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Old December 4, 2011, 05:53 AM
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Default How would the battery of the motherboard affect the PC?

Every motherboard has a battery. If the battery were to run out eventually, what would be the consequence? How will this affect the PC?
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Old December 4, 2011, 05:57 AM
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You'd lose all user defined information (like date/time) and force the PC to re-assess the Auto settings every time it reboots. In rare cases it might prevent a post, and/or cause general mahem......
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well said sswilson took the words out of mouth

also boot time is longer due to defaults set (auto) and if SLI system would not see it
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Old December 4, 2011, 06:40 AM
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BTW... we're not all that partial to spambots (human or otherwise) here at HWC..... :)
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In rare cases it might prevent a post, and/or cause general mahem......

lol...mahem is not quite the word I would have used, but it gets the point across.
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Old December 4, 2011, 06:59 AM
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Heh... I initially considered using the phrase "higildey pigiley" to describe the generally random chaotic acts which can occur from a failed battery, but realised I had absolutely no idea how to spell it, and that a dictionary wasn't likely to help.... ;)

edit: Well.... what do you know.... ;)

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Heh... I initially considered using the phrase "higildey pigiley" to describe the generally random chaotic acts which can occur from a failed battery, but realised I had absolutely no idea how to spell it, and that a dictionary wasn't likely to help.... ;)

edit: Well.... what do you know.... ;)

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You know, the wonderful thing about tabbed browsing is that you can look this sort of thing up while you're writing a response
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