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Need P5 Security Driver or Bits

I was changing the trackpad on a MBP A1398 and found a couple of P5 security screws. Do you carry the bits or drivers for it?

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I used a small flat head and broke the pins off.

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I have opened up several other Retinas but have only seen the security screws on a high end i7 with a 16 GB, 750GB SSD. Wonder if it's a BTO thing?

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All of them have 16GB now, so this RAM capacity is no longer BTO. All new Retinas have it now. The only thing making them BTO now is the 750GB SSD these days. 750GB is only on the dedicated GPU model. The iGPU model either has 256GB(standard), 512GB(BTO) or 1TB(BTO). On the AMD model, it's 512GB(standard) and 1TB(BTO). What it sounds like is these are 1TB class SSD's with firmware designated space so when the NAND flash starts to degrade, it has fallback room. It also likely has to do with the recovery partitions on these MacBooks. Yes, the iGPU model really has better storage options for half the price, and Iris Pro is no joke. I know someone who has a 2012. That thing is nice, from how he puts it. He wishes he went with 16GB and has done so for a while. Figured I'd pass that on so you can figure out if this is a standard thing, or BTO only issue.

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We carry a P5 bit here and a P5 driver here.

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SECURITY Bits and drivers. Ones with a pin in the middle used for the battery screws.

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Unfortunately, we don't carry any P5 screwdrivers with the security drilling. In fact, you may have unearthed a new screw! Can you provide some more details on which A1398 you're working on, and maybe even send a picture of the screw?

In the meantime, I'll see what I can come up with for security drilling on that driver.

Update (10/14/2015)

I think the screw that you're looking for is just a regular Torx T5. The glare on it makes it look like it has a security pin, but I successfully removed all the screws here with just a Torx T5. In fact, the standard for security drilling on Torx bits only goes down to a T6.

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The reason you didn't find it is because you didn't take the battery out.

Apple MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.7 15" Retina 2012 Specs

Identifiers: Retina Mid-2012 - MD831LL/A - MacBookPro10,1 - A1398 - 2512 I'd post you a photo but all I get when I try to edit my question and hit the images icon is a spinning white circle, ( another bug?) I did get the image uploaded to my iFixit account, I just can't put it on Meta.

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I've got a mid 2012 Retina MBP here with the battery removed, and the only screws that I'm seeing on the trackpad are regular Phillips screws. Perhaps Apple changed the screw since this model was released without telling anyone? If the image uploader isn't working, could you include a link to the image? We've taken one of these apart before, but it still only had phillips screws in there https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/ig... . I'm really curious/worried if your model is different.

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@mayer - you found a bug. Working on a fix now.

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Brett, here's a picture of the battery security screw: https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/2617...

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Brett,on your Update (10/14/2015) - I guess I'm just delusional. The pin isn't really there, the picture must be PhotoShopped. By the way the tech that works for me is also delusional. I certainly hope you are not in customer relations. I have uploaded another jpeg of the other delusional screw.

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