Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove and replace the Video Adapter in your Power Mac 4 Quicksilver.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • The handle to open your computer is located on top of the right side panel.

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  • Grab the circular handle and pull outward.

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  • Your computer is now open and ready for repair.

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  • This is your Power Mac G4's video adapter.

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  • Start by removing the screw holding the card to the chassis as shown.

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  • Before lifting the card out, this small plastic tab needs to be pulled back there by releasing it entirely.

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Image 1/2: When putting the card back in, take care to apply even pressure across the top with your thumbs. This will avoid damaging the card. Image 2/2: When putting the card back in, take care to apply even pressure across the top with your thumbs. This will avoid damaging the card.
  • With the tab and screw removed, lift the card straight out.

  • When putting the card back in, take care to apply even pressure across the top with your thumbs. This will avoid damaging the card.

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  • Your card is now completely removed and ready to be replaced.

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Conclusion

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

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