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Old 08-07-2005, 01:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm going to remove a modem from a computer I just bought. Where can I store it while I'm not using it?

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Old 08-07-2005, 02:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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By the book, it should be kept in an anti-static bag (like the ones that new components are packed in), and in a box out of harms way

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Old 08-07-2005, 02:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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DONT wear socks when u pull it out... try to be touching the case at all times... AND grab the edges not the acutly card ...
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Old 08-07-2005, 07:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 08-07-2005, 08:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have stuff laying around on desks, nothing has hurt it (yet)

Technically you're supposed to do all the anti static stuff. I think a box is fine.
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Old 08-07-2005, 08:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I usually just save those Anti-Static bags when I buy new components. But I think you'll be fine if you just put in in a box, and dont put it near any other electronics.

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