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Battery removal - ThinkPad R32

Removing the battery

  1. Turn off the computer, or enter hibernation mode. Then disconnect the ac adapter and all cables from the computer.
    NOTE: If you are using a PC Card, the computer may not be able to enter hibernation mode. If this happens, turn off the computer.
  2. Close the computer display, and turn the computer over.
  3. Slide the battery latch to the unlock position (1); then remove the battery (2).

    slide battery latch to the unlock position

    remove battery

Replacing the battery

  1. Align the end of the spare battery (with the rubber feet) with the edge of the battery space in the computer (3);then gently push the battery into the space (4).

    align the battery for replacement

  2. Slide the battery latch to the locked position.

    slide the battery latch to the locked position

  3. Turn the computer over again. Connect the ac adapter and the cables to the computer.

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Click here to go to the battery installation movie.

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Document ID : PD014098
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-42901
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