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Ryan Cabanas - 02/20/2010 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 17 Edit Remove the small greasy springs with white plastic caps from either side of the battery contacts. karenskirka - 01/28/2010 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 16 Edit There is a slot on the wall of the battery compartment that locks the lower case in place. In this case, in order to pull out the connector plug you must hold down the socket at the same time to make sure it isn't pulled from the motherboard. I had the plastic off in less than a minute with almost no fuss. his comment is here

Sad. And finally, on my 800 MHz machine, BOTH these screws are 6 mm in length. You're Finished! Peel back the black tape to free the microphone cable from the hard drive.

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That was a very complete description. Lift the upper case enough to disconnect the blue and white power cable from the logic board. Attached Documents pdf_large iBook-G3-12"-Screw-Guide.pdf PDF - 584.82 kb View Author with 6 other contributors iRobot Member since: 09/24/2009 1 Reputation 663 Guides authored Badges: 33 +30 more badges One Comment Add The shorter screw goes in the lower left corner.

Glad I don't have to put it back together again and hope it still works! I thought I was being careful to unplug without pulling and I pulled the whole plug out of the board too : ( I've never soldered anything before....... jaeckerb - 05/15/2010 Reply Yes, the rings have to be put back and flushed with the lower case surface. Ibook G4 Hard Drive Enclosure steweric - 08/18/2009 Reply First I released the plastic top.

JuciusMaximus - 09/26/2009 Reply Top screws are 20 mm, middle one is 10 mm. One 6 mm Phillips with a small head in the lower left corner. Sierra Circuit Repair of Chico CA did a good job but it cost me $100. https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iBook+G4+12-Inch+1.33+GHz+Hard+Drive+Replacement/703 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

If you bend the pins, do your best to straighten them, using the hard drive connector as a guide. Ibook G4 Disassembly the jack broke off the board. Were you able to salvage your laptop?! Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 30 Hard Drive Edit Remove the four Phillips screws securing the hard drive to the metal framework.

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XnriquX - 06/06/2010 Reply 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

If the keyboard does not come free, use a small flathead screwdriver to turn the keyboard locking screw (shown in orange) 180 degrees in either direction and try again. Ibook G4 Hard Drive Upgrade Compatibility I just retired after 26 years. Ibook G4 Hard Drive Not Detected This feature is not available right now.

Original iBook Hard Drive Remove under 12 min from CE's GeekBook 6 years ago Showing the removal of the IDE hard drive from the original iBook from Apple. this content Chimpur - 01/05/2015 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 27 Edit Using the sharp end of a spudger, disconnect the connector for the blue and white power cables. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 21 Upper Case Edit Remove the following 4 screws on the bottom of the computer: Two 3 mm Phillips from the One comment I bought & used the tool kit that you sell for this repair. Ibook G3 Hard Drive Replacement

Remove the 3 Phillips screws from the edges of the keyboard area. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 27 Edit The sockets attached to the motherboards of most iBooks are very weak and easily broken. Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded. http://newsocialweb.org/hard-drive/replace-toshiba-laptop-hard-drive.html The Good Life Lab 89,001 views 9:18 How to upgrade RAM in your Apple iBook G4 - Duration: 2:26.

Oz Leap - 02/24/2010 Reply I cloned the original drive onto a larger one, and started following these instructions. Ifixit Ibook G4 The screw head is just too far off to the left and is covered by the tray. Instead, I use a small flathead screw driver to gently open up the tab at the corner.

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.

Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 13 Edit Remove the one 10 mm and two 20 mm hex screws using a 2mm hex. tildeksnyder - 10/10/2009 Reply Wish I'd read the tip about the credit card! Everling - 09/18/2010 Reply this is a very tricky step Joel Grimes - 11/11/2010 Reply Man, this step is really hard. Ibook G3 Disassembly thx Benjamin Todd - 12/21/2009 Reply Followed this guide yesterday and today installed the OS.

I agree with the suggestion of tweezers, long thin tips help to maneuver in tight areas and are great for removing the tape holding the wires to the plastic upper case. Also doesn't mark the rubber. During reassembly, be sure to fit the screw near the left hinge through the loop in the display data cable, securing the cable to the upper case. 4 comments on my check over here Except the battery mounted one.

Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 16 Edit The front and sides of the lower case are now free. Disconnect the cable from the DC board. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 44 Edit Remove the metal brackets from either side of the hard drive (if they're still there). One comment iFixit, Thank you for this helpfull guide.

Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 31 Edit The connectors at the ends of the cables are attached very firmly to the sockets on the logic board. Nienpo - 11/03/2012 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 13 Edit Remove the three Torx screws using a T8 Torx screwdriver. 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. Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading...

Sign in 4 Loading... Just followed this guide to remove a drive from an old machine before disposing of it. Also, use a mini-head screwdriver like for glasses to pry the case open and go slowly. perhaps, this has something to do with it?...

Attached Documents pdf_large iBook-G4-12"-Screw-Guide.pdf PDF - 654.07 kb View Author with 9 other contributors iRobot Member since: 09/24/2009 1 Reputation 663 Guides authored Badges: 33 +30 more badges 4 Comments Add Loading... I used a soldering iron with a flat tip (like a flat-head screwdriver) and pressed on the two wires at the same time for a second or two. Single Step Full Guide Small - 600px Medium - 800px Large - 1200px scriptwindow.addEventListener("message",function(a){var b=document.getElementById("dozuki-embed-131"),c=a.data[0],d=a.data[1];switch(c){case"setHeight":b.style.height=d+"px"}},!1); Preview View Statistics: Past

nacevmircea 87,710 views 22:24 iBook G4 - Getting the Most out of your iBook - Duration: 5:48. The 8-Bit Guy 21,919 views 2:26 iBook G4 SSD vs HDD - Duration: 1:15. Three 6 mm Phillips in plastic depressions.