Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook ?

Ibm screen error

\015 Dear sir i have ibm 600x laptop\015\012giving a error 00161 & 00163\015\012and also not going in bios setup why????\015\012pls help me\015

Answers :

161 - Dead CMOS battery.
\015\012163 - Date and time are not set clock not updated.
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\015\012Replace CMOS Batt: On the bottom of the laptop you will see a screw\015\012that holds the memory cover on. (Next to the main Batt) Remove the\015\012screw and cover. The CMOS is plugged into the motherboard it is yellow\015\012and round tucked in the side of the case. (note how the black cable is\015\012towards the center of the laptop and the positive red cable is towards\015\012the side of the laptop). Remove the cable connector from the\015\012motherboard and pull out the old battery. This can be done by either\015\012gently pulling on the cables or using an object like a toothpick and\015\012gently tugging at the old battery to free it. With the old battery\015\012removed plug in the new battery with the black ground cable towards the\015\012center of the laptop and the red towards the side of the laptop. Insert\015\012the new battery into the space the previous one set at. Reconnect the\015\012memory cover and turn on your laptop. You will have to set the time and\015\012date and may have to cycle the computer (reboot) a few times. You can\015\012get this battery (CMOS) on eBay or at a computer store they are only a\015\012few dollars. (5-8) Good luck in your repair!
you need a cr2025 to replace it you have to pull the tabs of the old one off and tape them to a new cr2025 battery.
then
Start with the machine OFF. HOLD DOWN and CONTINUE TO HOLD THE "F1" key. WHILE STILL HOLDING "F1", turn the power on, and CONTINUE TO HOLD "F1"
This will get you into the bios "setup." You should check the date, bootup order, etc, and reset.
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