Introduction

This guide will serve as a prerequisite for more advanced replacement guides, this base cover will rarely actually need to be replaced in it of itself.

Parts

No parts required.

Before attempting to remove the battery ensure that the laptop is disconnected from all power sources and turned off.
  • Before attempting to remove the battery ensure that the laptop is disconnected from all power sources and turned off.

  • Turn the laptop over to its back.

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Slide the release latch while simultaneously pulling backwards on the battery.
  • Slide the release latch while simultaneously pulling backwards on the battery.

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Slide the battery out of the battery bay.
  • Slide the battery out of the battery bay.

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Unscrew the four screws (3mm Phillips #1) that hold the base cover in place.
  • Unscrew the four screws (3mm Phillips #1) that hold the base cover in place.

  • The screws are connected to the base cover by a washer anddo not remove from the base cover.

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Carefully lift the base cover vertically away from the laptop. Carefully lift the base cover vertically away from the laptop.
  • Carefully lift the base cover vertically away from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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