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iMac G3 Model M4984 Hard Drive Replacement

  • Autor: Chris Green
  • Tiempo estimado: 10 - 20 minutos
  • Dificultad: Moderar

The iMac G3 Uses a 3.5" IDE Hard Drive. It supports data partitions no larger then 128GB and boot partitions no larger then 8GB (The 8GB limit only applies to iMac G3 tray loaders).

Secciones

Paso 1 Hard Drive  ¶ 

Hard Drive Removal:

Paso 1 Hard Drive  ¶ 

  • Hard Drive Removal:

Paso 2  ¶ 

Start by removing these Phillips screws: Now, remove all of these cables:

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • Start by removing these Phillips screws:

  • Now, remove all of these cables:

Paso 3  ¶ 

Now, remove the optical drive retention spring. Push in on both sides, and pull towards you releasing the retention spring.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Now, remove the optical drive retention spring.

  • Push in on both sides, and pull towards you releasing the retention spring.

  • It may help to do it one side at a time.

Paso 4  ¶ 

Now lift the drive up, and pull it out. Make sure that no cables are snagged before completed pulling out the drive! Make sure that no cables are snagged before completed pulling out the drive!

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • Now lift the drive up, and pull it out.

  • Make sure that no cables are snagged before completed pulling out the drive!

Paso 5  ¶ 

When installing a new drive, make sure that the drive jumper block is set to "Single drive". In most drives, this means removing the jumper, or positioning the jumper horizontally instead of vertically, so you don't lose it.

Paso 5  ¶ 

  • When installing a new drive, make sure that the drive jumper block is set to "Single drive". In most drives, this means removing the jumper, or positioning the jumper horizontally instead of vertically, so you don't lose it.

  • To remove the drive from the metal caddy, remove these four screws from the side of the drive.