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How To Avoid ESD Damage

Published Jul 18, 2023

The video discusses how to prevent electrostatic discharge damage to your computer. ESD occurs when there is a sudden flow of electricity between two objects with different charges. Components in a computer are sensitive to ESD and can be damaged. The best prevention method is to use grounding tools like a wrist strap, mat, or table. If not available, disconnect all cables, cords, and batteries before opening the computer and touch an unpainted metal surface to reach zero potential. Avoid wearing clothing that conducts static electricity and remove metal jewelry. Collect all necessary tools before starting work and consider standing to avoid generating static.