Taking Precautions Against Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)

A note on static electricity

The components inside your system are extremely sensitive to static electricity, also known as electrostatic discharge (ESD). Static electricity can cause irreparable damage to your system; however, if you follow these preventions and precautions, you should prevent such damage.

Static Electricity Preventions
    1. Wear a grounding wrist strap (available at most electronic stores).
    2. Turn off the system power.
    3. Touch the back of the power supply fan, located on the back of the case.
    4. Unplug all cords from the wall outlet.
    5. Remove the case cover.
Static Electricity Precautions
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