What do I do with all of the little tabs on the motherboard faceplate? Tags: Homebuilt Motherboards Systems Last response: February 14, 2010 3:07 AM in Systems Share chocoboat February 14, 2010 1:30:24 AM Am I supposed to break these things off? Fold them in? Bend them out? Leave them alone? Why do these exist and what am I supposed to do with them? More about : tabs motherboard faceplate p1n3apqlexpr3ss a b V Motherboard February 14, 2010 2:19:58 AM Put it the gap in your case where the motherboard sits... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMKGiAekypY look at that video or this guide: http://www.pcguide.com/byop/byop_InstallingtheNewIOShie... Theyll show you what to do with it m 0 l r-sky February 14, 2010 3:05:38 AM Those tabs are for grounding... Leave them be. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer p1n3apqlexpr3ss a b V Motherboard February 14, 2010 3:07:54 AM r-sky said:Those tabs are for grounding... Leave them be. What are you on? its the i/o shield... not the mobo standoffs... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat do I do with these little metal tabs? Forum SolvedCan the foam betwrrn the two layers of the faceplate for the motherboard disrupt Forum Is it normal to facebook slow down a little bit my chrome while open tabs? Forum What is this little bugger I found bridged in my motherboard? Forum SolvedMy little sisters Galaxy Tab 3 is really slow! How do I make it faster? Forum Motherboard I/O shield tabs causing problems Forum What should I do with the sticking out I/O shield tabs? Forum Can't get the lid off of my motherboard to change the battery. Seems to want to slide back to release from some tabs at the f Forum SolvedSpilled a little water on my laptops touch pad.What to do now? Forum SolvedWhat is this little screw that i found while building my new pc? Forum SolvedWhat if my ram timing is of by a little Forum Solvedpc ussers i need a little help what is better R9 290X DirectCU II OC Or Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti WindForce Forum Solveda little help for i5 4670k motherboard ? Forum SolvedWhat case? Im a little hesitant Forum SolvedPunched a little hole on motherboard? Forum SolvedA little help please. Previous motherboard burnt out, suggestions on a replacement? Forum I/O shield tabs lost on motherboard Forum Tri Sli but only one card has two gold finger tabs What next? Forum Insert board into new case (What to do with this little irons?) Forum SolvedWhat motherboard goes best with a 4670k i5 and a 280x or 290x Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !