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mind posting a pic of it so we can get a better idea on how bad it is?
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mind posting a pic of it so we can get a better idea on how bad it is?
Hold on, 2 minutes gotta uninstall it.
    
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Its already been 4 minutes!?!?!?!?

edit: try everything everyone has been recommending and as a last resort you could break the head off and just take the back plate off with the screw still in the heatsink, then remove it with needle nose pliers
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These photos made me LOL so hard..
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I guess the photos aren't of the highest quality haha. Sorry thats the only camera I have right now.
    
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I guess the photos aren't of the highest quality haha. Sorry thats the only camera I have right now.
I think any one that doesn't understand what a screw with out threads is shouldn't be trying to help you.

Thruth is when ever this happens to me i normally take a drill and using a small bit drill a hole into the center of the screw till it cracks. when it does you can remove it and replace it.

problem is these are to small i have no idea how your going to get it done..

Maybe removing every other screw and twisting the back plate?


(Are you even using the proper screw driver [as in proper size?]
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Oh man, for a sec I thought my eyes needed glasses. whew, good thing it isn't me. lol
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I think any one that doesn't understand what a screw with out threads is shouldn't be trying to help you.

Seeing how bad the damage is doesn't hurt..
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I think any one that doesn't understand what a screw with out threads is shouldn't be trying to help you.

Thruth is when ever this happens to me i normally take a drill and using a small bit drill a hole into the center of the screw till it cracks. when it does you can remove it and replace it.

problem is these are to small i have no idea how your going to get it done..

Maybe removing every other screw and twisting the back plate?


(Are you even using the proper screw driver [as in proper size?]
I DID try using a flathead small one once or twice but gave up.

Taking all other screws off was my first idea but the thing is it's 3 screws that all have their threads dying or whatever. I don't have a drill, and I can't get one. Should I get that kit on Amazon?
    
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