pry it off and get it out. Well, you already guessed how to put a new one - just insert it into the groove without any wisdom.
Hope this article was helpful to you.
Thank you for reading the article to the end!
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