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CAN'T REMOVE THE BATTERY

I HAVE A PRESARIO C500 LAPTOP AND NEED TO REMOVE BATTERY
TO INSTALL MORE MEMORY. WHAT I THINK IS THE BATTERY LATCH IS POSITIONED ALMOST ENTIRELY TO THE RIGHT WITH THE COMPUTER UPSIDE DOWN. THE LATCH (IF THAT'S WHAT IT IS) ILL MOVE TO THE RIGHT ABOUT I/16 OF AN INCH AND WILL NOT MOVE TO THE LEFT AT ALL (ALTHOUGH THERE IS A SPACE OF ABOUT
1/2 AN INCH). HOW DO I RELEASE THE BATTERY, IT'S NOT COVERED IN MY OWNER'S MANUAL

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  • echeshire4 Jan 19, 2009

    HOW DO I REMOVE THE BATTERY?

  • echeshire4 Jan 19, 2009

    HOW DO YOU SCROLL THE LATCH DOWN? IT OVIOUSLY WILL ONLY MOVE SIDE WAYS

  • echeshire4 Jan 19, 2009

    PRESSING DOWN DOES NOT WORK

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You need to disconnect the laptop battery from the computer and also the ac adapter so there is no power.

Then you will need to unscrew the generally 2 screws on the memory cover to get to the ram. I will have to get a service manual for your unit and confirm how its done.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

  • Ekse Jan 19, 2009

    Are you trying to remove the 3volt battery? Don't remove that.



    1 pull lever
    2 pull the battery up
    3 remove battery.


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Http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-replace-the-batteries-in-your-laptop

just click the link to get the video showing of how to remove the battery from a laptop.
thanks.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

It would appear that what you have been doing is correct. It is just that something is preventing the latch moving fully to the open position. If this assumption holds true then, it could be the battery itself is not seated properly. Might I suggest that instead of pressing on the latch, press on the battery to allow the latch to lock fully, then when it has done so, slide the latch to unlock. The hook/lock has not settled into its proper place (locked position) and the pressure is keeping the battery in place but all the same also keeps the latch from moving freely. In some instances, a drop of WD40 oil could also help stuck locks. It is electrically safe and therefore could be used.

Pls post back results. Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

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Try to press the latches downward on each end then pull it.

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Just will have to scroll the latch down wards and take the battery out.if its not coming out just pry it out with a thin knife like material.carefully.its silmple.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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