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Originally Posted by bombastinator View Post

it's the corner screw near the CPU plate, and surrounded by fans on rubber bolts that will probably break if i take them out. Hard to get much leverage.

Well if youre feeling really confident then just pull up on the CPU heatsink. Totally up to you but I'd rather put a bit of force on the heatsink than risk driving a dremel through the board. To each his own. Either way I wish you luck.
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Well if youre feeling really confident then just pull up on the CPU heatsink. Totally up to you but I'd rather put a bit of force on the heatsink than risk driving a dremel through the board. To each his own. Either way I wish you luck.

I;d have to reattach it again. I think I;m going to have to build some sort of reaching tool out of a coat hanger or something
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can you get thin nosed pliers into it? sometimes i'll hold the standoff with them while unscrewing. depends where it is though.
post #14 of 15
This is caused by using the incorrect screw as the threads are not the same. I had the same issue before.
latelesley is correct on this, thats how i got mine off.
    
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That or a misthread. At any rate it;s off now. Thanks all smile.gif
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