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    cd drive causes os to fail

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    cd drive causes os to fail
    ibook clamshell

    wont read dvd's hmm probably because its a cd rom... but still it froze it and now it wont restart

    i hear the hard drive boot up but nothing happens and it doesnt load, checks for a cd but theres none there.... anyone know where i can pick up a new dvd drive for these things

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    cd drive causes os to fail
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    There is a guide to replacing the drive here

    Installing iBook G3 Clamshell Optical Drive

    They list the DVD drive at $119, which is very expensive. Is that clamshell with or without a firewire port
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