How to Replace the Battery on a Sony Vaio Z Series

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The Sony Vaio Z Series is a line of laptop computers for home and business use. You have two options for powering your Sony Vaio Z Series laptop: the AC adaptor or a battery pack. The battery pack allows you to use the laptop when a power outlet is not convenient. In time the battery will hold less of a charge and power your Vaio for a shorter amount of time. Sony sells replacement batteries for Vaio laptop computers you can use to increase the amount of time you can use the computer without the AC adaptor.

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  1. 1

    Purchase a replacement Vaio battery from Sony or from a reputable source.

  2. 2

    Turn off the Sony Vaio Z series computer, close the screen and turn over the laptop so that the bottom of the computer is facing up.

  3. 3

    Locate the battery on the bottom of the laptop. The battery is located near the screen hinge and has a "Lock" and "Release" switch on it.

  4. 4

    Press the "Lock" switch to release the lock.

  5. 5

    Push the "Release" switch and pull the battery out of the laptop.

  6. 6

    Press the "Lock" switch of the new battery and slide the back of the battery into the battery compartment, near the hinges.

  7. 7

    Push down on the front of the battery until you hear a click.

  8. 8

    Move the "Lock" switch back to its starting location to secure the battery in the laptop.

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