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Old 08-28-2010, 02:58 PM
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Is it okay to operate a laptop computer ona metal surface?

Or does it mess with it. Srsly.
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Old 08-28-2010, 03:28 PM
 
Location: Augusta, Maine
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I would say it would be fine since laptops have rubber feet and the case is mostly plastic. I have done it and it didn't do anything.............actually I didn't think twice about it.

It should be fine unless some other poster says it isn't
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Old 08-28-2010, 04:27 PM
 
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I can't imagine any reason why there would be a problem with metal. It might even act as a nice heat sink depending on the design of the laptop.
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Old 08-28-2010, 04:36 PM
 
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I can't imagine any reason why there would be a problem with metal. It might even act as a nice heat sink depending on the design of the laptop.
Good point, as long as there is a way for the heat to get to the metal, like you said, depending on the design of the laptop.
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Old 08-28-2010, 11:21 PM
 
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I would be concerned if the metal was magnetized.
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