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How To : Install a hard drive in a 2009 Mac Pro

First of all the tutor suggests that this tutorial is easy and you can complete it only fifteen minutes. However you need to use proper anti-static precautions when you are performing this upgrade. You have to ensure to discharge static electricity before beginning. You must a ...more

How To : Install an optical drive in a Power Mac G4 system

Installing a second optical drive on your Power Mac is a simple project, provided you know what you're doing. In this video tutorial, you'll find detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to install an optical drive in a Power Mac G4 mirrored drive door system. For more, watc ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 13" MacBook Pro.

In order to install a new hard drive in your MacBook Pro, you will need to save everything on Time Machine. You will need to be in a static free environment, a hard drive, and small screwdriver. After you have backup everything on Time Machine, turn your laptop over and unscr ...more

News : 91 Cool New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more

How To : Repair an Intel Mac Mini - SuperDrive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the SuperDrive

If your discs are getting jammed in your optical drive, or if your CDs and DVDs simply aren't playing in your Power Mac, it might be time to replace that old SuperDrive. See how to remove the SuperDrive optical drive from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ...more

How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - SuperDrive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 15" - SuperDrive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Eject and recover a stuck CD or DVD on a Mac

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Replace a hard drive in a late 2008 MacBook Pro

In this how-to video, you will learn how to replace a hard drive in a 2008 Macbook Pro. Make sure you use the proper anti-static precautions before replacing the device. You will need a T6 screwdriver and a Phillips screwdriver. Make sure you transfer your data from the old dr ...more

How To : Upgrade your Mac Mini G4

In this video you will learn how to disassemble and completely upgrade a Mac Mini (G4) by installing memory, an optical drive and a hard drive. You'd be surprised, the hardest part of this "surgery" is getting the computer open!

How To : 8 Menu Bar Apps Every Mac Power User Needs

The menu bar is a great place to perform quick searches, track battery life, and switch Wi-Fi networks on your Mac, but it can do way more than that if you let it. I've rounded up some menu apps below that not only have features that will boost your productivity, but are light ...more

How To : These 9 Tips Make Gaming on Your Mac Not Suck

When most people think of "gaming computers," they're probably thinking of Windows-based PCs. They offer a huge variety of devices with better equipped software and hardware for a cheaper price, and there are more available games than there are for OS X-based systems. But tha ...more

How To : 6 Tweaks You Should Be Using on Your Mac Right Now

All of Apple's products are praised for being extremely easy to use. So much so, that your grandma can pick one up and be a "pro" within a few hours. However, this isn't necessarily a good thing for us real power users who want more granular control of our devices. Luckily, M ...more

How To : Recover Deleted Photos from Your iPhone

In one of Apple's newer ads, the company claims that "more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera." If this is in fact true, then it might also be appropriate to say that more photos are accidentally deleted on iPhones than any other camera. Don't Miss: How to ...more

How To : Install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro

MacOSG demonstrates how to install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro. When performing this upgrade, be sure to take precautions for static by discharging static electricity before beginning. Shut down, unplug and place the Mac Pro on a static-free surface. To access the memory, you nee ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a Mac Mini server

Other World Computing provides a guide for advanced users demonstrating the upgrade or replacement of a hard drive in a Mac Mini Server computer. This comprehensive video takes you through all steps from tool selection to re-assembling the Mac Mini Server and it is recommended ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a Power Mac G5

This video is about installing second serial ATA drive into a Power Mac G5 system. The video is a step by step demo starting with the removing of the door to the machine and the air pack. The first hard drive is at the top rack and you have to remove the four screws at the bot ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 13" MacBook Pro (2009)

To install a hard drive in a 13" (13 inch) Macbook Pro laptop computer released in 2009 you will make sure to first transfer all data off the drive then discharge any static electricity from your hands making sure your are in a static free work environment. Next you will remov ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 17" MacBook Pro

In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a hard drive into a 17" Macbook Pro. Make sure you use the proper anti-static precautions before going on with this procedure. You will need a pry tool, a Phillips screwdriver, and a T6 screwdriver. Make sure you transfer you ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 15" MacBook Pro (2009)

In this video from MacOSG we learn how to install a hard drive in a 15" Macbook Pro from around 2009. For this you need a #00 Phillips head screwdriver and a T6 Torx screwdriver. Make sure you use proper anti-static precautions with this. Transfer your data to the new drive be ...more

How To : Install iLok plug-ins for Pro Tools 8 in Mac OS X

This video explains how installing/re-installing iLok Client, and Driver software, can sometimes be a great troubleshoot for resolving issues with Pro Tools, and the Mac Platform. Whether you're new to Digidesign's Pro Tools 8 or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tr ...more

How To : Install an optical drive in a computer

Phillip Bourton explains how to open a computer and replace an optical drive without damaging any important components. He explains what characteristics should be considered when upgrading an optical drive, like type of drive and speed. Install an optical drive in a computer. ...more

How To : Install memory in a Mac Pro

This video tutorial demonstrates how to install memory (RAM) in an Apple Mac Pro. There is a specific way that memory needs to be installed in a Mac Pro, so follow directions closely to avoid complications. It's really not that hard to install new memory into the Apple Mac Pro ...more

How To : Install & boot Mac OSX on an external hard drive

Install & boot Mac OSX on an external hard drive Need MAC OS to install the external storage device. Create a disk image on the desktop. Use Disk utility, utility application, disk utility, MAC OS install DVD new image. Choose Image format, DVD/CD master. Leave encryption at ...more

How To : Install a serial ATA hard drive in a G5 Power Mac

If your Power Mac is running out of disk space, you might consider installing a second hard drive. In this video tutorial, you'll find instructions for installing a second serial ATA drive into a Power Mac G5 system. For more on the hard drive installation process, watch this ...more

How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 13" - Hard drive removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove hard drive

Want to upgrade your hard drive in your Power Mac? It's a pretty simple task, once you can get inside your computer. See how to remove your hard drive from you Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They ...more

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