[internetworkers] To Shut Machine Down.. Or to Leave Machine Up...
jeanne.moyer at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 21:07:56 EST 2010
I would be concerned about the power being used especially if the PCs don't
have a sleep mode. Now the heat is not as much of an issue but in the
summer the additional heat from the CPU and the monitors is significant.
On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 5:30 PM, <cmccarthy1 at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I have been leaving my home machines and my work machines up overnight for
> years with no ill effects. We have some staff members who are shutting
> their machines down every night just because someone told them to do this
> years ago. Most of these staff members are Attorneys, and waiting for their
> machines to come up is a real annoyance for them. My advice to them has
> been to leave them up. If the machine starts acting oddly, then restart it.
> Otherwise, leave it up.
> I can’t see any problems that leaving a machine on continuously could cause
> that a restart would not correct, other than the wear and tear of running
> Is there anything that I am overlooking? These are state machines, so no
> one is running any nonstate-sanctioned software.
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