Battery pack removal and installation - ThinkPad X40, X41

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  1. Turn off the computer, or enter hibernation mode. Then disconnect the ac adapter and all cables from the computer.
    • If you are using a PC Card or an SD Card, the computer may not be able to enter hibernation mode. If this happens, turn off the computer.
    • If you are replacing the hard drive, then do not enter hibernation mode. Turn off the computer.
  2. Close the computer display, and turn the computer over.
  3. Slide the battery latch to the unlock position
    Unlock the battery release latch

  4. Slide and hold the battery release latch to the unlock position (1); then remove the battery (2).
    Remove the battery

  5. Align the front of the spare battery with the front side of the battery space in the computer; then gently push the battery into the space .
    Inserting the battery

  6. Slide the battery latch to the locked position.
    Lock the battery release latch

  7. Turn the computer over again. Connect the AC adapter and the cables to the computer.

Additional information
Turning the computer off and removing the battery pack are the first steps for all parts removal and installation instructions. If you are replacing or upgrading another device, then click the link below to return to the removal and installation instructions:

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  • Alias ID: MIGR-54347
  • Document ID: PD011696
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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