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Old 02-09-2006, 07:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Word of advice... Make sure you Spray compressed air in side that case and all the components to ensure that you don't have any metal shards / fragments touching motherboard & such...

That could be disaster...
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Old 02-09-2006, 08:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
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snt even putting a magnet near a computer a bad idea..?
Not really, Magnets are only dangerious near computers if they are unusally strong and if you make contact with the components. It won't matter if you touch a screw to it.
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Old 02-09-2006, 08:03 PM   #13 (permalink)
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this is annoying. i dont have any magnets that i know of, and this thinkg wont come out.i want to play bf2 but i cant without this fan running
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use a TINY drill bit and drill out the entire screw and/or hole. Just obliterate it with a bit. That oughta get it out.
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Old 02-09-2006, 08:13 PM   #15 (permalink)
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by drill bit u mean drill INTO the screw? u think this will get it to come out?
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Old 02-09-2006, 08:16 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Yes.
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Also, may i recommend taking, "Intro to Tools 101".
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Old 02-09-2006, 08:27 PM   #18 (permalink)
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well, drilling into the screw didnt work. i could not get all the way into it and it wasnt doing anything anway.
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Old 02-10-2006, 01:14 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Well......If you don't have a sharp/new drill bit, It will be dam near impossible to drill it(metal) out. If you don't want to buy a new drill bit or a screw extractor from the store, You better use Anger and Violence on it!! Just rip that piece of **** out of there with brute force, Bend it back and forth until it breaks off, Then use a pliers or vise grips on the remaining corner or screw

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Old 02-10-2006, 02:41 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Use your Dremel to grind the head of the screw off. Remove the screw part after you take the fan out.
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