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I never noticed this while using Ubuntu, but I got a bad CMOS. Could this infect many programs while running Linux? Especially updating programs? Reason I could never get many ...
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- 10-12-2011 #1
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Windows 7 bad CMOS - Linux Ubuntu Problems?
- 10-12-2011 #2
Good or bad CMOS will not affect the actual functionality of an operating system.
CMOS only holds BIOS information. So once you are booted up, you could, theoretically speaking*, remove the CMOS battery and never see a difference.
*Don;t do it, though. Static discharge and all that... Fried MOBO doesn't smell very good.