Help, Replacing Hard drive in PowerBook G4

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by thumper, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. thumper macrumors 6502


    Oct 25, 2003
    Under the Sea
    ive noticed my hard drive making clunking sounds every once in a while.
    i have to tap my powerbook to make it stop...

    so i think its time for a new Hard drive.

    i have a 17"powerbook G4 1.33

    is it easy to replace the hard drive myself???
    and how would i get all my files on the new hard drive???

    do i have to get the same type of hard drive or
    can i get a bigger and faster one???
    thanks for your time and help:eek:
  2. AlBDamned macrumors 68030


    Mar 14, 2005
    It's not the easiest thing in the world to do, but definitely possible to do yourself. I upgraded my 15" PB to a 160GB drive. Quite a good thread and links/tips/experiences right here.

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