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Introduction

A guide to replacing a battery that won't charge due to a broken or malfunctioning battery. The battery could be old and deteriorating or malfunctioning for other reasons. Take a look at the troubleshooting page for this device for more details.

  1. To protect the device and yourself, make sure your device is completely powered down before disassembling. Disconnect all external devices before starting any tear down process.
    • To protect the device and yourself, make sure your device is completely powered down before disassembling. Disconnect all external devices before starting any tear down process.

    • Turn the device and lay it upside-down on a flat surface so the base of the computer is facing upwards.

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  3. Identify the two (2) sliding lock mechanisms on either side of the battery and slide them towards the center.
    • Identify the two (2) sliding lock mechanisms on either side of the battery and slide them towards the center.

    • The sliders are located at the back of the device on the side where the display hinges are.

    • The slider closest to the optical drive (CD reader) clicks open but the opposite slider has a spring.

  4. Pull the battery slightly up and out to remove.
    • Pull the battery slightly up and out to remove.

    • If the battery doesn't pop out, the sliders weren't pushed in far enough. Push the sliders towards the center until the battery pops out.

Conclusion

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

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