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Originally Posted by xyeLz View Post
No I don't. Where can I get one?

This is stupid.
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post #12 of 41
Thread Starter 
Hilarious.
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Is it the screws next to/in between the DVI connectors or above them (closer to the vent)?

Which of the screws:
Edited by razr m3 - 2/10/11 at 5:42pm
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post #14 of 41
I lol'd @ the hammer

Did you try a pair of needle nose pliers? to grab and twist it out?
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post #15 of 41
Or you could drill a hole right into the screw to get the head to fall off. Worked great when I was trying to pull off the heatsink from a GTX 470.

Here's a thread I made when I had stripped-screw problems: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/8985...gtx-470-a.html
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post #16 of 41
Try pliers if you can get a grip on it.

If not, you can also go buy some Gorilla glue or Krazy glue and glue the end of the screwdriver into the bolt. Wait until the glue dries well and be gentle but firm when you twist. Use a bit of weight but not enough to do any damage and put something firm under the card when you do it. You'll be able to chip any glue residue off the screwdriver afterward.

I've free'd many a stripped screw with this method before.
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post #17 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Geemaa View Post
Did you try a pair of needle nose pliers? to grab and twist it out?
This worked for me when one of the spring screws started to strip for my backplate install.
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post #18 of 41
Buy a screw extractor. They sell the bits etc at Sears and most hardware stores. Grabbing a kit is great for around the house etc.



http://www.sears.com/shc/s/search_10...=1297389421590

This kit is nice has smaller sizes w/ drill bits.
Edited by BigFrank - 2/10/11 at 6:01pm
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post #19 of 41
I always just drill the head off.
    
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post #20 of 41
Yeah just drill it out, it's not like that screw is structurally important.
    
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