On Mon, 20 Jul 2009 15:23:15 +0100, "Chas" <I ate Spam@xxxxxx>
> I have a laptop with vista on and lately whenever I turn the computer off it
> resorts to October 2006 wwhen I turn it back on.
> If I restart the computer it's is ok, it only happens when i turn it off.
> I think it maybe the mobo battery, but I don't want to open it up if there's
> an easy remedy.
It's almost certainly the battery, and it needs to be replaced; there
is no other remedy, easy or not.
Its only happening when you turn it off, not when you restart, is
exactly what a failing battery would do; restarting doesn't remove
power from the battery. Turning it off does.
Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP - Windows Desktop Experience
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