Introduction

This guide shows how to locate and remove the battery of a MSI GE72 6QF Apache Pro for possible replacement.

  1. Make sure the laptop is off and unplugged (not charging).
    • Make sure the laptop is off and unplugged (not charging).

    • With the laptop closed and upside down, unscrew the nineteen 5.5mm Phillips #1 screws that keep the back cover in place.

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  2. Using your fingers, gently loosen the edges of all four sides of the back cover.
    • Using your fingers, gently loosen the edges of all four sides of the back cover.

    • Gently pull off the back cover.

    I can't get the back portion ofte cover to come off. How do I get the rest of it loose enough?

    Aaron Carlston - Reply

    the optical drive needs to be pulled out and 3 screws hidden under the drive must be removed

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    • Unscrew the single 5.5mm Phillips #1 screw keeping the battery secure.

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    • Grab the battery with your fingers and gently pull it up and away from the rest of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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hi there, can we use the laptop without the battery attached? i mean using only the power adaptor straight through the electric plug

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