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Command Control Power • Apple Tech Support & Business Talk

Mar 8, 2016

Recorded on March 1, 2016

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- Joe takes us through PsiMac preparing to do our first drive replacement in a Late 2012 iMac 21.5-inch; out of warranty; HDD shows I/O errors and SMART status shows impending failure; going to install SSD; iFixit offers adhesive strips for 21.5 and 27-inch models; iFixit has special opening tool for this purpose, to slip in between glass display and aluminum frame to cut through foam; OWC sells similar kits, with thermal sensor cable for 27-inch model; supposedly 21.5-inch doesn't need thermal sensor cable... more to come.


iMac Intel 27" Retina 5K Display Adhesive Strip Replacement
Reattach your iMac Intel 27" Retina 5K Display display with a set of adhesive foam strips. (2MB)




- We're going to ACEs Conference! use #ACEsConf2016 and coupon code ACEs&CCP for $50 off!