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How to take retension screws back off zalman aio cooler? Need answer quick!

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hi, i got a zalman aio and somehow i used the wrong screws that screw into the backplate with the little hollow metal screws, how do i remove it and replace then with the correct retention screws?

 

Thanks!

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post #2 of 8
You mean without taking the whole thing off? Don't think you can....
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1 min, will take a pic

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post #4 of 8
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i am talking about what the screwdriver is touching on the pump, i need to replace all of them with the other included ones

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post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 

does anyone know how to remove these???

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post #6 of 8
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ok, i figured how to do it myself.

 

it ws really ghetto but what i did was take zipties and put them under the tabs, then they slid right out biggrin.gif

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tongue.gif you did better than I did when I put the wrong ones in my antec kuhler 920, looks practically the same as yours. I think 99% of all these CLC's are made by asetek. I just hit the small of the screw isharply with the top of the handle of the screwdriver.
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post #8 of 8
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ya i was sitting around for like 2 hours then i decided to go ghetto lol, thi thread would be helpful for those people who have that same problem

 

and ya, i but my cousins computer with that cooler and comparing the 2, they are identical except for the rad and a few little things on the pump

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