Ir para o conteúdo principal

Small rectangular magnet: not in procedure

I followed these instructions to replace hard drive in an iBook G4 Late 2004. Upon finishing, I found a small, stray magnet about 3/4" x 1/4" on the work surface. I know it must have come from the interior of the iBook but it's not mentioned anywhere.

IBook now starts to power on, but fails to boot, even from an external FireWire drive with a copy of the original disk.

Any suggestions?

Thank you.

Respondido! Ver a resposta Também tenho esse problema

Esta pergunta é pertinente?

Pontuação -1
Adicionar um comentário

2 respostas

Solução escolhida

Found the answer. Apparently this magnet sits near the optical drive and acts as an activator for sleep function.

Esta resposta foi útil?

Pontuação 1

Comentários:

Now that you have your answer please accept it to allow closing the question. Thank you +

por

Adicionar um comentário
Pergunta Mais Útil

Although tjod is correct about the magnet it has nothing to do with your Book not starting. Your new hard drive needs to formatted and a system installed on it. Use Disk Utilities on your installation disk to format.

Esta resposta foi útil?

Pontuação 2

Comentários:

Thanks for catching that -- read the question to quickly and thought he had completed the repair. +

por

Adicionar um comentário

Adicionar a sua resposta

tjod será eternamente grato(a).
Exibir estatísticas:

Últimas 24 horas: 0

Últimos 7 dias: 0

Últimos 30 dias: 2

Duração total: 774