iBook G3 14" Airport Card Replacement

Install an original Airport 802.11b 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.

  • Lift the battery out of the computer.

Edit Step 2 Airport Card  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2 Airport 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.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • If your computer does not have an Airport card installed, skip to the RAM shield removal step.

  • Push the wire clasp toward the Airport card and pull it up to free it from the RAM shield.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Grasp the clear plastic tab on the Airport card and pull toward the right.

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

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

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

For more information, check out the iBook G3 14" device page.

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