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When do you shut down your computer?

Muz1234

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I shut it down only during travels, when do you shut the computer off? During Windows 9x era, I shut it off when I sleep, that I remember.
 

Uncle Frank

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I only shut mine down when I go to bed or when I leave my house. For some reason , I always worry about it catching on fire. I was forced to buy a new computer last year when my old desktop died. I bought an HP with a 23 inch screen and an internal hard drive , meaning no big tower to take up space. They say old people don't like change and I am that way , I like to stick with things I know. Windows 10 drove me crazy for about a month until I got used to it. This HP computer has a problem with the power on/off button , it does not work. I have to shut the power off to it for it to shut down. There is a new BIOS down load they say will fix it , but I have had bad luck in the past and don't dare to down load the new BIOS. I use my desktop computers so often that they never last longer then 3 years before they motherboard goes bad.
 

omi-crom

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I shut down my pc when I go to bed, and whenever I leave the house for a longer period of time. I almost never had my pc running for longer than a day, and I would probably be really anxious knowing it's on and I'm not near it.

(I say almost never because when I was younger I used to spend a lot of nights glued to the screen, and during some more stressful times I used to be so tired I basically fell asleep while browsing the internet or watching videos.)
 

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For some reason, I always worry about it catching on fire.

For the very same reason, we are pretty fussy about any electrical appliances, too. We'd never leave anything on when leaving the house.
 

mdchachi

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I have left my PCs on 24x7 for 20 years now. Usually they hibernate and aren't fully on.
 
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