I assure you it is smaller than a ph#00. Most of the screws on the laptop are indeed that size which is why I was able to disassemble it enough to remove the keyboard but the plate on the bottom of the keyboard piece is a afixed with something much smaller than that. As I said in the post a Masterforce PH#0000 from Menards was too big for it as was the #000 and #00 in a precision set I bought from Home Depot. Hold on let me upload a photoTSMikeW said:
Greetings,It's an M2 screw, 2mm. You need a 2mm screw driver. Phillips number would be PH#00. We have plenty of screwdriver kits made for consumer electronics that'll have this bit in it. I personally have one of the Titan Tools kits in the front, the bits are soft and it works very well. The iFixit tool kits we carry are great as well.https://www.microcenter.com/product/488462/ifixit-64-bit-driver-kit
They might very well be over tightened but everything I've tried sure seems like it's too big to fit into the very tiny holes on top. As I mentioned I tried #00, #000 and #0000 and they all don't seem to work. This is the bottom plate of the keyboard. I'm trying to open the keyboard up to see if there's damage and to clean it. I'll also probably need to replace the screen and the original issue is a hardware graphical error I'm having though I was hoping cleaning things up might resolve the issue as it correlated with splashing soda on it. (Started a half hour to an hour later)TSMikeW said:
Greetings,#0000 is a 1mm tip, it should be too small for an M.2 and it will just turn or damage the screw itself. I would use a PH00. Apply pressure and it should come out. It's possible the screws are just overtightened by the manufacturer and may be difficult to remove. There are several tricks here. Using a rubber band to push the screwdriver head into and twist can help it grip as an example. Be as careful as you can to void stripping the screw. At the end of the day, there's always the power drill option. 1/32 bit should do it. Strong disclaimer, using a drill is of course risky and can damage the device. If you're not comfortable, please bring it to service for us to help you with it first as you certainly can damage your device.Could ou tell us more about what you're dissembling exactly?
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