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Tower PC clock not keeoing time


pomerian

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My tower pC clock stops when I an not on line do they have a battery somewhere ?

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wiz-king

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Yes, a little lithium cell usually. What make/model of computer? Cost about a pound at 'the pound shop' and takes about 5 min to install.

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Jock1e

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If you have tried changing the time and date on the taskbar and in the Bios and it keeps stopping like wiz-king says it would look like a new battery needed.

Is it an oldish computer as they are more likely to get this problem.

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RobCharles1981

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As Wiz-King said you need a Lithum Cell Battery Normally they are model CR2032.

And you posted in wrong forum too.

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mole1944

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go get a pack of 12 cr2032 from amazon very usefull and cheap as chips,i always keep some handy.

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finerty

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cmos battery change. look on youtube on how to change

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pomerian

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Thanks will buy batteries ,it is an old computer.

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wee eddie

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1 battery should last you about 5 years

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pomerian

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Still in trouble, replaced battery it came up with message found new hardware install sound CD even though sound was playing ok. Ran installation CD, CREATIVE X-Fi now no sound. Went through trouble shooting, When I got to sound & audio devices / properties/ Audio tab, shows REALTEK HD as Default can't select Creative not listed. Checked programes in add/remove REALTEK HD is listed but no size is given Creativ is listed as 100.08MB so it looks as though computer is trying to play sound from a non existant program but won't use the one that exists. Clock is OK. any ideas please.

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Jock1e

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Have you tried running Windows updates to see if it finds any drivers for it.

Does it show anything about it in device manager any yellow exclamation marks.

maybe roll back the driver to see if that works.

Not sure if you could find anything in this forum.

Creative Forum

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woodchip

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In Device Manager you revert back to old drivers for sound etc

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