Life is a series of choices. Every step is a choice, an option, a decision. We try our best to make these choices based on what we know. What we pick may not be based on what is right and what is wrong, but what we believe in our minds and hearts. Whatever we do decide, we have to compromise. It is always one or the other.
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Mac Repair

My PoweBook laptop died about a month or so ago. I was a little pessimistic when I figured out the hard drive was the problem. I tried a lot of hard disk related softwares such as Drive Genius and Data Rescue, but soon enough, even the hard drive stopped being detected. There was no option but to have it changed.
naked powerbook
After pondering for a few days, I saved myself the trouble and pain and visited iFixIt. I already had a laptop drive acting as an external. I cleared off the files and went ahead to replacing the drive myself!

I did have a problem with a stuck screw next to the hard drive. That is when I learned about a Screw Extractor. I don’t know the Arabic translation or name of the tool, but I went down to Ace and got me one.
naked powerbook 2
El7emdellah, my laptop is working great now! I just finished updating it yesterday.

10 Responses to “Mac Repair”

  1. Laialy_q8 |

    welcome back lappy 543 :p (lappy = tadlee3 laptop)

  2. N. |

    lol, thank you ^_^ I’m sure she’s excited to be back too!

    Btw, I can’t get to your blog :/ Is it down or something?

  3. N. |

    Ok it is working now :)

  4. Vinnie |

    Not bad not bad
    Grats, am glad the laptop was revived.. I do think it was a special one that would’ve been hard to replace

  5. Laialy_q8 |

    it seems like dreamhost are having DNS problems :(

  6. N. |

    Yep true!

    aw :/ I hope they got it fixed! Best of luck, looks like you’re working on some update, hope it works out too!

  7. Marzouq |

    Well done!!! Kudos to you, its not everyday that a person takes apart a MAC and puts it together!! Seriously, not everyone can do that! I’m happy its working nicely now!

  8. N. |

    Thanks :) Yeah it was quite an accomplishment! Even I was surprised with myself. This only confirms that you can do whatever you put your mind to!

  9. Angelo |

    Oh so that’s how a Powerbook looks from inside. Yalla it’s good it’s all been done and repaired.

    Thinking of getting a Machook soon :)

  10. N. |

    You should, it is the new big thing ;)

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