iBook G4 12" 800 MHz-1.2 GHz AirPort Extreme Card Replacement

  • Author: iRobot
  • Difficulty: Easy

Install an Airport Extreme 802.11g card internally.

Edit Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Use a coin to rotate the battery locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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  • Lift the battery out of the computer.

Edit Step 3 AirPort Extreme Card  ¶ 

Image 1/1: If the keyboard does not come free, use a small flathead screwdriver to turn the keyboard locking screw 180 degrees in either direction and try again.

Edit Step 3 AirPort Extreme Card  ¶ 

  • Pull the keyboard release tabs toward you and lift up on the keyboard until it pops free.

  • If the keyboard does not come free, use a small flathead screwdriver to turn the keyboard locking screw 180 degrees in either direction and try again.

  • Flip the keyboard over, away from the screen, and rest it face-down on the trackpad area.

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  • Push the wire clasp away from the AirPort card and toward the display, then rotate up to free it from the RAM shield.

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  • Grasp the clear plastic tab on the AirPort card and pull toward the display.

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Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Hold the Airport card in one hand and use your other hand to remove the antenna cable.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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