Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your CMOS battery.

Image 1/2: Lift up the back cover to the RAM cards. Image 2/2: Lift up the back cover to the RAM cards.
  • Remove the Phillips #0-6mm screw.

  • Lift up the back cover to the RAM cards.

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Image 1/2: While holding the tab in the unlocked position, remove the battery. Image 2/2: While holding the tab in the unlocked position, remove the battery.
  • Pull the lock for the baterry to the left to unlock.

  • While holding the tab in the unlocked position, remove the battery.

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Image 1/1: These screws are marked with a keyboard symbol next to them.
  • Remove the two Phillips #0-6mm screws on the back panel.

  • These screws are marked with a keyboard symbol next to them.

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Image 1/3: Wedge the small metal spudger between the palm rest and the keyboard. Image 2/3: Wedge the small metal spudger between the palm rest and the keyboard. Image 3/3: Wedge the small metal spudger between the palm rest and the keyboard.
  • Turn the computer over and open the lid.

  • Wedge the small metal spudger between the palm rest and the keyboard.

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Image 1/3: Don't lift the keyboard too quickly, there is a connector cable you must disconnect first. Image 2/3: Wedge the small plastic opening tool underneath copper band and tilt back. Image 3/3: Remove keyboard to replace.
  • Lift up the keyboard, but be careful not to completely remove.

  • Don't lift the keyboard too quickly, there is a connector cable you must disconnect first.

  • Wedge the small plastic opening tool underneath copper band and tilt back.

  • Remove keyboard to replace.

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  • Gently pull the back-up battery from underneath the front panel.

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  • Pull on the black connection piece and remove the back-up battery.

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Conclusion

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

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