Introduction

The HP Pavilion dv1000 series had a battery recall several years ago due to overheating batteries. This guide will show you how to replace your old battery with a new one.

The battery is the main source of power for your laptop. Without a battery, the laptop cannot be powered on unless it is plugged into a wall socket.

Replacing the battery is a very easy task with very little risk of damaging critical components inside your laptop.

  1. Shut down the computer.
    • Shut down the computer.

    • Disconnect all external devices and cables from the computer.

  2. Flip the laptop over.
    • Flip the laptop over.

    • Locate the gray sliding tab next to the black bar where the battery is located.

    • Slide the gray sliding tab to the left until you hear a distinct click.

    • The inside edge of the battery should pop up.

    • Grasp the inside edge of the battery.

    • Lift the inside edge of the battery up to detach the battery from the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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