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One of my MotherBoard standoffs is playing up?

I've managed to screw all of the standoffs into the case that I think correspond to the Mother board... However there is one hole (for a stand off) that goes in and is very loose (I can pull it out/ wiggle it out) whereas all the others are in very tightly and can't be budged. Is it is one of the corners (top left) i'm reluctant to leave it without one... What do you guys recommend I do?

There would be a total of 6 standoffs in the board if I were to miss out the loose one.
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  1. It would seem that the threads in the case are stripped, either during manufacture, or you screwed it in too tight.

    What would *I* do? Just a touch of properly mixed JB Weld and glue that puppy in. Screw it in and let harden for a few hours.
    Why JB Weld? Because I already have some laying around, and it insanely strong.

    That's what *I* would do, anyway.
  2. Would leaving one out cause me any issues?
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    Vavs15 said:
    Would leaving one out cause me any issues?


    Depending on which one it is...maybe. If it's the corner closest to the I/O ports....you are putting pressure on that corner every time you plug something in.

    It will 'probably' be OK, but if it were my system, I'd put it in there, one way or another.
  4. It is indeed that corner
  5. Would any sort of super glue do, or does it be a certain type?
  6. Vavs15 said:
    Would any sort of super glue do, or does it be a certain type?


    Most types of super glue will become brittle after a while. Especially in a hot environment.
    If you do use super glue, get one of the gel varieties. Less chance of running all over where you don't want it.
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