Introduction

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

Remove the Phillips #0-6mm screw. 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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Pull the lock for the baterry to the left to unlock. 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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Remove the two Phillips #0-6mm screws on the back panel.
  • 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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Turn the computer over and open the lid. Wedge the small metal spudger between the palm rest and the keyboard. 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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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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Pull on the black connection piece and remove the back-up battery.
  • 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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