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stripped pentalobe screw (head is gone)

The head of one of the screws is completely gone. I actually took it to an apple store and the guy couldn't take it out. I considered using superglue and a screw (what kind of screw) but i have yet to try it because the area is so tiny im afraid of supergluing a screw onto my macbook..

Here is an image of what it looks like. It's indented.

http://imgur.com/a/WMkLC

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There are a few different ways one can attack a problem like this. Looking at your image its clear the head is pretty much gone ;-{

Personally I would pull out my small jewelers drill and drill out the top of the head so I could get the cover off. Then I would use the jewelers drill chuck to grab the edge of whats left and then use a heavy duty soldering iron to heat the jaws of the jewelers drills chuck to transfer the heat to the screw softening the screw seal within the hole and carefully back out the screw.

I've done this a few times and have learned it takes a bit of time get it to heat up and you only have one shot!

Here's some other ways: How to Remove a Stripped Screw

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