Question Need help with removing stuck screws from standoff

TheHeavensRise

Honorable
Mar 26, 2013
98
0
10,630
0
I know what to do. GRIP the standoff with pliers and unscrew it with screwdriver. But even as I do this, the standoff keeps spinning. What am I doing wrong here?
 

popatim

Titan
Moderator
If the standoff is stuck on the backside of the motherboard then I use a socket&wrench to hold it in place and then, if a screwdriver isn't enough to free it up, another socket or nut driver on the screwhead.
 

popatim

Titan
Moderator
If the standoff is stuck to the motherboard tray, Usually pressing up brom the backside while you unscrew it is enough to get it to catch and then unscrew. Usually I use whatever coin is my pocket and press the flat side (heads/tails) to the screw with my thumb.
 

ASK THE COMMUNITY

TRENDING THREADS