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Restoring CMOS Factory Settings on the HP OMEN 880 Gaming PC

This document applies to HP OMEN 880 Gaming PCs.
HP OMEN 880 Gaming PC
Before you begin
  • Have available a Phillips-head screwdriver.
  • Turn off the computer. Disconnect the Ethernet or modem cable. Disconnect the power cord.
  • Transfer the computer to a clear, flat, stable work surface over a non-carpeted floor.
  • HP strongly recommends the use of an anti-static wrist strap and a conductive foam pad when working on the computer.
  • Do not remove a component from its protective packaging until you are ready to install it.
  warning:
Make sure the computer is disconnected from power before starting. Before starting, power off the computer and wait for components to cool before starting these procedures.
  caution:
This product contains components that can be damaged by electrostatic discharge (ESD). To reduce the chance of ESD damage, work over a noncarpeted floor, use a static dissipative work surface (such as a conductive foam pad), and wear an ESD wrist strap connected to a grounded surface.
  caution:
Procedures in this document are provided by HP for qualified service agents and as a courtesy to its customers. Servicing internal components increases the risk of damaging the computer which might not be covered under warranty. Understand the risk and refer to the product's warranty before attempting to service the computer.
Video overview
View the following video before using the steps in this article.
Resetting the factory CMOS
CMOS factory settings should be restored as a first step before replacing the system motherboard.
To restore the CMOS factory settings, use the following instruction:
Step 1
Remove the left side cover.
Removing the left side cover
Step 2a
Find the CMOS battery and remove it.
  note:
The location of the battery and method of removal will vary slightly depending on the motherboard installed in the computer.)
Battery location on the motherboard
Removing the CMOS battery
Step 2b
Find the CMOS battery and remove it.
Battery location on other motherboard
Removing the CMOS battery
Step 3
Wait thirty seconds....
...and then replace the battery to the motherboard.
CMOS factory settings are now reset.
  note:
Enter system BIOS and reset the clock in BIOS after this procedure.
Replacing the battery
Replacing the battery
Step 4
Replace the left side cover.
Replacing the left cover

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