page 30 You may clear the CMOS values by removing the battery:1. Turn off your computer and unplug the power cord.2. Gently remove the battery from the battery holder and wait for one minute.(Or use a metal object like a screwdriver to touch the positive andnegative terminals of the battery holder, making them short for 5 seconds.)3. Replace the battery.4. Plug in the power cord and restart your computer.Always turn off your computer and unplug the power cord before replacing the battery.• Replace the battery with an equivalent one. Danger of explosion if the battery is replacedwith an incorrect model.• Contact the place of purchase or local dealer if you are not able to replace the battery byyourself or uncertain about the battery model.• When installing the battery, note the orientation of the positive side (+) and the negativeside (-) of the battery (the positive side should face up).• Used batteries must be handled in accordance with local environmental regulations
CLR_CMOS page 36CLR_CMOS (Clearing CMOS Jumper)Use this jumper to clear the CMOS values (e.g. date information and BIOS configurations) andreset the CMOS values to factory defaults. To clear the CMOS values, place a jumper cap on thetwo pins to temporarily short the two pins or use a metal object like a screwdriver to touch the twopins for a few seconds.Always turn off your computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet beforeclearing the CMOS values.• After clearing the CMOS values and before turning on your computer, be sure to removethe jumper cap from the jumper. Failure to do so may cause damage to the motherboard.• After system restart, go to BIOS Setup to load factory defaults (select Load OptimizedDefaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," forBIOS configurations).