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PowerBook 1400cs/166 won't power on

I recently came into possession of an Apple PowerBook 1400cs/166. When I got it today, it was working, but I had to take it apart in order to repair some case damage. After putting it back together, I ...
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Looking for correct drive for my PowerBook 400 MHz Pismo

This is the drive I have in my Pismo 400 MHz Mac Powerbook: IBM Travelstar 20 GB - 66.6 MBps - 4200 rpm. I would like to upgrade to a larger drive as I'd like to partition it, one partition for ...
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Is it possible to upgrade a Mac Powerbook G4 laptop's hard drive to SSD?

I was not sure if the Powerbook laptops accepted SATA drives, am I able to use a SATA SSD on the Mac Powerbook G4?
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General video performance affected on Mac OSX 10.5 (PowerBook G4)

I'm quite new to Mac and I just got a PowerBook G4 for free. I installed OSX 10.5 on it and for the first two weeks, everything was going kinda smooth even if this is similar to a P3. I'm not ...
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Does converting an Aluminum Apple G4 Powerbook to linux make sense? [closed]

I have an Aluminum G4 Powerbook model A1138 with a dead hard drive. I've got a replacement drive, but no install DVD for Mac OS. A new Mac OS 10.5 install DVD costs $150 retail. From the system ...
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Mac 17" Powerbook G4 won't start up after being opened up

A friend's taken the keyboard off his 17" Mac G4 Powerbook, screwed it back on and now nothing happens when presses the power button. I don't have 'eyes-on' but he says he didn't do anything else ...