Lost power when updating bios

The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season is quietly underway.Kit is available, however, that can help mitigate potential office disruption as weather ramps up.The information stored in the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), known as ESCD (Extended System Configuration Data) can occasionally become corrupted due to a variety of situations such as power events, incorrect settings by the user, hardware incompatibility due to a specific setting, or a No POST or No Video scenario.In these cases it is sometimes necessary to reset the BIOS or CMOS (Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor) to "Factory Defaults", or in other circumstances, clear the NVRAM (Non-Volatile Random Access Memory) Caution: Be careful when altering BIOS settings. If error still occurs after rebooting the computer enter CMOS setup and check all values, this includes verifying the time and date are correct.

They also protect the PC from brown-outs and spikes through circuitry.Thus the notebook only powered with cable power adapter.Recently, I turned on the notebook and find out the BIOS date & time is reset to 01/01/2000 & .Uninterruptible power supplies are sophisticated battery-containing devices that supply backup power to desktop PCs during grid electricity outages, like in storms.You can pick up a UPS at office supply retailers, among other places.Make sure the computer is ready to be shut off before turning off the computer.If you have a laptop computer make sure the battery is charged before disconnecting the power connection.Sometimes leaving the computer can re-charge the battery.If the computer lost power while it was still running it may have corrupted the CMOS.If this issue continues to occur after you turn off your computer off the CMOS battery may be failing or already bad.Before considering replacing the CMOS battery try leaving your computer on for several days.

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