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hit here everyone, i have for the first time taken the back off my dell inspiron laptop to look at the ram slots available. i was confronted by a strange looking thing plugged into the motherboard. i not sure what it is?? is it the speaker perhaps? or a thermometer? i just dont know lol, here is a picture of it, its the blue thing above the ram in the top picture. any light on this would be much appreciated


http://www.corsair.com/systembuild/r...d=357868&sid=4

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It is the PRAM battery (shut up, I know thats a Mac term), also known as the CMOS backup battery.
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cheers m8, i know my way round a desktop, but not the laptops, but im learning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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