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How to fix the time and date on your PC

What to do when the time changes every time

QUESTION Each time I turn on my PC I have to reset the time and date, which appears as Jan 2006. Why can’t my PC remember this setting? F Brocklehurst

HELPROOM ANSWER The most likely cause for this is a dead or low Bios battery. This will need replacing if your PC is to remember these settings when not powered from the mains. A new battery will cost you about £3 from any electrical store. Take your old battery with you to ensure you get the correct one.

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