Warning Always shut down your computer before opening it to avoid damaging its internal components or causing injury After you shut down the computer the internal components can be very hot Let the computer cool down before continuing
- Place your computer on a clean, flat surface.
- Shut down your computer and wait thirty minutes before continuing.
- Disconnect the power cord and any other cables connected to the computer.
- Close the computer, turn it over, and locate the battery latch (Figure 1).
Use a coin to turn the battery latch 1/4 turn clockwise to unlock the battery. Gently remove the battery.
Removing the battery will prevent you from accidentally turning on the computer.
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