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How can I remove stubborn bottom case screws


I know this question has been asked many times. I have read them all. I am desperate to remove two screws off the bottom case of my MacBook Air. They simply wont budge. I have absolutely no idea what I can do next.

I bought the screw extractors on iFixt but that did not help even though they are great quality. I don't have much money and therefore wont be able to buy another tool. I cannot afford to break my macbook air as I wont be able to pay for another one.

Please Help :) Any help is much appreciated.

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In all honesty, I would take it to an apple repair shop and ask them nicely to see if they will try to remove the screws for you. You may get lucky and they will not charge you. I am assuming that you are using the correct proprietary tool that apple has to remove these screws? If the head of the screws are stripped then I have used a dremmel in the past to make a cut to the head of the screws and then use a flat-head screw driver to unscrew it. I hope you haven't stripped the head because that would make it very difficult. Hope this helps!

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What is the issue with removing the screws? Are they too tight, or stripped?

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