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How can I discharge static electricity?

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Yeah... this must be important... we are always messing with our computers...
So we(newbies) need to know how to discharge it out of ourselves...!
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post #2 of 11
Touch a metal case.
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When working on a computer you should always wear fluffy material and material that gets very staticy. j\\k.... Touch the metal inside your case and make sure you are grounded...
    
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post #4 of 11
Anti-static bands are ftw as well. So you don't have to remember to touch the case.
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post #5 of 11
Technically it's recommended to have an anti-static mat but no one really ever uses them. I usually just go right at it and not even worry about. While I probably should just to be safe.

Also...don't use magnetic screwdrivers on your HDD.
post #6 of 11
I just answered one of these like an hour ago...

Diff thread too!!
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post #7 of 11
theres a thread for this already
    
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post #8 of 11
"Touch a metal case" that is plugged in! touching an electrical device that is not grounded could actually charge you up more. the reason is most electrical devices, body is earth, this is then connected to the ground in your electrical system. If you have radiators in your house some bear meatal is also good.
    
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post #9 of 11
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When you say "grounded" this mean that I have to be in contact with the floor?
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post #10 of 11
Just touch your case and don't walk on or touch anything furry/fabricy after that.
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