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Holder on the window End of the slider on the window

I'm a college kid trying to sneak my boyfriend in my dorm window. The first section is the holder on the window, the second part is the end of the slider on the window. All I have to do is disconnect the slider. This looks definitely like a modification and is not integrated into the original piece.

Thank you :)

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    Not a home improvement question. Rather the reverse, actually. – keshlam Sep 23 '15 at 22:12
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    Reduced to what screws are these?, would be a valid question (and most assuredly a dupe) but this version is much more fun. – Mazura Sep 24 '15 at 3:33
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    Rose, while the brutal honesty of this question is hilarious, I would advise you to consider the very real possibility of property damage. What if you were to drop the window, worse what if you drop it on something else like a car or a person? Legal repercussions are also an issue; I'm pretty sure this would at the very least count as vandalism, which while only a misdemeanor can seriously stymie up your life at the University. Might I suggest an SUV with fold down seats? – Sidney Sep 24 '15 at 15:43
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We were all young once. You need a Torx screwdriver of the appropriate size https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torx

Actually due to the pin in the middle it is more technically security Torx. Harbour Freight will get you out of trouble cheaply.

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    Suggesting to, or helping someone, defeat a tamper-resistant screw is REALLY poor advice. – Speedy Petey Sep 24 '15 at 2:45
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    Why? Security through obscurity is no security at all – micmcg Sep 24 '15 at 2:56
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    Or to phrase it another way, if all that was standing between her and unscrewing those screws was knowing which bit to use, I haven't done anything more than sped up the inevitable. – micmcg Sep 24 '15 at 3:04
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    Torx are not tamper-resistant, they're just annoying. However, giving advice for how to climb through a window is questionable. But, if you didn't learn how to defeat every single TR fastener on the planet in college, you weren't paying enough attention. – Mazura Sep 24 '15 at 3:43
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    Alternatively to using a security torx, just drill out the center pin and use a standard torx. – Steven Sep 24 '15 at 13:21

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