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is it better to leave your pc on or off?

what happen if you leave it on all the time? will the computr go slow or no?

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depends

In reply to: is it better to leave your pc on or off?

well it depends on your computer wethere its new or not and if its clean.
generally computers are designed to handle being on 24/7 but if their old they might not make it and if they are dirty well i hope you have home insurence.
but if its clean and new leave it on. its more of a convience and just like a car engine startup on a computer is a ***** on the hardware

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hm.. are you sure?

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well when i usually leave it on, how come my downloading speed is so slow when i try to downlaod something?

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see same thread

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If you use the search box at the bottom of the page this has been asked with about 164 replies. Just fyi.

Ken

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Everything you ever wanted to know about

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leaving a computer off/on is contained in (per Ed McMahan to Johnny Carson):

http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-7586-0.html?forumID=68&threadID=19769&messageID=211343

Really tho, you will find that most desktops, especially Win98, will get a shot of vitamins if they are rebooted every once in a while.

Also,why risk that your smoke alarms will work while you are sleeping and what happens when no one is home. One of my computers has smoke coming out of the power supply, but I caught before it burned the house down (daytime).

Lightening wrecked havoc with relatives computer and TV when lightening struck while their PC was on and they not at home (they had cheapo low jueles surge surpressor).

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Do what's best for you...

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However, do you leave your car running for extended periods of time, the water, the door open, untied shoes, bathe, or even run on a flat tire, yada, yada, thus do what's best for ya.

tada -----Willy

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In reply to: is it better to leave your pc on or off?

Since this particular topic has been discussed at length, multiple times, (somewhat like beating a dead horse) please see the link John Robie has posted for 520+ thoughts on the topic. It should give you plenty of good information.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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