Re: How to replace CMOS battery in Winbook X1?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Guest, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Yeah your battery is dead :-(

    "Mr. Nobody" <> wrote in message
    > In article <>
    > wdg@[] writes:
    > >My Winboox X1 keeps losing its CMOS settings everytime I disconnect the
    > >power cord.

    > >I've had the bottom cover off but didn't see the CMOS battery. What's
    > >involved in replacing it?

    > Slide the top edge of the speaker grille to the left about an inch, this
    > will allow you to lift it off. Now tip the keyboard forward (toward you)
    > and lift the metallic shield plate that was under it. The CMOS battery, a
    > standard CR1220 Lithium (Radio Shack 23-188) type is located under a piece
    > of black tape against the plastic rail of the DVD/CD Rom drive. Pop it out
    > with a knife blade and push the new one in eith your finger. Reassemble in
    > reverse order, make sure you get the edge tabs of the kbd under the
    > plastic.
    > >Also, this laptop has 128 megs of Ram. I'd like to replace that with 256
    > >Megs but when I had the cover open all I saw was one stick of 64 megs

    > >was removable. The remainder was soldered on to the motherboard. What are
    > >my options?

    > The first 64 Megs is hardwired in. The other piece is replaceable, so
    > you're stuck with a basic 64. Various RAM upgrades are available that will
    > take the X1 up to a maximum of 320 Megs. So to take it to 256 you'd need a
    > stick of 192. 192 + the on-board 64 = 256. You may have trouble finding
    > 192, however, as it's an uncommon size. Better off just to buy either a
    > stick of 128 and end up with 192 total or buy a stick of 256 and end up
    > with the system design limit of 320. Make sure you buy special laptop
    > memory that's made to work in the X1. Desktop memory won't fit.
    Guest, Jul 10, 2003
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