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On my Toshiba Satellite A105 on the right side makes a noise if I try to open more than 1 web page at a time. I recently rebooted my complete system due to a fatal error message as per Toshiba directions. I turned off my system and turned over. I undid the screw and found what looks like a type of battery. What could this be and does it need changing?

Answers :

That is the CMOS battery.
This battery keeps the internal date and time, you only need to change this battery if your machine cannot keep the date and time.
As for the noise can you describe it?

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