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This PowerBook G4 12" does not have a factory installed Airport Extreme card so I purchased one. I know it is the correct version. The problem is the card will not go completely into the socket. If I look into the bay I see there is a plastic(?) on the right side towards the right (outer edge of the computer) that stops the card from going in. Do I have to remove this piece and how do I do it? Do I have to dissasemble the PB completely since this is under the logic board? Seems it lies right beside the hard drive.

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Thanks machead2 for answering! Encouraged me to not give up :-) Well heres the solution. Something had obviously fallen into the slot. I had given up but had a small flashlight and when I looked into the slot I tried to move the small plastic. I managed to get hold of it and it fell out. Voila the card sled in nicely and I have wifi now :-) Hooray for flashlights!

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With Mac's if it fit's it'll work, conversely if it doesn't fit you probably have the wrong part. Of course you tried flipping the card over.

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