January 31, at 5: October 1, at The computer is about 2,5 years old, is it normal to have to change battery after only two years? I opened all covers on the laptop and even removed keyboard. Test voltage on the AC adapter. The sound would go wonky, video playback was having an issue.
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Is it dead completely? First of all, try reseating memory modules. If removing the battery does not reset it, is there a method i can use aa215-s5825 do it?
So I try toshiba satellite a215-s5825 in an external monitor and still see nothing. Try installing it into the empty slot.
Toshiba PAU-1BAS batteries, Toshiba PAU-1BAS Laptop Batteries
toshia Take a look at the picture in the step 10, it shows the battery. This utility provides a relatively user-friendly way to change the BIOS settings.
You short those pads with a screwdriver and it should clear the BIOS password. My final assumption is that, either the Motherboard has failed but, I understood it was replaced one year ago, included in the warranty. Maybe you are looking for the CMOS battery in the wrong toshiba satellite a215-s5825 October 16, at 8: My final assumption is that, either the Motherboard has failed.
This is about a 5 yr old system. Enter the BIOS setup menu and try loading default settings, there should be a button for that. If you cannot get any video on the external monitor, apparently there is no video signal coming from the toshiba satellite a215-s5825. Usually the part number could be found on a sticker by the memory slot.
January 27, at 2: Just toshiba satellite a215-s5825 kicks im sure it would remember wierd things like what you ate yesterday and it would be stored in your bios. I would like to know how to disassemble the laptop to get to the CMOS battery.
Its just that the clock stops if the laptop is not on mains power.
January 15, at I have contacted HP in regards to this matter, only to find out that at a considerable cost, they will fix it. Toshiba satellite a215-s5825 14, at 5: July 24, at 5: The CMOS battery connects directly to the laptop system board and zatellite to satrllite important BIOS settings such as system time, date, BIOS configuration while the laptop is turned off or even when the toshiba satellite a215-s5825 battery is removed.
It is available from the Toshiba Support website.
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CMOS battery also know as RTC battery
One guy sent his p for fixing toshiba satellite a215-s5825 what they did was to remove the rtc for a while and then reincerting it, this did the trick. March 2, at 8: Tried new battery and AC.
A few days ago im tried to boot the laptop.
As this is a later model, I am wondering if tinkering with it, will reborn this doorstop again, your guidance on this matter would be greatly appreciated. Sahellite think a bios reset is required. Depending on the charger and the self discharge of the Toshiba PAU-1BAS laptop battery, a topping charge may toshiba satellite a215-s5825 implemented once every hours or 20 days.
Run the Toshiba Hardware utility from the Toshiba Console. Each time you turn off the laptop it resets date and time back to factory defaults. October 18, at 8: This type of batteries usually found in older laptops. February 24, at 8: The sound would go wonky, video playback toshiba satellite a215-s5825 having an issue.
July 7, at Great stuff, thank you so much. You have to completely disassemble the laptop. Toshiba satellite a215-s5825 18, at 6: One of them could be bad. Do you think the CMOS battery is dead? Reading your suggestions to Diztek, I first found the two wires in the memory compartment, shorted them to see if the bios changed, nope.
This is what my toshiba satellite a215-s5825 looks like. The cost was astronomical. I see a lot of different laptops every day. November 4, at 8: Sadly good help is like a needle toshiba satellite a215-s5825 a haystack and everybody things their a pro.
Turn off the laptop, unplug the AC adapter, remove the main battery, disconnect the CMOS battery and wait for about 10 minutes.