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Dont know how to unscrew this

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Unfortunately I dont have pictures, but Im trying to take out the the part of my computer case that holds harddrives, and there are these things, dont even know if theyre called screws exactly, but I dont know how to take them out. Theres 2 sides to them, one side looks like a screw head but with a circle in the middle, and the other side is a small circle, looks like a bolt. Its very small and theres many of them all over my computer. As you can probably tell I dont know much about this. So if you could tell me what you think it is I'd really appreciate it.
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Is it a screw or a rivet?
 
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post #3 of 12
Thats a rivet.
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its a rivet (pop rivet). to remove it you're going to need a drill and a drill bit. i believe the right size drill bit is a 1/16'' or a 3/32''
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Quote:
Originally Posted by firebirdjimbo View Post
its a rivet (pop rivet). to remove it you're going to need a drill and a drill bit. i believe the right size drill bit is a 1/16'' or a 3/32''
1/8th, not 1/16th.
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post #6 of 12
1/8" is usually the desired size to remove rivets.
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post #7 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by firebirdjimbo View Post
its a rivet (pop rivet). to remove it you're going to need a drill and a drill bit. i believe the right size drill bit is a 1/16'' or a 3/32''
Uh is that the only way?
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
Thats a rivet.
this.. Use a drill and carefully drill them out.

Quote:
Originally Posted by nachoz View Post
Uh is that the only way?

Edited by Yumyums - 3/26/11 at 1:08pm
post #9 of 12
Its a rivet. Its the only way. Use a 1/8 " drill bit

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post #10 of 12
Why are you taking it out..?
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