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    BIOS Battery

    I've just booted up an old PC (my Dad wants it) and I've got a "system battery voltage is low" warning appear on boot. I read around and I found that this means the BIOS/CMOS battery needs replacing. My current one is a Maxell CR2032 3V, and I've looked around and found them dirt cheap. But none of them say about being a BIOS battery, just watches/car fobs etc. I would like to know, are these normal 'button batteries' suitable to use as a BIOS battery?


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    Re: BIOS Battery

    they are the same thing so your fine.

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    Re: BIOS Battery

    Okay. Thanks

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    Re: BIOS Battery

    Quote Originally Posted by GoNz0 View Post
    they are the same thing so your fine.
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