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[solved]h50 backplate won't come off! major help needed

post #1 of 16
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How do I remove an h50 backplate? it is seriously stuck and wont come off !!!it has those 2 "stickers" that glue the mobo and the backplate together.

Please help!
Edited by enri95 - 1/3/11 at 11:48am
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post #2 of 16
i had the same problem

use a hairdryer to soften the adhesive and then pry it off with a flathead or something, should come off easy

just be careful when you're applying force
post #3 of 16
Get a knife and wedge it in there. I just had to do this with a mobo I sold. That stuff was like concrete after it sat for a while. Definitely won't use it again.
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post #4 of 16
Just peel it off VERY slowly, I had to do the same thing when I RMA'd my mobo. Just take your time and it will come off. You have to pull pretty hard but dont worry you wont brake the bracket.
 
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post #5 of 16
I just had to take mine off last week.
Pull hard, use a hairdryer. The backplate didn't break but some glue stayed behind
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Originally Posted by Winrahr View Post
I just had to take mine off last week.
Pull hard, use a hairdryer. The backplate didn't break but some glue stayed behind
Same thing happened to me when I removed my old H50 lol


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post #7 of 16
Yeah, use a hair dryer to soften the glue and everything and pull on it. I used to use the sticky stuff but now i don't even use it when mounting my h50 anymore.
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post #8 of 16
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I used a knife (iwas extremely careful ) but there is remaining of the glue on the mobo .

I am selling the mobo , do you think he will accept it with glue on the back ?

By the way it is a cheap mobo , the h50 costs more lol

I really hope the mobo is ok coz im too lazy to test again
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post #9 of 16
Get some rubbing alcohol and a wash cloth, the glue will rub right off.
 
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post #10 of 16
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I am not bothering to remove glue (its dangerous ) Im pretty sure he will accept it coz im selling it with 3gb of ram for just $40. and if he doesnt want it ill find someone else(anyone in in NYC want it?) lga775 micro, 3gb ram ddr2?
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