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Backup battery removal movie - ThinkPad R60, R60e
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Backup battery installation movie

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To remove the backup battery:, the battery pack, palm rest, and keyboard must be removed before removing the backup battery.

  1. First, remove the battery pack as follows:
    1. Turn the computer off.
    2. Disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer.
    3. Close the computer display and turn the computer over.
    4. Hold the latch in the unlocked position.
    5. Grasp the battery pack and pull it from the rear of the machine.
  2. Next, remove the Palm Rest as follows:
    1. Remove the four screws from the underside of the machine.
    2. Turn the machine over.
    3. Lift the rear edge of the palm rest, then rotate it up and toward the front to clear the tabs along the front edge of the system base.
    4. Carefully lift it high enough to disconnect the TouchPad connector.
  3. Next, remove the keyboard as follows:
    1. Remove the single screw from the underside of the system.
    2. Turn the system over and lift the keyboard starting at the bottom edge then lift it up high enough to disconnect the keyboard cable.
    3. Lift the keyboard out of the machine.
  4. Then remove the backup battery as follows:
    1. Peel the battery off the base.
    2. Disconnect the cable and lift it off.
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Legacy Document ID : MIGR-66108
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