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How do I remove the mainboard battery on a Toshiba NB200 netbook, in order to reset the BIOS / CMOS passwords?

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I know this not exactly what you are looking for but its all Ive found so far....it is a tear down guide for the NB but it is in Italian...lol It has good pictures as a guide though. I'll keep looking.

http://netbookitalia.it/toshiba-nb100-guida-al-disassemblaggio.html

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