Introduction

This guide is intended to help you to replace your battery. The battery may need to be replaced in instances where your computer will not hold a charge or turn on.

  1. Lay the computer down with the bottom panel facing up.
    • Lay the computer down with the bottom panel facing up.

  2. Locate the ten 6mm Phillips screws along the edges and in the center of the back panel.
    • Locate the ten 6mm Phillips screws along the edges and in the center of the back panel.

    • Remove all ten 6mm Phillips screws with a size 0 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Wedge the plastic opening tool into the small space under the back panel.

    • Use the plastic opening tool as a lever to separate the bottom panel from the computer.

    • Slide the tool along the edges of the computer until the bottom panel is completely separated.

    • You may start prying the bottom panel on any edge.

    • Lift the bottom panel off of the computer.

    • Locate the black battery on the bottom right of the computer.

    • Locate the six 3.5mm Phillips head screws along the edges of the battery.

    • Remove all six of the screws using a size 0 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Locate the multicolored power cables coming directly from the top of the battery and into the motherboard.

    • Use a spudger to slide the power cables down and away from its port on the motherboard.

    • Lift the battery out from the computer.

Conclusion

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

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I lifted the battery out from the computer twice. Now what? I used the spudger and I can't bloody well remove screws that are already removed, can I? Reverse order my eye! Then I caught my dick in the fan. These instructions are impossibly difficult! Thanks a lot!!

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