Incandescent light bulbs;
External hard drive.
Mild cleaning solution;
Lint free cloth;
Network traffic monitor;
Touching the painted part of the computer case;
Touching an unpainted part of the computer case;
Touching an antistatic wrist strap before touching any computer equipment;
Touching an antistatic mai before touching any computer equipment.
Wipe down the exterior with a lint free, damp soft cloth;
Open the case and chek for any loose connections;
Turn off and remove the power source;
Replace any suspected bad components with known good components.
System File Checker.
A Bios updater;
Device Manager Utility.
It allows for public sharing on the Internet;
It increases the cost of services and repairs;
It minimizes the requirements that are used when hiring new technicians;
It provides reference material for similar problems when such problems are encounterd in the future.
To prevent interference from clothing and loose jewelry;
To equalize the electrical charge between a person and the equipment;
To prevent clothing made of silk, polyester, or wool from generating a static charge;
To draw static electricity away from a component and transfer it safetely from equipment to a grounding point.
Avoid using magnetized tools;
Only use hard tools from the same vendor;
Wear ESD protection to repair monitors in humid environments;
Avoid using ESD wrist straps and ESD mats simultaneously.
Mild abrasive detergent;
Printer toner cartridges.
Antistatic wrist strap;