I n s i d e t h e S y s t e m U n i t
Replacing the configuration battery
The computer keeps a record of its current hardware configuration
in a CMOS memory chip which is sustained by a small battery.
This battery has a life of up to 5 years. When the battery is
discharged the contents of the configuration memory will not be
maintained while the computer is turned off. If you find that you
have to reconfigure the computer every time you turn it on, the
battery is probably failing and needs to be replaced.
The battery is a 3 volt lithium type (CR2032 or equivalent) typically
used in calculators and other small, battery-powered electronic
To replace the battery:
APRICOT 340 OWNER'S HANDBOOK
Turn off the computer and unplug all power cords.
Take suitable anti-static precautions and remove the system
Identify the battery holder from the following illustration.
Lift the front edge of the battery far enough to clear the base
of the holder, then slide the battery out.