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STATIC!!!! Get that away from ur PC!! Look at the link in my sig!!
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I don't get it...wouldn't EVERY Euro PC be shocking people without anything being grounded?
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post #33 of 36
Also it is happening to my case. I made a thread a while ago if I remember... no one got to the bottom of it.

I'm in the UK and there is a ground, which is part of the discussion on the third page.
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post #34 of 36
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Originally Posted by Lozza
Also it is happening to my case. I made a thread a while ago if I remember... no one got to the bottom of it.

I'm in the UK and there is a ground, which is part of the discussion on the third page.

No spare PSU laying around to test out my theory?
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post #35 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by FrankenPC
I don't get it...wouldn't EVERY Euro PC be shocking people without anything being grounded?
The ground is not a hot wire, you can touch it. In most cases it is left without insulition around it, because it is only used for the rare times when the curent needs somewhere to go, like if something shorts out.
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post #36 of 36
Didn`t I read earlier in this thread that the UK had three wire plugs, and that one of the wires was a ground wire? If that`s true, then it would make sense to ground the case to the ground wire in the plug to protect the user from becoming a path to ground, just like here in the good `ole USA. Like someone said earlier, his case must not be grounded and something hot is touching it and giving him a zap.
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