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  ¶ 

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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.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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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.

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

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

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  • 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 G4 12" 800 MHz-1.2 GHz device page.

Required Tools

Flathead 3/32" or 2.5 mm Screwdriver

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Coin

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