Binkie38
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RE: Dell Inspiron 537s Small Desktop

Brand in the package..

I had everything unplugged removed the old battery ,and held the power button for almost 60 sec.. then I put the new battery in, with the + on top....

In one of the previous posts, I followed it to a tee, and this included removing the battery and holding the power button..

With the machine unplugged I use a little pen knife to pop the battery out.. I may have shorted it, unknowingly..

If the "new" battery isn't dead then you damaged the clock circuit with static electricity, or broke the battery socket.

I may have done the above unknowingly..so what would be the answer now..

I think I should really find myself a good dell repair tech. and let them repair the machine.

Ron..

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