Heatsink snapped off help

so i was trying to take the heatsink off the cpu. this computer was very old and dusty so badly that when i tried to slide off the thing that holds the heatsink to the cpu, it cracked off. i was able to take off the heatsink after just unscrewing and beraking the thing that holds it off. how can i get another one that will hold it or am i going to need to buy a new heatsink its an intel pentium btw.
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  1. What PC? What kind of Pentium? Photos?
    Supply me with the needed stuff above & I'll tell you what can be done.
  2. try a local used computer parts store, they often have old dead motherboards laying around for just such a purpose.
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