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    Jan 23, 2012
    Powerbook G4 HD install into a G5 Tower???
    My Powerbook G4 15" 1ghz A1046 is dead and in need of a new logic board and I was wondering if there is a way to remove the hard drive and install it into my G5 Tower? All I want to do is retrieve the data from the Powerbook drive. Thanks for your help and suggestions.

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    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    you are better off with an external ATA enclosure, since the power books used ATA drives, where a G5 tower use SATA drives - different interface
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    Jan 23, 2012
    Thanks for your help! didn't think of the external enclosure route. Should be perfect!

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