Introduzione

This guide will show how to open up the PowerBook so that you may access the hard drive, and then show how to remove the hard drive.

Turn the device upside down and then locate the battery latch near the front of the device.
  • Turn the device upside down and then locate the battery latch near the front of the device.

Aggiungi Commento

Slide the latch to the left to release the battery.
  • Slide the latch to the left to release the battery.

Aggiungi Commento

Continue holding the latch then gently pull the battery out of the device.
  • Continue holding the latch then gently pull the battery out of the device.

  • Place the battery in a safe location.

Aggiungi Commento

Locate the CD-ROM Drive latch.
  • Locate the CD-ROM Drive latch.

Aggiungi Commento

Slide the latch to the right to release the CD ROM drive.
  • Slide the latch to the right to release the CD ROM drive.

Aggiungi Commento

Continue holding the latch then gently pull the CD-ROM Drive out of the device.
  • Continue holding the latch then gently pull the CD-ROM Drive out of the device.

  • Place the CD ROM drive in a safe location.

Aggiungi Commento

Locate the speaker cover.
  • Locate the speaker cover.

Aggiungi Commento

Press firmly on each end of the speaker cover and slide it to the left.
  • Press firmly on each end of the speaker cover and slide it to the left.

I found it was easy to get a spudger over the left edge and lift it up a bit, then push the bar to the left, It pops right off after that.

Jimmy James - Replica

Gently lift the speaker cover to remove it.
  • Gently lift the speaker cover to remove it.

Aggiungi Commento

Lift the keyboard up from the back using a spudger(wedge side).
  • Lift the keyboard up from the back using a spudger(wedge side).

Aggiungi Commento

Gently lift the keyboard until only the ribbon cable remains attached.
  • Gently lift the keyboard until only the ribbon cable remains attached.

Aggiungi Commento

Tilt the keyboard away from the screen.
  • Tilt the keyboard away from the screen.

Aggiungi Commento

Locate the six screws that secure the heatsink.
  • Locate the six screws that secure the heatsink.

This is not necessary to remove the HDD. Go directly to step 20.

Kenneth DeVries - Replica

That isn't the HDD!

Dix Dox - Replica

Remove the six screws from the heatsink using the Philips #1 screwdriver.
  • Remove the six screws from the heatsink using the Philips #1 screwdriver.

Aggiungi Commento

Lift the heatsink from the side closest to the laptop screen.
  • Lift the heatsink from the side closest to the laptop screen.

Aggiungi Commento

Remove the heatsink.
  • Remove the heatsink.

Aggiungi Commento

Gently pull up on the beige ribbon lock until it moves a short distance on both sides to separate the ribbon cable from the connector.
  • Gently pull up on the beige ribbon lock until it moves a short distance on both sides to separate the ribbon cable from the connector.

Aggiungi Commento

Detach the ribbon cable.
  • Detach the ribbon cable.

Aggiungi Commento

Remove the keyboard.
  • Remove the keyboard.

Aggiungi Commento

Locate and identify the two screws that attach the hard drive to the computer.
  • Locate and identify the two screws that attach the hard drive to the computer.

Aggiungi Commento

Remove the screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

Aggiungi Commento

Once the screws are removed, lift up the end of the hard drive using your finger tips.
  • Once the screws are removed, lift up the end of the hard drive using your finger tips.

Aggiungi Commento

Fully lift the hard drive vertically against the side of the computer.
  • Fully lift the hard drive vertically against the side of the computer.

Aggiungi Commento

Push a finger down onto the plastic strap.
  • Push a finger down onto the plastic strap.

Aggiungi Commento

Remove the hard drive from the computer by pushing down on the plastic strap and pulling up on the hard drive.
  • Remove the hard drive from the computer by pushing down on the plastic strap and pulling up on the hard drive.

Aggiungi Commento

The hard drive is now separated from the computer.
  • The hard drive is now separated from the computer.

Aggiungi Commento

  • Reverse these instructions to install a new hard drive, or to put the computer back together.

Aggiungi Commento

Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Altre 5 persone hanno completato questa guida.

Jeffrey Huntley

Membro da: 01/04/2011

122 Reputazione

1 Guida realizzata

Team

Cal Poly, Team 10-39, Forte Spring 2011 Membro di Cal Poly, Team 10-39, Forte Spring 2011

CPSU-FORTE-S11S10G39

5 Membri

6 Guide realizzate

Hi iFixIt thanks for all the details BUT the keyboard can indeed stay in

when changing the hard drive. Just slide it a bit to the right after step

11, the ribbon cble does not take any damage. SO: from step 12 jump

straight to step 20. The heat sink can stay untouched, which i find not

unimportant to mention. Regards, TB75

TB75 - Replica

Aggiungi Commento

Visualizza Statistiche:

Ultime 24 Ore: 6

Ultimi 7 Giorni: 16

Ultimi 30 Giorni: 49

Tutti i Tempi: 5,648