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I get an error message when I switch on my computer. I have

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I get an error message when I switch on my computer. I have to press F1. It then opens up but the date is then set to 2009. I can reset the date. I an get on the Internet when date is reset. I have to restart the computer when the date is reset.
JA: What application are you using?
Customer: Windows 7
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: Yes, from Microsoft I think. I have antivirus updates also
JA: Anything else you want the Microsoft Office Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

Hi there and welcome to Just Answer tech support, I’m sorry to hear you're having trouble. I look forward to helping you. Hopefully, we can get this resolved quickly.

Can you please elaborate on the exact issue you are facing so that I can help you with the resolution?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
See my question

May I know what exact error message you are getting while you are opening your computer?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Press (F1) to resume, F2 to Setup

If new hardware was recently installed on your computer, you may receive the prompt "Press F1 or F2 to enter setup". If you receive this message, the BIOS needs you to verify the configuration of your new hardware. Enter the CMOS setup, verify or change your hardware settings, save your configuration, and exit. If you continue to receive errors, continue to the next step on the below link to resolve the issue.

Hope it helps.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Further information:error 0271 check date and time settings. Warning 0251 System cmos checksum bad - default configuration used

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I think it is fixed. Many thanks

I am glad I was able to help. Have a great day.

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