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How do I kill disconnect battery in 300-15isk so I can replace the hdd?

2017-08-15, 15:44 PM

I need to pop in a new hard drive. That's easy enough to get to, but the battery isn't dead yet and it's almost impossible to disconnect the thing. Do I really have to wait until it dies before I can work on my notebook (meaning I'll never buy another Lenovo again), or is there a much easier way to drain/disconnect the battery than the obvious?

 

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Re: How do I kill disconnect battery in 300-15isk so I can replace the hdd?

2017-08-15, 16:22 PM

Hi SirACid

 

Welcome to the Community Forums.

 

If you can simply follow the hardware manual for harddrive disassembly step as described here on page 34-35.

After removing the drive compartment cover you can proceed with the steps to remove the hard drive and do not include removing the battery.

 

There is, however, an attention notice:

• Before removing the drive, suggest the customer to backup all the
information on it if possible.
• Never remove the drive while the system is operating or is in suspend
mode.

 

Regards

 



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Re: How do I kill disconnect battery in 300-15isk so I can replace the hdd?

2017-08-15, 22:05 PM

Thank you! All went well installing the Crucial SSD. The notebook is much faster after that, plus doubling the RAM to 16GB!

 

One thing - the driver for the touchpad is corrupt. I downloaded it three times, twice from Lenovo and once from my desktop PC (transferred it with a flash drive). Each time I tried to install it, a dialog appeared to inform me the source files were corrupt.

 

[IMG]http://i68.tinypic.com/xp81eu.png[/IMG]

 

Got it from this page:
http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/300-15isk/downloads

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