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Oh MBP battery adhesive, you're breaking our hearts. We've fought this battle before—multiple times, in fact.

To make matters worse, the screwed-in battery caddies of yesteryear have moved over the trackpad, burying the poor thing alive.

We launch the rescue effort with our friends, iOpener and plastic card; after a hearty swig of patience, we set to work.

Victory! At long last, the awkward battery assembly is wrested from the case.

The new center panel batteries proved to be the toughest to extract due to the cable armature surrounding it and some crazy-strong adhesive.

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