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Quick clear CMOS question

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Im selling my MA790FXT-UD5P but before I removed the board I forgot to clear the CMOS. Would it be ok to hook up an old PSU and just press the Clear CMOS button on the board without any RAM or CPU installed?
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Just move the jumper or remove the battery for a minute or so. No need to hook it up to a PSU.

edit: you have a gigabyte board, just touch a screwdriver to the 2 pins by the battery (it says CLR_CMOS by it).
Edited by blupupher - 1/22/11 at 4:29am
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Thanks for the answer, saves me digging out an old PSU biggrin.gif

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