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Eliminating static electricity

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This isn't exactly a hardware question, but I'd like some general advice on how to avoid this. You see, some days I find that I've built up a static charge somehow, and frequently when I touch objects I'll get a little "zot!". It's quite bothersome, but the worst is when it happens while I'm at my laptop.

Last night I received a couple of big stings. I'd like to figure out how to avoid this. I've heard of the trick of touching a grounded metal object, and also to touch the computer casing before touching the rest of the computer, but it hasn't been working.

Is there a chance that there is a problem with the built-in keyboard? I can see more metal parts beneath the keys than I see on most peripheral keyboards, and it makes me wonder.
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01 – Radien – [Static Electricity]
22nd Feb 2006

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