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Cannot open 3rd generation iMac G5

I have read your articles about opening the iMac - but the bottom of my computer is not like the one described in some of your articles.  The 3 screws are closer to the memory slot (not near the sides of the computer) and the screws come out completely (easily).  The back does not lift off easily.  What needs to be done.  (I suspect my power supply is going and want to check it out.)

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I also had the same issues. The cord when i would jiggle it out slightly then push back in would restart the computer. I truly wouldn't mess with it too much. What it was for me was simply giving it a dedicated outlet for some odd reason. However, to remove the back. Lay computer screen down on a towel. Lossen the screws, they do not come out, mine didn't. Remove the panel and that is that. The entire back did not come off fo me, jus the panel to add more memory.

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