Before working inside your computer, read the safety information
that shipped with your computer. For additional safety best practices information,
see the Regulatory Compliance Homepage at dell.com/regulatory_compliance.
Only a certified service technician should perform repairs on your
computer. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist
grounding strap or by periodically touching an unpainted metal surface (such as a
connector on your computer).
To avoid damage to the computer, use only the battery designed for
this particular Dell computer. Do not use batteries designed for other Dell
Removing the Battery
1 Follow the instructions in "Before You Begin" on page 9.
2 Shut down the computer and turn it over.
3 Slide the battery lock latch until it clicks into place.
4 Slide the battery release latch to the unlock position.
5 Slide and lift the battery out of the battery bay.