PC time still reverts to 1/1/2007 after new CMOS battery installed

PC time still reverts to 1/1/2007 after new CMOS battery installed.

Any suggestions?
Ronald HicksAsked:
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dbruntonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Have you adjusted the time using Windows?

Have you connected to the Internet?

There is also the possibility that the battery hasn't been inserted correctly (please check) or that the battery itself is dud (consider buying another battery from a different source).
nobusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
test it with a voltmeter, it should read 3V min for a CR2032 model
also - are you able to set the date/time correct? you are supposed to set it yourself you know
Ronald HicksAuthor Commented:
Dumb mistake -- and something you all can suggest in response to this problem in the future.

I missed pulling off of the negative side of the button cell a plastic strip cautioning not to swallow it.
good news : at least you did not swallow it
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