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Went to replace the internal battery in the tower. I didnt know that it was attached to a little bracket thing instead of one that just slides out. how do i put the new one in?

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If it is soldered, that's a hassle. You can make sure the wire is stripped and use duct or electrical tape to make contact with the "+" side of the battery.

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http://h20180.www2.hp.com/apps/Lookup?h_pagetype=s-001&h_client=S-A-R163-1&h_page=hpcom&submit.y=8&submit.x=6&lang=en&cc=us&h_lang=en&h_cc=us&h_query=HP+Compaq+D530&x=7&y=10

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http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Home.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=12454&prodSeriesId=316720&submit.y=8&submit.x=6&lang=en&cc=us&y=10&x=7

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(NOTE* You may wish to reduce the view size. Click on the Zoom Out icon.
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