iBook G3 12" RAM Replacement
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- Author: iRobot
- Difficulty: Easy
One RAM slot will accept PC100 or PC133 chips up to 512 MB.
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Use a coin to rotate the battery locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.
Lift the battery out of the computer.
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.
If the computer does not have an Airport card installed, skip the next two steps.
Push the wire clasp toward the Airport card and pull it up to free it from the RAM shield.
Hold the Airport card in one hand and use your other hand to remove the antenna cable.
Grasp the metal bracket on top of the RAM shield and pull upward to remove the shield.
Pull the keyboard cable up from the logic board, holding the cable as close to the connector as possible.