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Question Wanna change thermal paste but cant remove stock cooler

Jun 3, 2020
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Im using i7-4770k with intel stock cooler and i cant remove cooler pins. Im turning them counterclockwise but they turn only 45 degrees. I checked some videos and people turn it by 90 degrees but i cant and it doesnt go off with 45 degrees. Any advice?
 

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