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Windows 7: removing screws with a round hole in them

23 May 2010   #21
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windo7 View Post
hi mellonhead,

Yes I know that, which is why I said its alot of work. No I'm not going to bother to drill them out. I'm not that patient when it comes to things like this.
Ah, okay. Well, maybe it's time for a new case? Some of the new ones have some great drive mounting options, and some aren't even all that expensive. :)

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23 May 2010   #22

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

You can get adapters to enable you to fit 3 or 2 drives into a 5 drive bay. You could even make your own. This is the sort of thing I'm on about. These are from Maplin, a UK company, but you should be able to find something similar from where you are.

Hard Disk Drive Fixing Kit : Hard Drive Accessories : Maplin

Edit: My personal preference in your situation would be a new case.
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23 May 2010   #23

xp sp2

Oh thats good. UK is in the Europe which means that I dont have to pay customs

Haha yeah its time for a new everything really. I started off with the processor, then the cooling system to handle the bigger processor, then the graphics card and now its back to the cooling for the harddisks. I dont like the idea of having just a single harddisk. Otherwise I'd replace them both with a larger newer one.

Thank you all for all your advise, tips and help :)
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23 May 2010   #24

windows 7

yea you have to drill or grind the top off a rivet to remove them and you can replace them after you finish your upgrade or mod
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