Turn the laptop over.
  • Turn the laptop over.

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"Unlock" your battery by moving the switch as shown so that an unlocked lock on a red background is shown.
  • "Unlock" your battery by moving the switch as shown so that an unlocked lock on a red background is shown.

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Next move the other switch, while the unlocked symbol is still showing. The battery should pop up, and no longer be flush with the bottom of the laptop.
  • Next move the other switch, while the unlocked symbol is still showing. The battery should pop up, and no longer be flush with the bottom of the laptop.

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Now remove the battery by lifting it out of the laptop by the side closest to the switches.
  • Now remove the battery by lifting it out of the laptop by the side closest to the switches.

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You have successfully removed the battery. Congratulations!
  • You have successfully removed the battery. Congratulations!

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Turn the computer over and locate the screw that is in between the battery and cover panel as shown in the picture.
  • Turn the computer over and locate the screw that is in between the battery and cover panel as shown in the picture.

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Remove the screw with a Phillips #00 screw driver.
  • Remove the screw with a Phillips #00 screw driver.

  • The screw is 3/8" in length and has a 1/4" head.

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Carefully pry the optical drive loose.
  • Carefully pry the optical drive loose.

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Slowly remove the optical drive. Slowly remove the optical drive.
  • Slowly remove the optical drive.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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