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 Post subject: Static electricity - oops!
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:51 am 
Coppermine
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This won't happen again, as I moved the location of my desktop. I accidentally touched my desktop and discharged a small amount of static electricity. It immediately turned off. I reboot it ( it asked if I wanted to start it up normally, which I did) and everything seems fine.

What are the odds there isn't some issue that will pop up in a few weeks or months? Is there anyway to check now?


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 Post subject: Re: Static electricity - oops!
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:02 pm 
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Pretty good and no.


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 Post subject: Re: Static electricity - oops!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:03 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Static electricity - oops!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:11 am 
Coppermine
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kleinkinstein wrote:
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Very cool! Where did you find that?


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 Post subject: Re: Static electricity - oops!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:16 pm 
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Stephen wrote:
Very cool! Where did you find that?

Agreed. Funny as heck! :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Static electricity - oops!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:20 pm 
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Stephen wrote:
What are the odds there isn't some issue that will pop up in a few weeks or months? Is there anyway to check now?

If the static blew up something, it would show immediately. And what you touched is a factor in worrying or not. If you touched your case, you don't have to worry (the case is effective ground).


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 Post subject: Re: Static electricity - oops!
PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:12 am 
Coppermine
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LatiosXT wrote:
Stephen wrote:
What are the odds there isn't some issue that will pop up in a few weeks or months? Is there anyway to check now?

If the static blew up something, it would show immediately. And what you touched is a factor in worrying or not. If you touched your case, you don't have to worry (the case is effective ground).


I touched the case. It concerned me when the pc immediately shut off. Sounds like I don't need to worry.


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