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Will a comp start with out cmos battery

By acefsj
Jun 28, 2009
  1. I have an older laptop with out a DVD drive so i formatted in a desktop and put it into the laptop but when i started it up it says the cmos batt is dead push f1 to continue or f2 to enter set up so i push f1 it goes to the screen start in safe mode normally or last know good config i push normal and it freeze's good this be because of the dead cmos batt
     
  2. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,281   +157

    As far as i know it should start fine, you just need to keep entering the time and date.
     
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