How do I ground to my laptop? Tags: Laptops Desktops Last response: August 22, 2009 9:02 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share Anonymous a b D Laptop August 21, 2009 2:42:05 PM It seems relatively easy to hold/lean onto a the unpainted part of a desktop case but what should I do if I want to work with my laptop? I need to install a new hard drive. More about : ground laptop frozenlead a b D Laptop August 21, 2009 4:08:45 PM What do you mean hold or lean onto? Why does your notebook need to be grounded? What does a hard disk have to do with any of this? Anonymous a b D Laptop August 22, 2009 2:14:46 PM frozenlead said:What do you mean hold or lean onto? Why does your notebook need to be grounded? What does a hard disk have to do with any of this? i never said my laptop needed to be grounded I said "I" needed to be grounded "to" it . . . i wanted to replace the hard drive in it and I was worried about esd but it doesn't matter anyway it's done. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer frozenlead a b D Laptop August 22, 2009 9:02:20 PM Your notebook is shielded from any ESD you can give it already - underneath it's plastic exterior is a layer of metal in some form or another. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to recover data from an external HDD when it saw the ground Forum Ground loop/hum with USB headset on a laptop Forum Back ground pics for laptop Forum 3rd LCD monitor broken, UPS without ground ?! Forum Need ground in house what should i do? Forum No electric ground for computer Forum Computer won't start NOTHING AT ALL ground problem? Forum New comp. from the ground up Forum Input Requested for Ground -up Build Forum preventing ground loops Forum Help solving ground problems Forum Computer won't start after moving it from table to the ground . Forum How do you ground yourself? Forum How can i put quake 2 ground zero on win 7 Forum First Ground up CAD/Gamer System build-review Forum Gaming laptop under 1000 Forum Need help in choosing a laptop Forum My review of the Dell XPS M1730 Gaming Laptop Forum Best laptop Forum Need new laptop ( which brand ) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !