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iMac not keeping date and time ???


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This will be easy i hope.

I have a iMac DV SE 2001 and have it all up and running well. The only problem i have is every time i start it up i get the message that the "time and date need to be set"

This happens every time. Not a biggie but wondering why this be. From following the *older Mac members* here i recall reading something about a Small Battery ?? or something that might need replacing ??
Dont know the name of it or what is for so a GOOGLE is pretty useless for me ...

Any ideas ?? Am i on the right track ??

If you have any info on replacing it and where it is would be greatly appreciated

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OK mate change the PRAM battery via the bottom hatch door.

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer...gy/BAA36VPRAM/



http://www.zipzap.co.uk/imac.htm

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OK mate change the PRAM battery via the bottom hatch door.

3.6v Newer Technology Lithium 1/2 AA PRAM Com... (3.6VPRAM) at OWC

Awesome harry. Mate is exactly what i was looking for.

Now if i go to Battery World will they have something like this or is it going to be a Special order form say OWC ?? It doesnt look special at all but then again looking closer It looks like a special one

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Yep, batter needs to be changed.
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