Introduction

The battery is needed to power the laptop. A bad battery must be replaced, which can be done with this guide.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the display is closed. Then, flip the computer over so that you can see the bottom cover.
  • Make sure the display is closed. Then, flip the computer over so that you can see the bottom cover.

  • Loosen the two 5 mm Phillips #0 on the upper edge of the cover.

    • These screws will stay captive to the case.

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Remove the two 5 mm interior screws that connect the cover to the assembly using the same Philips head screwdriver from the previous step.
  • Remove the two 5 mm interior screws that connect the cover to the assembly using the same Philips head screwdriver from the previous step.

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Use a spudger to remove the base cover from the rest of bottom cover.
  • Use a spudger to remove the base cover from the rest of bottom cover.

As it is not clearly visible in the picture: You should start to open the base cover at the screen side, to avoid breaking the plastic guides of the base cover. A flat dough scraper is a pretty good tool for that.

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Remove the three 5mm Phillips #0 screws that keep the battery connected to the computer.
  • Remove the three 5mm Phillips #0 screws that keep the battery connected to the computer.

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Ground the system board by turning over the computer, opening the display, and holding the power button down for about 5 seconds before proceeding.
  • Ground the system board by turning over the computer, opening the display, and holding the power button down for about 5 seconds before proceeding.

  • Using the pull tab on the battery, lift the battery out of the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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