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In my case it worked. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 10 Edit Remove the two Phillips screws on either side of the battery contacts. It should not be this difficult to take a HD out!! Bryan - 09/17/2009 Reply i succesfully followed this guide and installed a new hard drive. http://fiftysixtysoftware.com/hard-drive/how-to-fix-an-external-hard-drive.html

Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 18 Bottom Shield Edit Remove the following 10 screws from the bottom shield: Six 3 mm Phillips Three 7.5 mm Phillips It'll flex the plastic around the drive in and away from the bottom case. Push the thin rims of the lower case surrounding the battery compartment in, bending them past the tabs, and then lift up to free that corner of the lower case. If anyone has a high res scan of the area surrounding the the plug and where to solder connection, I melted the socket and am now resorting to soldering directly to Discover More

Ibook G4 Hard Drive Upgrade Compatibility

I have very short nails. Pulling directly on the cable will either separate the cable from its connector or the socket from the logic board. in fact I didn't know where the tabs might be...

I got better progress using it to pry out the gey band, surrounding the laptop. i did notice a small rectangular magnet (with glue on one side) came loose inside the case --not the round one on top of one screw close to the screen. The 3 rings came off when the screws came out--maybe because the screw bit holder is magnetized. Ibook G4 Hard Drive Enclosure Lift the upper case from the left side and use your other hand to pull out the right side in order to clear the power receptacle.

Sign in Transcript Statistics 986 views 1 Like this video? Ibook G4 Hard Drive Specs Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... It's really annoying to look at this useless box of components that used to be a very nice little laptop : ( I would love to hear how you managed the Use a spudger or small flathead screwdriver to remove the three rubber feet from the lower case. 3 comments "Close the display and flip the computer over." ...Seems like this instruction

Loading... Ibook G4 Disassembly One 4.5 mm Phillips underneath where the magnet was. Three 6 mm Phillips in plastic depressions. Bit by bit, wiggle the plug gently back and forth ever so slightly, so that it comes out.

Ibook G4 Hard Drive Specs

Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 3 Edit Loosen the four silver Phillips screws that secure the RAM shield.

Conclusion To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Ibook G4 Hard Drive Upgrade Compatibility Except the battery mounted one. Ibook G4 Hard Drive Not Detected Great guide...just installed a new ssd.

Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 18 Edit Continue to run the spudger around the front, right corner. check over here It is actually written on the shield: M2X3 = 3 mm. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 15 Edit The front and sides of the lower case are now free. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Ibook G3 Hard Drive Replacement

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. It really is way too tight a connection and since you have so little room to work, it's VERY hard to pull it out without damage. This makes closing the beast a hell of an hasard for them. 37) This is the whole motherboard pictured, for my buddy Jean-Marc ;-). http://fiftysixtysoftware.com/hard-drive/unallocated-hard-drive-windows-7.html Three 3 mm Phillips around the battery compartment.

If the wire brace doesn't snap back in easily, then try reseating the card. Ifixit Ibook G4 Carefully lift the upper case slightly and move it toward the front of the computer to reveal the trackpad connector. These screws will not come out all the way.

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Well, it served admirably for the last few years.... Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... One comment If your iBook's been opened many times (Like mine has been) then this piece may be broken. Ibook G3 Disassembly It doesnt respond to opening of the lid either.

Matt - 02/21/2010 Reply Quote from Matt: The plug has two holes in the back that slot into two pins on the board. atptourfan - 09/06/2010 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 37 Edit Turn the computer over and disconnect the orange hard drive cable, removing tape as necessary. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Test new features Loading... weblink You might break the bottom case just wiggling around waiting for it to pop loose.

Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 25 Edit Before you can yank the upper case off, you must disconnect the trackpad connector, the blue and white power Powerbook Medic 17,425 views 5:53 Ibook G4 Problem - Duration: 5:33. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 12 Edit Use a spudger or small flathead screwdriver to pry up the three metal rings that housed the rubber bumpers. The comp is still neatly packaged by teardown step and sitting in a cardboard box.

The 8-Bit Guy 90,573 views 8:50 iBook G4 Hard Drive Swap Part 1 of 3 - Duration: 8:31. Next time I'm going to mark the spots where the little screws go with red sharpie. It's really dodgy and can break your logic board. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 12 Edit Run a spudger along the seam between the lower case and upper case on the front of the computer

Push the thin rims of the lower case surrounding the battery compartment in, bending them past the tabs, and then lift up to free that corner of the lower case. 4 If you bend the pins, do your best to straighten them, using the hard drive cable as a guide. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 40 Hard Drive Edit Remove the hard drive bracket from the left side of the hard drive. Nienpo - 11/03/2012 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 19 Edit There are three tabs over the optical drive that must be released before the lower case can come

commenter - 10/13/2009 Reply The 3 long screws (not the ones under the rubber feet) are 2.5mm x 20mm metric. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 2 Edit Lift the battery out of the computer. As well the yellow screw has to be removed according to description florguh - 01/23/2010 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 22 Edit Use a straightened paperclip to open Also the the green screw pictured to the left was missing already removed.

The screws are held captive to the RAM shield to prevent them from getting lost. Is there any way to solder the tiny socket back on to the board ?