M.2 SSD screw

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M2x3mm screw, 3.3mm thread pitch. (CM2X3-3.3)

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You might find some inside an old laptop if you're lucky.
 

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I guess you could, in a pinch, use a dab of hot glue to secure the drive down until you manage to find a suitable screw. Slot the drive in place, then push it down onto the standoff and put a small dab of glue across the screw terminal.

How hot do modern M.2's get on that side of the board anyway? I doubt hot enough to cause an issue and to re-melt the glue should you go this temporary route
 

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Take it off an old laptop. Normally WiFi card has one
 

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Ran into the same issue. My first HP NVMe came with the screw and a little screw driver. But it seem that all these are being dropped. Good luck finding one at a computer shop, I know our tech department ran out of these a while ago, before Covid hit.

I came upon 2 links -
https://www.amazon.com/SGTKJSJS-M-2-Screw-NVMe-Mounting/dp/B07Q3DLCJ4 (might be a duplicate from post above)

Post edit: LOL, it's for the same thing :-D
 

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Between these screws and brackets for Dell laptops, I've never seen challenges like these to fit a hard drive in the time I ran a support business some years back.
 

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I tell you, its bad. These tiny screws are like nothing else in the computer or laptop cases. And no, the OEM do not supply spare screws.
 

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Ran into the same issue. My first HP NVMe came with the screw and a little screw driver. But it seem that all these are being dropped. Good luck finding one at a computer shop, I know our tech department ran out of these a while ago, before Covid hit.

I came upon 2 links -
https://www.amazon.com/SGTKJSJS-M-2-Screw-NVMe-Mounting/dp/B07Q3DLCJ4 (might be a duplicate from post above)

Post edit: LOL, it's for the same thing :-D
Finding any screws for PCs in SA is difficult, I need to put some fan screws that actually work nicely compared to the horribly soft stuff that deform when you start screwing them in
 

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You could try Mantech electronics they do have a wide selection of screws. I bought these a while back for a turntable, suppose you can cut them down as required.
 

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It's the most impossible thing to find, I always end up using small screws from dead laptops.
You can get them on amazon but that means importing things.
This country is so messed up I can't even get a set of screws without shopping international.
 

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Try these guys. They keep all kinds of weird and hard to find stuff:

 
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