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What is the purpose of the bottommost screw holding the IPhone 5 LCD shield plate?

While being sold bottom quality LCD replacements for my iPhone 5 and subsequently returning them six times I lost one of the screws that holds the LCD shield plate in place. It's the one closest to ...
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What is the case screw length and thread pitch for the 2010 MacBook 13" Model 7,1?

I have a 2010 MacBook 13" Model 7,1. It has recently gotten some upgrades and one of the screws wandered off and was eaten by a grue. What length and thread pitch are the eight screws holding the ...
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MacBook Pro Fan Screw Replacement

Long story short: a year of computing in the dusty environment of Queensland, Australia has lead to a buildup of a dust "carpet" inside the fan assemblies on my late 2011 MacBook Pro. I ended up ...
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Can I use SSD Samsung 850 EVo , 250gb in Macbook Mid-2010 (Macbook 7.1) without mounting screws?

Can I use SSD Samsung 850 EVO , 250gb in Macbook Mid-2010 (Macbook 7.1) without mounting screws? I got a brand new SSD but without mounting screws. There are mounting screws on my HDD currently, but I ...
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Opening and cleaning a MacBook Pro (retina 2012)

I have had my MacBook Pro retina for more than 2 years, without cleaning the insides yet I have used it extensively, many hours every day, and heavy tobacco smoking for a year or so (the fan outlet ...
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Removing stripped screws from MacBook Pro back case

I'm replacing the RAM in a 2011 MacBook Pro, something I've done before on other machines. I got all the screws from the back case off apart from one that sits in the corner on the end by the screen ...
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How can I discover the type of replacement screws I need?

I'm looking for 3 replacement screws for my MacBook Unibody (late 2008, model 4,1 A1278), but I can't seem to find a proper set of case replacement screws ANYWHERE! There are 3 types of case screws, ...
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What screwdriver to tighten bottom rMBP screws?

What screwdriver to buy to tighten bottom screws on MacBook Pro Retina? Based on search, it seams to be pentalobe flower. But what are dimensions? Are there any variances?
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How can I open the 2011 MacBook Air without damaging the screws?

I would like to open the MBA, I don't have the screwdriver that fits: Is there a way to remove the screws without the 5 points pentalobe required? The ideal solution would be to do this without ...
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Where can I purchase a replacement screw for my MacBook Pro SuperDrive?

While replacing the logic board on my MacBook Pro (15" 2.4 GHz) and I stripped one of the 3.3mm 00 Phillips screws for the SuperDrive. I have found only one source online that had replacements in ...
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Difference between Phillips 00 and 000

I'm not really at home in the screwdriver world, and since this question relates to my purchase of a MBP I figured I could ask the question here. Whats the difference between a Phillips 00 and a 000 ...
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How can I make my MacBook Pro screws stop screwing around?

The title might be a bit misleading, but it's precise: the screws keep screwing out by themselves! It's quite random and I'm not even sure how I've managed to never lose one so far. Most of the times ...