1. Remove charging adaptor. Some charge may still be in the battery or computer. DO NOT touch connectors or copper yellow connector.
    • Remove charging adaptor. Some charge may still be in the battery or computer. DO NOT touch connectors or copper yellow connector.

    • Locate the battery on the bottom of the computer.

    • Flip Computer Toward Yourself

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  2. Locate two latches with the words “lock” and “release” on them. You will use these in the next step.
    • Locate two latches with the words “lock” and “release” on them. You will use these in the next step.

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    • Push the latches towards each other while simultaneously lifting up the battery.

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    • Remove charging adaptor. Some charge may still be in the battery or computer.

    • DO NOT touch connectors or copper yellow connector.

    • Remove the memory door on the bottom of the computer to access the screw for the keyboard.

    • The screws for the memory door do not come out. they are held from falling out.

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    • Locate the screw that holds the keyboard assembly in place.

    • Remove this screw.

    • Size: L 6.7mm X D 1.9mm

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    • Be careful of the keyboard wire connection.

    • Slide the wires out. Make sure to slide away from the solder connections.

    • Flip computer over and open.

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    • Gently pry the keyboard assembly from the front. (closest to the screen) With the blue spudger.

    • Pry until the keyboard is about two inches up.

    • Pull out and up slightly on the connector clip carefully. (Use the blue spudger)

    • Gently lift the key board assembly up and out.

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    • Remove charging adaptor. Some charge may still be in the battery or computer.

    • DO NOT touch connectors or copper yellow connector.

    • Locate the fan and heat-sink.

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    • locate the wires and connectors.

    • Gently remove the wires.

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    • Locate the screws, and remove them.

    • Screws: L 6.7mm X D 1.9mm

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    • Gently lift the fan assembly up and out.

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    • Remove charging adaptor. Some charge may still be in the battery or computer.

    • DO NOT touch connectors or copper yellow connector.

    • Take the covers over the motherboard off.

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    • Locate and remove the screws holding the motherboard down.

    • Screws: L 4.6mm X D 1.85mm

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    • Locate the wires and connectors.

    • Unplug any connectors that are interfering with the removal of the motherboard.

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    • Gently lift the mother board out, being careful of the loose connectors and wires

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Conclusion

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

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i have the same laptop, and i mistakenly remove the mother board cmos battery , and is not recognizing my laptop system hard drive.

in this case what can i do in other to restore it back.

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