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Using anti-static wrist strap to ground against laptop

I want to do laptop maintenance and looking to ground myself with an anti-static wrist strap. How, or where, do I ground myself to the laptop? Where can I find a grounding point in order to not make ...
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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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Front USB Port Grounding Issues

I think I have a static electricity problem. I have two computers in my house and a fiancé that wears fuzzy socks. Sometimes, when she plugs in USB devices into the front ports of her desktop ...
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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 ...