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anonymous
 4 years ago
i was wondering about this.......if a computer uses it's clock to update it's time........nd it updates time from the internet at regular intervals........um wat if these are not possible say....ther's no provision for internet and it is switched off......how does this thing know what time it is?
anonymous
 4 years ago
i was wondering about this.......if a computer uses it's clock to update it's time........nd it updates time from the internet at regular intervals........um wat if these are not possible say....ther's no provision for internet and it is switched off......how does this thing know what time it is?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Chris2332 @nick67 @ktobah

MicroBot
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3when the pc is switched off its internal clock remains active as it has its own energy supply.(a battery).

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It continues the time from when you disconnect and runs off the internal battery.

MicroBot
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3https://www.google.it/search?num=10&hl=it&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1680&bih=935&q=bios+battery&oq=bios+battery&gs_l=img.3..0i19l2j0i5i19.5825.8505.0.9785.12.12.0.0.0.0.148.1387.2j10.12.0...0.0...1ac.1.PMQ_zKGiWJY this is a pic of what i mean

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's not bios , it's cmos battery responsible for running internal clock even if system is off.

MicroBot
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3yes i suppose you are right:)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok it s cherged wen the system is back on power?

MicroBot
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3i wasnt sure myself but i found this on a forum: "No. It's a battery. It's just that it doesn't get USED while the machine is On." this is the forum link if you want to read: http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=1222997

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well thanks....i l check it out :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well that dint help much and wat's a check sum error?

MicroBot
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3why it didnt help?what u didnt understand?:) The battery is using its charge while the pc is off,but when the pc is on battery is not being used so it should last for a long time. If you leave your pc off for a long time it means that the battery will last less.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There is a small battery (like a circle), it's responsible for letting the clock works either the PC is on or off.
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