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Windows 7: Question about leaving the Computer ON all the times!

29 Oct 2011   #11
ambriel

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I have several desktop PCs in the office and they are very rarely turned off.

The only hard drive failures I've suffered in the last five or more years have been with the laptop which, naturally, does get turned off when I transport it.


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29 Oct 2011   #12
boogieboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

So it seems that it's safe to keep the PC running and set the power sleep mode to "never" thank you guys for being very helpful.. but more advise and opinions are welcome
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29 Oct 2011   #13
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I have Sleep set to Never and I have hibernate disabled.
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29 Oct 2011   #14
boogieboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
I have Sleep set to Never and I have hibernate disabled.
i did same for my too and idk but i dont like the sleep mode on desktop's
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29 Oct 2011   #15
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I have mine set to Never on the sleep mode and leave it on all the time except for maybe a reboot once a week. I have my monitor set to turn off after 20 minutes. I leave it on because of convenience and because I do my backups at night. I have never had a problem doing this.
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