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How to replace the lcd on a powerbook g4 model m8407

Hello, I recieved a used powerbook g4 as a gift and the lcd cracked after i dropped it. I was able to find the same model on ebay for $100 thinking that I could just swap the hard drives. I realized after that my cracked g4 has more memory. Is there anyway to swap the lcd's or monitors affordablly instead? i really have no budget for a new computer right now. Thank you.

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Here is a service guide for the Powerbook G4. It has the step by step instructions.

http://www.powerbookmedic.com/xcart1/files/G4alum12.pdf

copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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