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Earthing: Is it important for laptops

I live in a hostel where there is no grounded/earthed connection. Will it harm my laptop or charger?
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Using Anti-Static Wrist Strap - How To Ground With Laptop?

When i want to do laptop maintenance i want to ground myself with anti-static wrist strap. But how do i ground myself to laptop? Where can i find grounding point in order to not make mistake and spoil ...
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Which part of laptop is better to use for discharging static?

I don't like when static zaps me from keyboard or mouse or some random metallic part of casing, so I often touch some grounding before resuming working with the computer. However, it often disrupts ...
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Laptops without ground loop noise

I use my laptop with an external/Pro sound card. The biggest problem I have is that of ground loop/hum/noise when the laptop is plugged in. I don't want to 'lift the earth' fix as this is pretty ...