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I need to replace the cmos battery in my Inspiron 530.  Where can I buy one?  I've looked at various sites but can't find it. Thanks!!

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  • Its a CR2032 coin cell you can find them almost anyplace that sells watch batteries. They cost about $3.

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    A 3-V CR2032 lithium coin cell is required, this can be purchased from any Radio Shack, WalMart and most pharmacies.

    Hint: Before replacing the CMOS battery, make a note of the system setup settings, as a reference.


    Edit, Sorry Dave, somehow I missed your post, all I can say it's been a long tiring day.  Embarrassed



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