View Poll Results: How long do you keep your computer/laptop on?

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    Urameshi-sama is offline Senior Member Community Builder
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    I never turn off my comp because I'm a wasteful weirdo. Only times are when my hands are hot from having contact with my laptop or when it crashes. Though, I do constantly run Ad-Aware crap on it and constantly face a powerful fan towards it (I spend most of my time in my room on the comp).

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    Another reason why I cannot really afford to turn it off is because of my unstable overclock. It's perfectly rock solid when in use (hours and hours of WoW abuse, etc) but it fails to boot 85% of the time if it's been completely turned off.
    Q6600 @ 3.67GHz FTW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jyuu View Post
    Another reason why I cannot really afford to turn it off is because of my unstable overclock. It's perfectly rock solid when in use (hours and hours of WoW abuse, etc) but it fails to boot 85% of the time if it's been completely turned off.
    Q6600 @ 3.67GHz FTW.
    Stock speed FTW!!!! WOOT FINALLY 600!!!!

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    I turn it off when mom tells me to (ie when she gets the energy bill and when she's worried about burning the house down), otherwise it's sleeping with the monitor off.

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    24/7, but lately my laptop is constantly crashing, the damn motherboard gives to much power to my usb-ports. I have to call HP AGAIN, this is the third motherboard they changed, hopefully the new one will work >_>
    Flyer than a piece of paper bearing my name,

    The Private Potion, don't drink it!!!

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    Laptops shouldn't be on 24/7. You'll overheat/kill something. I learned that the hard way on my old laptop.

    So, I turn it off whenever I'm going to be gone for an extended period (5+hrs usually).

    My printer on the other hand is never turned off. It wastes ink by turning it on and off and I don't want the ink to dry up (like it did on my brother's printer.)

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    my laptop is on when i'm around, but otherwise it's off.. I set it to shutdown after some time before going to bed so i can continue listening to music a little bit :P

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    My PC is always on as long as I am home. When I leave home I shut it down.

    Its always on in the night, even if I shut it down in the next morning without locking on the desk.
    I cant sleep without the noise of my PC.

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    I only switch off when I go on holiday or something.
    It's on for downloads.
    Overnight and stuff.
    Since my computer is so... damn... slow...
    The fastest it's ever done is something like... 30KB on one file or something =_____= and that was probably because there was about 500 uploaders for that one...

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    I hibernate is most of the time. I only turn it off when I go off to work or some times when I go to sleep if I can remember it.
    Are you happy? I am happy.

 

 
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