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Do you ever shut down your PC or laptop?

Yes, I always shut it down when I'm finished.
37 (58.7%)
Only if I need to.
9 (14.3%)
No, but I restart it sometimes.
6 (9.5%)
No, but I use 'sleep' or 'rest' mode
11 (17.5%)
No, it's always on.
0 (0%)

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Re: Do you shut down your PC or laptop, or leave it on?
« Reply #30 on: December 21, 2019, 11:07:27 PM »
Throughout the day if I'm home and leave the room, I put it in sleep mode to save the screen. If I'm leaving the house or going to bed, I turn it off
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Re: Do you shut down your PC or laptop, or leave it on?
« Reply #31 on: February 01, 2020, 10:21:14 PM »
Yes. I always shut down my work computer at 5pm. I always shut down my personal, home computer if I'm leaving the house, and just before bed.

I think it's silly to leave these things switched on as they're constantly drawing electricity. (Costing you money, and bad for the environment.)

Some people argue that they can't wait for their computer to boot up and/or run updates. However, in those situations I would advise saving up for a new computer as they are (probably) more energy efficient, and a solid state drive eliminates the boot up wait time. :)
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