Why is a ground connection important?

Last modified on August 14th, 2012 at 12:00 am

Why is a ground connection through the use of a wrist strap or floor mat important when working with computer components?

A) Modern personal computers require a constant ground point to prevent data loss.

B) The ground connection protects against electrocution during the maintenance process.

C) The ground connection normalizes the electrical potential between the technician and the components, minimizing the chances of static electricity discharge.

D) The use of a grounding strap is a myth. Ground straps provide no practical use.

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