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It very well could be that. Try taking it outside of the anti static bag. Why are you running it in there anyways?
well cuz under the hard drive is an exposed circuit board and im afraid something that conducts electricity will touch the solder points and cause some magic smoke to happen!
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well cuz under the hard drive is an exposed circuit board and im afraid something that conducts electricity will touch the solder points and cause some magic smoke to happen!
Let it be on the table upside down.
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well cuz under the hard drive is an exposed circuit board and im afraid something that conducts electricity will touch the solder points and cause some magic smoke to happen!
Your hdd would be fine if it was laying on a table running. I have run them on chairs before with no problem. But if you are that paranoid then just run it on top of the bag.
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I run mine upside down if running out side of case
 
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