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Easier than expected.

briandhanson -

iMac Intel 20" EMC 2133 and 2210

iMac Intel 20" EMC 2133 and 2210 Hard Drive Replacement

1 hora


Mi Problema

The hard drive failed on my wife's iMac.

Mi Solucion

I had never opened an iMac before. I followed step-by-step guide and was done in less than 30 min.

Mi Consejo

1. Have the correct tools handy - the right screwdrivers and definitely the suction cups.

2. Have some double-sided tape to re-attach pieces you'll remove from the original hard drive.

3. Have a can of compressed air to clean dust from the machine.

4. This might just be me, but when it came to removing the "bezel" I thought it was a thin piece. It's actually the entire aluminum front of the iMac.

5. You can definitely do this without detaching the LCD if you have a helper that will prop it up for the 5 min. it will take you to swap the drive.

6. Make sure to have lint-fee cloth to clean LCD before placing glass back on.

Imagen 2 TB 3.5" Hard Drive
2 TB 3.5" Hard Drive


Imagen Heavy-Duty Suction Cups (Pair)
Heavy-Duty Suction Cups (Pair)


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