Electric current trogh my pc case

Hi I have a really weak barely noticable electric current over my case. I can only feel it on the back of the case (not on the top or the sides) and where it is a small scratch on the paint. I noticed this more than a year from now and the pc runs fine but should I be worried by this?
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  1. You should definitely be concerned, it means that your PC is not grounded. I recommend that you plug it into a grounded outlet or install one if you don't have any. It's very risky to run it like this, especially since you could shock yourself or you could damage sensitive hardware.
  2. Go get one of those inexpensive testers you plug in the outlet with 3 lights/LEDs. They will indicate if there is a wiring issue and the cost less than $10.
  3. why were you rubbing your lips on the back of your pc???????????????????
  4. mcnumpty23 said:
    why were you rubbing your lips on the back of your pc???????????????????

    because I got static from my pc I I decided to check if there is something and as it turns out it is.
  5. rubbing your lips on something to see if its working

    :??:

    not even going there ;)
  6. Good thing it wasn't the HOT AC (ie statesside = 120VAC). If it was your wife/girlfriend would be kissing bare teeth as lips would have vanished in a puff of smoke.
  7. open the case and see whats leaking current. sounds like your motherboard or a power lead is earthing against the chassis.
  8. ^ If the system was properly grounded, and a power lead is shorted to the case - his problem would not be a "Hot" case, it would be a burning small
  9. HEXiT said:
    open the case and see whats leaking current. sounds like your motherboard or a power lead is earthing against the chassis.

    I checked this before posting. Everything seems perfectly fine.
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