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[vox-tech] Battery Problem?

My wife says she's having a problem starting her computer.  She says that when 
she pushes the start button she hears the sound of the computer starting, but 
then the computer does not turn on when she releases the button.  She has to 
try pushing the button a few more times before she can get the computer to 
come on.

Is this the battery going out, or is it a problem with the power supply?

Here's one more question.  In the old days I remember making some kind of a 
Norton Antivirus backup floppy for the CMOS data so that if you replaced a 
battery your could replace your CMOS data.  But I don't do that anymore.  So 
if you replace the battery, what do you do about the CMOS?

The computer we're talking about was built in 1997.  The battery has never 
been replaced.

Thank you.

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