iMac G5 17" Model A1058 Hard Drive Replacement
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- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Upgrade your hard drive for an instant increase in storage space.
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Lay the iMac display-side down on a flat surface.
Loosen the three Phillips screws securing the rear panel to the iMac.
These screws are captive in the iMac. The center screw will stop turning after about 3.5 turns and the outer screws will stop turning after about 5.5 turns. Do not try to remove these screws from your iMac.
Insert the flat end of a spudger between the SATA power cable connector and the body of the hard drive.
Twist the spudger counter-clockwise to slightly separate the SATA power cable connector from its socket on the hard drive.
Pull the SATA power cable connector away from the hard drive.