CMOS Battery Location

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am trying to replace the CMOS battery, but I can't seem to find its location?  Do you know where the CMOS Battery is located on a Thinkpad A30?
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    This link has the info you're looking for.  IBM calls it the backup battery.  It's on page 79.

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    i looked there, but i can't find it when i open the system up
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    After you open the case and remove whatever daughter card is there, you should see the batter clipped in a little bracket, from what I can tell.
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    Look for the cable plug into the board as shown in the picture on page 79.  That will lead you to the battery.

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