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Introduction

This battery is responsible for the information about all the system's configuration, such as the hard disk, date and time. When starting your computer you’re constantly having to reset your clock, the date or when the Run Setup screen appears on your screen you need to replace the CMOS battery. Follow this guide to replace your CMOS battery.

  1. Flip your laptop over so that the model sticker is facing upward towards the ceiling.
    • Flip your laptop over so that the model sticker is facing upward towards the ceiling.

    • Make sure your computer is turned off before starting to avoid getting shocked.

  2. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the thirteen 6.5mm screws that secure  the back cover. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the thirteen 6.5mm screws that secure  the back cover.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the thirteen 6.5mm screws that secure the back cover.

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  4. Use a plastic opening tool to gently separate the back cover from the laptop. A snapping sound will be heard as a signal that the clips are being disengaged. Do not use any metal tools to pry open the device. It is recommended that you start from one corner and run the tool along the edges of your laptop from corner to corner for a safe removal.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to gently separate the back cover from the laptop. A snapping sound will be heard as a signal that the clips are being disengaged.

    • Do not use any metal tools to pry open the device.

    • It is recommended that you start from one corner and run the tool along the edges of your laptop from corner to corner for a safe removal.

  5. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove two 4 mm screws that secure the battery. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove two 4 mm screws that secure the battery. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove two 4 mm screws that secure the battery.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove two 4 mm screws that secure the battery.

  6. Use your hand to carefully pull out the wiring harness from its port that is located between the battery and the motherboard. Remove the battery from the case. Remove the battery from the case.
    • Use your hand to carefully pull out the wiring harness from its port that is located between the battery and the motherboard.

    • Remove the battery from the case.

  7. Grasp the CMOS battery with the tweezers and remove it from the motherboard. Grasp the CMOS battery with the tweezers and remove it from the motherboard. Grasp the CMOS battery with the tweezers and remove it from the motherboard.
    • Grasp the CMOS battery with the tweezers and remove it from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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