I can t see it stopping the laptops switching on. The way to eliminate static electricity is by grounding yourself.
You want to ground yourself to the computer equipment not directly to earth ground which can create a shock hazard and is why anti static wrist straps have 1 megaohms of resistance in series with their grounding clips.
How to get rid of static when building a pc. We should mention that as far as we can tell the problem only seems to occur on systems that have realtek soundware. Work on a hard surface. Just spray on non porous surfaces and wipe clean with a clean dry cloth.
On the newegg video about building a. Static electricity is unlikely to build up in the laptop. Assemble or take apart computers on a clean hard surface to minimize static buildup.
There are lots of ways to do this but probably the easiest way is to wear a grounding bracelet on your wrist. That said if you re experiencing static random cracks and pops or distorted sound in windows 10 try this fix anyway. I hear people say to put the psu in the case and plug it in but leave it off but others say you just need to touch a unpainted surface of metal on your case.
Alternatively you can make your own by mixing liquid fabric softener with water. It will be grounded. Your computer should never be placed on a surface such as carpet a blanket or a towel when performing any action that requires you to ground yourself.
The users may be charged up and if that is the cause ask them to touch an earthing point before touching the laptop. Static can build up between moving objects such as people walking across nylon carpets etc. By the time you re ready to install the psu all the important parts should already be installed.
You should work barefoot in short sleeves and not wear any wool or nylon sweater. Before you re completely thrown off the idea of venturing inside your pc chassis it s actually really simple to ensure you re not handling any unwanted static charge. Then just touch your power supply every now and then to discharge static electricity.
Here are some handy tips. Then you connect the bracelet to something grounded like a copper pipe or the center screw on a wall outlet s face plate. You can pick up anti static spray in most mega marts hardware stores electronics stores and many places you buy your normal cleaning supplies from.
You don t have to be completely paranoid about static electricity and there s no need to go overboard and buy an antistatic mat. The good news is you can fix sound distortion and static in windows 10 by tweaking your sound settings. Whether you re building your own computer installing new ram or upgrading your pc s components you ll be opening it up and touching sensitive electronics components while doing this you should be careful of static electricity which can harm your computer.
A table countertop or a plank of wood will work fine. You can always plug in your power supply but not turn it on.