Before performing the following procedures, read the safety instructions in your Product Information Guide.
To avoid electrostatic discharge, ground yourself by using a wrist grounding strap or by periodically touching a connector on the back panel of
To avoid damaging the system board, you must remove the main battery before you begin working inside the computer.
1. Follow the procedures in
2. Turn the computer over and release the captive screw on the modem cover.
3. Place your finger under the cover at the indentation and lift the cover open.
1 captive screw
To avoid damaging the system board, make sure you do not remove the plastic film between the battery and the system board as you remove
the double-sided tape from the coin-cell battery.
To avoid damaging the system board or modem card, retain the double-sided tape and secure the replacement coin-cell battery to the plastic
film between the battery and the system board.
4. Gently draw the coin-cell battery from the coin-cell-battery pocket, and disconnect the battery cable.
1 coin-cell battery
2 cable connector
3 battery cable connector
4 coin-cell battery pocket
5. Replace the cover.