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Old 11-14-2008, 11:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Will magnet screwdrivers damage computer parts? never used one but thought about it...
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I use a slightly magnetized one... i drop screws every two seconds, so it's really helpful for me... dunno if there's any risk with that, but i've been fine.
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Old 11-14-2008, 12:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i drop screws alot of times also, just didnt know if it was safe to use one.
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I use one all the time...have one every PC i've worked on...havent had any problems with one at all.
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Old 11-14-2008, 06:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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A strong magnetic field could be disruptive, but as low power as those screwdrivers,don't even worry about it.
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This has been asked a couple times before. It is fine to use them.
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It might be slightly safer not to, but I'm definitely not willing to try to put the motherboard screws in without a magnetic screwdriver. I've used a magnetic one plenty of times, nothing ever happened.
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