Question Accidentally bent tabs on i/o shield between shield and connectors?

Aug 7, 2020
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I just did some research and apparently my io shield tabs managed to go BETWEEN the back of the shield and the ethernet adapter mouse/keyboard etc, ports.

Is there any way i can get those back out, outside unhooking my entire motherboard, unscrewing it and bending them back? Or are they fine just there? Its basically 'swollen out' by which I mean its similar to putting a piece of plastic or something under it.

I would REALLY prefer not to have a game of 'oh sh i didnt plug this cord in, that cord' as i am a novice to pc maintenance so im a little skittish, as i got this pc used about 2 years ago and its working fine still.
 
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