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Introduction

How to remove and replace Coin-Cell Battery

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  1. WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.

    • CAUTION: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

    • Turn the computer over.

  2. Loosen the eight captive screws that secure the base cover to the computer base.
    • Loosen the eight captive screws that secure the base cover to the computer base.

  3. Lift the base cover off the computer base.
    • Lift the base cover off the computer base.

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  5. Align the tabs on the NEW base cover with the slots on the computer base and place the base cover in position.
    • Align the tabs on the NEW base cover with the slots on the computer base and place the base cover in position.

  6. Tighten the eight screws that secure the base cover to the computer base.
    • Tighten the eight screws that secure the base cover to the computer base.

  7. WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer.

    • CAUTION: To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a connector on your computer).

    • Disconnect the coin-cell battery cable from the connector on the system board.

  8. The coin-cell battery is glued to the system board. Using a plastic scribe, pry the coin-cell battery from the system board.
    • The coin-cell battery is glued to the system board. Using a plastic scribe, pry the coin-cell battery from the system board.

  9. Use the adhesive on NEW the coin-cell battery and adhere it to the system board.
    • Use the adhesive on NEW the coin-cell battery and adhere it to the system board.

  10. Connect the coin-cell battery cable to the connector on the system board.
    • Connect the coin-cell battery cable to the connector on the system board.

Conclusion

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

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