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Introduction

The CMOS battery maintains the computer's startup settings as well as its internal clock. If your computer notifies you about changing this battery, it is best to do so immediately. Use this guide if you need to replace the CMOS battery in your HP dv5-1125nr.

  1. HP dv5-1125nr CMOS Battery Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Ensure your computer is shut down. Removing the battery while the laptop is still on may corrupt your files. Remove any power adapters and cords connected to the laptop body.

    • Slide the switch to the left until the release clicks.

  2. HP dv5-1125nr CMOS Battery Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery.

    • The release switch may need to be held down while removing the battery.

  3. HP dv5-1125nr CMOS Battery Replacement, CMOS Battery: step 3, image 1 of 2 HP dv5-1125nr CMOS Battery Replacement, CMOS Battery: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove these two 4mm Phillips screws on the back panel using a Phillips #00 screwdriver and remove the cover to reveal the CMOS battery

  4. HP dv5-1125nr CMOS Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 HP dv5-1125nr CMOS Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the CR2032 watch battery

    • Using a 2.5mm flathead screwdriver, carefully pry up the battery using the tab to the right of the battery

  5. HP dv5-1125nr CMOS Battery Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • The CMOS battery is now removed from your system.

Conclusion

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

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