Apple ATA Hard Drive Mac G4 User Manual
Ata hard drive, Replacement instructions, Power mac g4 / macintosh server g4
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Power Mac G4 / Macintosh Server G4
ATA Hard Drive
Follow the instructions in this sheet carefully. Failure to follow these instructions could
damage your equipment and void its warranty.
Written and video instructions covering customer-installable parts are available at
Warning: During this procedure, keep small parts away from children.
These instructions cover procedures for both QuickSilver models (see page 3) and
the Mirrored Drive Doors/FW 800 models (see page 5).
The only tool required for this procedure is a Phillips screwdriver.
Backing Up Your Data
Warning: Before replacing your hard drive, make sure you back up all data on the
Opening the Computer
Warning: Always shut down your computer before opening it to avoid damaging its
internal components or causing injury. After you shut down the computer, the
internal components can be very hot. Let the computer cool down before
Place your computer on a clean, flat surface.
If you think your computer is in sleep, press the power button on the front of the
computer to wake it.
Shut down your computer and wait five minutes before continuing.
If you attached a security cable through the computer’s lockable cover latch, remove
Unplug all other cables from the computer except the power cord.