Read carefully the following instructions before commencing work.
1. Turn off the computer and unplug all power cords.
2. Take suitable anti-static precautions and remove the system unit
If you are unfamiliar with the recommended anti-static precautions and/or the
process of removing the system unit cover, refer to Appendix A, 'Inside the
3. Identify the battery holder, identified at position '1' on the
4. Carefully disconnect and remove any expansion cards that may
obstruct easy access to the battery. Take note of any cable
positions before removal.
Do not use a metal or other conductive implement to remove the battery. If a
short-circuit is accidentally made between its positive and negative terminals, it
may cause the battery to explode.
5. Lift the edge of the battery far enough to clear the base of the
holder, then slide the battery from under the contact spring.
6. Taking care not to touch the top or bottom surface of the
battery, pick up the replacement with the positive (+) terminal
7. Slide the battery into the holder from the same side the old
battery was removed.
8. Replace any expansion cards you had to remove in step 4.
9. Replace the system unit cover.
10. Dispose of the old battery according to the makers instructions.
When you next turn on the computer you will have to run
the BIOS Set-up utility to enter the hardware configuration.
See appendix C 'System BIOS and set-up' for guidance.
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