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iFixit comes to the rescue for MacBook Pro!

by anonymous 2177

My Problem

Got a new battery for old MacBook Pro (mid-2009) and needed special pentalobe screwdriver to change out the old battery and install the new one. Tried ordering from Amazon, using three different suppliers, all sent wrong size screwdriver which would not work (MacBook Pro uses different size screws from anything else, it seems.)

My Fix

The iFixit Pentalobe Screwdriver for MacBook Pro (mid-2009) arrived and the new battery was in and charging within 10 minutes.

My Advice

MacBook Pro (mid-2009) has unique pentalobe screws for the battery mounts that are not used anywhere else in the universe, it seems. Very, very hard to obtain, unless you go to iFixit.