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Posted · Original PosterOP

Whike trying to upgrade my crappy motherboard I ran into a problem, THIS PESKY ******* SCREW! It seems to have been installed defected, as the pattern inside has worn out...

If anyone has any suggestions on how to get it out, I would appriciate it!

Thanks 

-AlonE

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If its a screw where the head has been stripped, put a rubber band over it and press down with the screwdriver and turn. it'll be the easiest way to get the screw out.


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isnt the outside of the screw a hexagon? I dunno but 8mm(i think) wrench should fit on it normally...You can also always try using pliers but just be careful


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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 minutes ago, Mixzzz said:

isnt the outside of the screw a hexagon? I dunno but 8mm(i think) wrench should fit on it normally...You can also always try using pliers but just be careful

Its a positive screw

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3 minutes ago, AlonE said:

Its a positive screw

You can also try screwing out the standoff from the case with small pliers...


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If the stand-offs to that mobo are removable, try and get a small wrench/pliers under there, unscrew it from the case, then use the standoff to unscrew it. 


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1 minute ago, Mixzzz said:

You can also try screwing out the standoff from the case with small pliers...

^^ Got to it first :(


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Theres a reason why I like these screws c10e9ef7a3.jpg


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