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Need to access the cmos battery in my northgate green731 laptop

\015 Trying to get the cover off my laptop to access the cmos battery, I have removed all the screws from the back and still no access . . .\015

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The CMOS batteries in a lot of laptops are sort of hidden in the palm rest. You may be able to see it if you remove the main battery and look up into the case. The last one I changed, I could see it. If not, you will have to separate the two halves of the case and then you'll find it.
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