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This guide will give step by step instructions on how to remove and replace an RTC Battery in an HP Pavilion g7-1365dx. Use this guide if you're having issues with an optical drive that is faulty.

  1. To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is powered off before removing the battery.
    • To prevent injury, make sure the laptop is powered off before removing the battery.

    • Flip the laptop so that it is upside down and opens away from you. This exposes the battery, it will be centered at the bottom of the laptop .

    • Push the switch above the battery towards the center of the laptop .

  2. While pushing the switch, lift the battery by the side closest to the switch up and away from the laptop.
    • While pushing the switch, lift the battery by the side closest to the switch up and away from the laptop.

  3. Using a Phillips size 0 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 Phillips screws. Use the opening tool around the edges of the service door to loosen it and remove it.
    • Using a Phillips size 0 screwdriver, unscrew the 2 Phillips screws.

    • Use the opening tool around the edges of the service door to loosen it and remove it.

  4. Disconnect the RTC battery power cable from the system board. Remove the RTC battery from the system board. (The RTC battery is attached to the system board with double-sided tape.)
    • Disconnect the RTC battery power cable from the system board.

    • Remove the RTC battery from the system board. (The RTC battery is attached to the system board with double-sided tape.)

    • Slide the RTC battery out from under the surface of the base enclosure.

Conclusion

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

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