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PowerBook - Help me replace my hard drive :D


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Well it seems after 2 and a half years of Video Editing talking on vent and playing WoW has thrashed my Drive. Does anyone know a good guid to replacing a 2004 G4 PowerBook hard drive? O and if you have any sugestions on where to get a new drive that would be great

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These videos are great: http://eshop.macsales.com/tech_cente...directory.html
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Replacing the HDD for your 17"
http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/55.5.0.html

They sell parts as well.
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A great sites guys, thanks a bunch!

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your lucky that you have the 17" model. I have replaced HDD on every powerbook G4's that was released and i think the 17" was the simplist. Follow the guide and use ice cube trays to sort your screws in for each step.
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