Removing Replacing the Notebook Battery Pack

Before performing any of the assembly/disassembly procedures, always disconnect the AC adapter from the notebook and remove the battery pack. The procedure for removing and replacing the battery pack is as follows:

  1. Turn off the computer and disconnect the AC adapter from the computer.
  2. Unlatch the battery compartment door (right front corner of the unit) as shown in Figure 6-2.
  3. Slide the battery compartment door out slightly and then swing the door outwards as shown in Figure 6-2.
  4. Grasp the loop attached to the battery and pull the battery out of the compartment.
  5. Insert the replacement battery with "THIS SIDE UP" label facing upwards until it snaps in place and then close the battery compartment door (reverse of Steps 2 and 3.

Figure 6-2. Battery Removal/Replacement

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