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Finding the bios battery on a acer 5103WLMI. I removed all the scerws I cud see but the two bits wound not part and I do not wont to forc then help

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I am giving you a link to the service manual below. All laptops will disassemble in different ways and there seems to be an infinate number of manuals to explain. Most older Acer laptops do not have the RTC battery in an area easily services by the home user, usually you have to take the plamrest assembly off, Acer laptops usually pivot from the front of the laptop, therefore you have to lift up the edge nearest the screen and pull it up that way and disconnect off the front. Also, there are more than screws that hold these together, acer uses small tabs along the edge and back and sometimes uses hex screws on the bottom of the motherboard, these are used to mount expansion cards. Below is the link.......

http://tim.id.au/laptops/acer/aspire%205110%205100%203100.pdf

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