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The iron needs a new power cord; however, the screw at the back of the iron seems to need a hollow star driver. What tool do I need?

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You've identified it in your question. These screws are just one type of so-called "security" screws (there are many others) that are designed to be turned only with a driver that matches the head. You can often get these screws to turn with a small flat-blade driver, provided it's a tight fit. Or you can buy the proper tool, of course.
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