Screwed screw

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Sometimes you take things apart so many times that one day you realize that when you really do need to take that pc apart to really fix it that a screw is screwed... On my little innocent "netbook" (i dislike that word) I waited a while before I decided it was time to bring out the big tools and sort this one out once and for all.

innocent lolbook
the subtle precision tool

Basically I took the drill to the screw, using 2 and 3mm shanks I drilled "carefully", the goal being just to drill out the ring part of the head. To my surprise the screw came out on it's own before I was done...

accessories
screw popping out
free at last

I now can set aside - temporarily - the idea of buying a replacement.. instead, I'll need to get replacement parts, but that's another story.