Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad X61s PC Notebook ?

I get Error 173 and 163 when I start my thinkpad. What can I do?


Answers :

The Thinkpad POST error code you are getting are :-
\015\012163 - CMOS error, clock is not updating
\015\012175 - Bad EEPROM CRC
\015\012This is caused by either a faulty EEPROM chip or a flat CMOS battery.
\015\012Replacing the CMOS battery and go into the CMOS/BIOS configuration and set the Date and Time etc.
\015\012If the problem is still there then it is a motherboard problem and depending upon the age of the laptop it may not be worth repairing.
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