Installing a HD into an iBook...

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by AJ Muni, Aug 5, 2005.

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    AJ Muni

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    anyone know how hard is it? any1 tried it? Im thinking of replacing my 30gb with an 80 gb. ive done some research and its alot of screws...any feedback would be great guys...
     
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    Mitthrawnuruodo

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    Which iBook is this?

    If it's a 12" iBook G4 then look here (Don't know if it's accurate with the newest Rev.)

    But don't tell anyone where you found it ;)
     
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    If that file from Thrawn's post does not help you, I'd recommend http://www.pbfixit.com/. They have great disassembly instructions, and I believe they can point you to the parts you need should you, well, need them. :cool:
     
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    iJon

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    In my opinion you are better off taking it to an Authorized Tech to do this job. You wouldn't imagine how many people I have try this then bring it to me in a bucket with all the pieces asking for it to be put back together.

    jon
     
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    I also recommend http://www.pbfixit.com/ it has great guides on how to upgrade almost every apple laptop i.e. optical drive, hard drive, screen, keys etc.
     
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    AJ Muni

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    thanx

    thanx for the feedback guys..the thing is that ive done some research and i dont see any authorized apple stores here in miami fl. i looked at pbfixit.com, and it didnt look TOO HARD....
     

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