Dell Vostro 2421 (P37G001) CMOS Battery Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the CMOS Battery on your Vostro 2421 (P37G001) laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 10 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Vostro 2421 (P37G001) CMOS Battery.

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guildlines when working on static sensitive electrical componets.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Vostro 2421 (P37G001) CMOS Battery

Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.

Step 1

  • Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.Slide the latches over to unlock the battery.
Remove the Battery.

Step 2

Remove the Battery.Remove the Battery.
Remove the screw.

Step 3

Remove the screw.Remove the Access Door.Remove the screw.
Remove the screw.

Step 4

  • Remove the screw.
  • Using the tab, slide the hard drive to the left.
  • Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the screw.Using the tab, slide the hard drive to the left.Remove the Hard Drive.
Remove the bottom keyboard screws.

Step 5

  • Remove the bottom keyboard screws.
  • Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
  • Turn the laptop over & open it up.
Remove the bottom keyboard screws.Remove the bottom palmrest screws.
Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.

Step 6

  • Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.
Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.Press the keyboard tabs in to loosen the keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.

Step 7

  • Unplug the keyboard cable.
  • Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the keyboard cable.Remove the Keyboard.
Unplug the palmrest cables.

Step 8

  • Unplug the palmrest cables.
  • Remove the palmrest screws.
Unplug the palmrest cables.Remove the palmrest screws.
Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.

Step 9

Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.Carefully unsnap and remove the Palmrest Touchpad.
Remove the CMOS Battery.

Step 10

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