Backup battery removal movie - ThinkPad X40, X41

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Backup battery installation movie

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To remove the backup battery:

  1. Remove the battery pack:
    1. Turn the computer off.
    2. Then, disconnect the AC adapter and all cables from the computer.
    3. Close the computer display and turn the computer over.
    4. Slide battery latch number one to the unlocked position.
    5. While holding spring-loaded latch number 2 in the unlocked position, slide out the battery pack.
      Here is a closer look at battery latch one.
  2. Remove the hard disk drive:
    1. Remove the single locking screw.
    2. Open the cover slightly to gain access to the disk drive.
    3. Pull the drive out.
  3. Remove the keyboard:
    1. Remove the six screws from the bottom of the machine. The screws are identified with this icon.
    2. Turn the ThinkPad over and open the cover.
    3. Press between the F8 and F9 keys toward the back of the ThinkPad. The front of the keyboard pops up.
    4. Lift up the keyboard, raise the flap over the cable connector, disconnect the cable, and then remove the keyboard.
      Here's a closer look at the keyboard cable removal.
  4. Remove the backup battery:
    1. Lift up the battery.
    2. Disconnect the cable.
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