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Drilling out screwheads, not screwing the screw in!

Recently bought this, have charged it and started to put together a bookcase. First two screws brilliant, the next two the screws don't move at all and all I seem to have done is drilled out the top of the screw. This is the first power tool I've ever used so it's probably operator error but I have no idea what that error is! Can anyone help. Bookcase is soft pine so I'm not trying to go through hardwood and yes, the screws were lined up properly.

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