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Old November 13, 2010, 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by enaberif View Post
Take out all the other standoffs then just apply some upward pressure to the board and undo the screw.

Motherboards are more flexible than people think and this is usually enough pressure on the board to allow the screws to come out.
Yeah I've had to do that once or twice when I used the wrong threaded screw for the Standoff. Your method is exactally what I did. Once the Screw had upward pressure on it, it came out with ease.

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