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PowerBook G4 Titanium Onyx DVD Drive Replacement

  • Auteur: iRobot
  • Difficulté: Modérée

Your machine may have come stock with a CD-RW or Combo drive instead of the DVD drive.

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Étape 1 DVD Drive  ¶ 

If your G4 has a CD-RW or Combo drive, the pictures in the following steps will not exactly match your computer.

Étape 1 DVD Drive  ¶ 

  • If your G4 has a CD-RW or Combo drive, the pictures in the following steps will not exactly match your computer.

  • Before continuing, place a soft cloth on your work surface to rest the computer on. Turn the G4 over, making sure the DVD drive doesn't fall out. Place the computer on the cloth.

Étape 2  ¶ 

Bend the silver metal EMI clip so that it is vertical. This part may fall out after removing the DVD drive.

Étape 2  ¶ 

  • Bend the silver metal EMI clip so that it is vertical. This part may fall out after removing the DVD drive.

  • The EMI clip is not essential for reassembling the computer. If the clip falls out, don't worry about putting it back in.

Étape 3  ¶ 

Turn the G4 over.

Étape 3  ¶ 

  • Turn the G4 over.

  • Disconnect the orange DVD ribbon cable from the logic board using a spudger or the tip of your finger

Étape 4  ¶ 

Remove the DVD drive by lifting the right edge up and out of the computer.

Étape 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the DVD drive by lifting the right edge up and out of the computer.

  • If you have a CD or any other object jammed in your optical drive, we have an optical drive repair guide.