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Old Jul 27, 2006, 02:53 PM   #1
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Taking Apart A 1Ghz 12" Powerbook G4

My hard drive has failed, bought a Travelstar and three of the case screws are giving me problems (won't budge - halfway stripped).

Does anybody have disassembly charts for this model of Powerbook? I would appreciate it greatly. The one I got off of the Apple site appears to be for a different revision.

I recall reading about release clamps, but I can't remember if that's only on the bigger models or not.

Anything to avoid the $90 (?) that Apple will charge me to take apart in-store would be great.

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Old Jul 27, 2006, 11:02 PM   #2
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Try one of the iFixit guides.
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Old Jul 28, 2006, 04:58 AM   #3
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Make sure that you have a good set of screwdrivers, or by the time you're done with the screws you'll wish that you paid the $90 to have someone install it for you.

1 Screw stripped is bad enough, your close to having 3, be careful!
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