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Gio @5 Sometimes Initializes Three Times Before Booting


After the console is unplugged, or turned off using the hard power switch on the rear, the console's face panel will go through its startup procedure three times before booting.  Console also may lose time and date information.

Description/Explanation of Issue

The CMOS battery is low or dead.


Replace battery with BT161.  

NOTE: The console will start up three times the first time you power it up after replacing the battery.


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