To remove the battery:
- Remove the side cover.
- Remove two rear screws.
- Grasp the handle and slide the cover approximately 1/2 inch to the rear.
- Rotate the cover out and lift off.
- Place the system in the service position.
- Turn off the system and all attached peripheral devices.
- Disconnect all power cords and all external signal cables. For easier access to components, place the system on its side, this is the recommended service position.
- Remove the battery. Using a flat bladed probe release the spring retainer. the battery will pop free.
- Grasp the battery and lift it out.
Full service video CD available from http://www.pc.ibm.com/training.