[PLUG] [Off-Topic] : laptop hw issue : mild shocks at times

Siddhesh Poyarekar siddhesh.poyarekar at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 00:33:45 IST 2010

On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Ankur Sinha <sanjay.ankur at gmail.com> wrote:
> Of late, I'm receiving electric shocks from the points of my laptop.
> I've googled and it appears to be a grounding issue. The common solution
> is to switch from a 2 pin plug to a 3 pin plug that has an earth pin.
> I'm already using a 3 pin plug. Would anyone know what's causing this?
> Has my power adapter turned faulty?

Merely having a 3-pin plug is not sufficient. The power point you're
connected to needs to be grounded.

Siddhesh Poyarekar

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