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I have a Philips Fw-v537 VCD Mini Hifi System. This is not working now. I took it to the service center & it is powere on now. I am not able to open the System with regular Star Screw driver. What is the name of the screw driver for opening this system. It seems to be 6 pointer star. Sound is not coming in. The Service Guys are charging me a bomb to repair this system now.

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  • HW_Dude
    HW_Dude May 11, 2010

    It could be a Torx bit you need. Be aware there is quite a variety of these around.

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