I have noticed that many people leave their computers on all day for some reason. I would like to know why and if its better or worse for the computer than to just turn it off. Also, is it more efficient to leave it on?
Anyway, the only thing I would like to know is why do many people leave their computers on all day and if you are one of them, why?
Why do people leave their computers on all day?downloads
This question comes up a great deal..
My typical answer is below....
Since your ''house'' could be a boat in Hong Kong harbour powered with a diesel generator, or a house trailer outside Phoenix Arizona
at a mean temperature of 85 f., each situation is different, and
anyone who follows a '' RULE '' is not thinking clearly...
Does it damage your computer in anyway to leave it on all the time and NEVER turn it off?
I really get a kick out of the ''debate'' which has raged on for
years about this topic... it is actually funny.
There are two factions, both well represented here:
1/ your motors in the harddrive and CDs and fans are wearing
out the bearings, and the capacitors are drying out and losing
tolerances, the resistors are losing tolerances from generating
heat, the CRT is loosing its tolerances and burning out the