This battery is not compatible with the following models:
Pavilion dv3-(1000 to 3999)
Pavilion dv5-(1000 to 1999)
Pavilion dv6-(1000 to 2999)
Pavilion dv7-(1000 to 3999)
The battery will protrude out the (bottom/side) of the laptop and will cause your laptop to sit at an angle. You may not be able to connect to a docking station with the extended battery.