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Old 04-24-2005, 11:50 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Maybe 50 cents turn off your monitor and it should be fine.
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Old 04-25-2005, 12:13 AM   #12 (permalink)
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My computer is on 24/7 365

Usally DLing
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Old 04-25-2005, 12:20 AM   #13 (permalink)
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i was going to ask the same question... weird.

well my only concern is does it affect system life time or any parts?
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Old 04-25-2005, 12:22 AM   #14 (permalink)
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it increase's it if you never turn it on and off, because the parts wont keep expanding/contracting from temp changes, and in some computers once turned off the heat up more because the air is trapped sometimes...
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Computer components do have a finite lifetime. But if you don't do it tonight, you will do it tomorrow, so it doesn't really matter.
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Old 04-25-2005, 12:44 AM   #16 (permalink)
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i've never turned off my computer... ever. it's been running since day 1 perfectly. you may maybe a couple dollars more everymonth if you leave it on, not that big of deal
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Old 04-25-2005, 12:49 AM   #17 (permalink)
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you should turn a computer off every now and then because of memory.....
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Old 04-25-2005, 12:54 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Keep it on, when it slows down, reboot it. When you are in heavy debt, don't even think of going on it. Buy CFLs. They are special energy saving light bulbs, 13 Watts=60 Watts.
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Old 04-25-2005, 12:59 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Keep it on, when it slows down, reboot it. When you are in heavy debt, don't even think of going on it. Buy CFLs. They are special energy saving light bulbs, 13 Watts=60 Watts.
I optimize my computer after a fresh install (I strip xp tracking and unneeded features), so I never get that slow down effect after leaving it on for a long time.
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lol, i like your thinking desiboi....
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