The iMac G5, powered by the PowerPC G5 processor, was originally released in 2004.

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need to retrieve HD files from a Dead iMac g5 24

How can I retrieve HD data from a dead Imac 24 g5 an upload to a new Imac 27. and what are the tools required?

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You'll need to crack open your G5 iMac to remove the HD. Follow the IFIXIT guide for your given model from below:

You'll then need to connect it to a SATA to USB adapter. Here's IFIXIT's unit: Universal Drive Adapter to connect to your new system.

As to the needed tools a set like this should do you: IFIXIT 54 Bit Driver Kit.

Lastly, you'll need an ESD mat and wrist strap: ESD Mat & Wrist Strap.

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Universal Drive Adapter

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Anti-Static Mat

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Anti-Static Wrist Strap

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