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Old August 7, 2012, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Chareon View Post
A UPS isn't going to protect anything if there is no ground wire.

Get and install a GFCI outlet for any devices requiring ground. These will be very good for protecting yourself from shock. Old house, Copper wire but no ground - Electrical Wiring Forum - GardenWeb

EDIT: Long term you should look into rewiring any outlets like the one where your computer is plugged in with a proper ground connection.
If there is no earth that generally means poor ground to the fuse box and if there is a poor or no ground to fuse box then how can you ground outlets?