Introduction

This is a very simple process, where laptop batteries usually start to go bad after 2 years, they can easily be purchased online and swapped out for new.

It is important that you power off your laptop before you begin.
  • It is important that you power off your laptop before you begin.

  • Find and remove the 10 Phillips style body screws on the bottom of the laptop case.

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  • Remove 2 screws, 1 located on the left hinge cover and one located on the right hinge cover.

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Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop. Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop.
  • Starting from the front, use a plastic opening tool to separate the bottom of the case from the body of the laptop.

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Remove the five 2.8 mm #1 Phillips head screws that hold down the battery pack. Remove the five 2.8 mm #1 Phillips head screws that hold down the battery pack.
  • Remove the five 2.8 mm #1 Phillips head screws that hold down the battery pack.

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Using a combination of plastic opening tool and spudger, press in on the clips on the sides of the battery connector and push the connector out When you get the connector out far enough, grab behind the connector tabs with tweezers and wiggle the connector the rest of the way out.
  • Using a combination of plastic opening tool and spudger, press in on the clips on the sides of the battery connector and push the connector out

  • When you get the connector out far enough, grab behind the connector tabs with tweezers and wiggle the connector the rest of the way out.

  • The battery connector is very tight fitting, you may need to use a metal spudger in order to get the connector out far enough.

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Once the battery is disconnected, lift up on the front of the battery and remove it from the laptop body. Once the battery is disconnected, lift up on the front of the battery and remove it from the laptop body.
  • Once the battery is disconnected, lift up on the front of the battery and remove it from the laptop body.

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Conclusion

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

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