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I have a Mac Pro laptop. Why am I always getting shocks. I

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I have a Mac Pro laptop. Why am I always getting shocks. I have from the time I bought it. Guess I should have said something about it before this. It's just that I am so over the zapped thing.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
Can you clarify when does this happen and what are you doing when it happens?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Happens anytime I am using computer!
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
Yes but what are you touching, what is the laptop sitting on?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I am touching the laptop; the laptop is sitting in my lap on top of a down comforter
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
The computer power cord has a three prong plug is it plugged into a three pronged outlet?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
I suggest you get a static electricity wristwrap very cheap, if that does not work then I suggest you take it in to Apple if it is not static electricity it can be a danger.

http://www.directron.com/atsw24.html
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
ok, thanks. What is a static electricity strap?
Expert:  Mike replied 5 years ago.
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