1.    15 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 379
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    cmos battery

    Is there a default in set up after replacing the cmos battery or should you take a picture with the flash off just in case?
    I cannot think of any other way to know the information as print screen etc cannot be used.
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  2.    15 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 1,289
    Win 10 14393.51

    Replacing the CMOS battery will probably reset the BIOS settings to their defaults. Unless you or someone else has changed the settings, that will be the same as what you have now.

    You could use a camera (or smartphone) with the flash turned off to record the settings. Or, you could just use pencil and paper. (Dell typically provides a fairly limited selection of settings. That's not intended as criticism.)
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  3.    15 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
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    Window 10

    Some motherboards (e.g. Asus) allow you to save (in non-volatile memory such as a USB drive) a snapshot of settings and/or different configurations.
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  4.    16 Mar 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Well I have some choices so I will try the best -TY
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