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You need to located the jumper on your motherboard. Usually located near the battery. Just remove the jumper from the current location and place onto the other pins. You should see 3 pins after you remove the jumper. Pins 1 & 2 might of had the jumper on it. You then need to place the jumper on pins 2 & 3. Do this with the power off. Wait a few seconds and them place the jumper back on pins 1 & 2 and restart your computer.
On a lap top or desktop it should be the same however, a laptop requires you take apart the beast.

disconnect the power, ground yourself with an ESD wrist strap, locate a small coin battery on the motherboard. Remove the aforementioned battery and short the + and - terminals together for 30 sec with a bit of wire or paper clip. The cmos should be reset.
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