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Windows 7: Leave On, Sleep, Hibernate or Shutdown

View Poll Results: Do you
Sleep 9 18.75%
Hibernate 3 6.25%
Shut Down 30 62.50%
Leave On 6 12.50%
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17 Sep 2010   #1
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 
Leave On, Sleep, Hibernate or Shutdown

When you go to bed at night, what do you do with your PC?
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17 Sep 2010   #2
polarbear

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Prefer to shut down if I will be away from my computer for any length of time... GL :)
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17 Sep 2010   #3
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

I only shut my PC down if I'm going away for the weekend (I reboot when needed)
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18 Sep 2010   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I shut it down when done for night. A Guy
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18 Sep 2010   #5
smarteyeball

 
 

My spec machine gets shutdown , my other one stays on 24/7
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18 Sep 2010   #6
KremmenUK

MSDN Home Premium
 
 

PC off, router off, mains plug off

Proper Job
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18 Sep 2010   #7
saakeman

windows 7 ( ultimate) /xp (home)
 
 

pc on
suround sound off
amp off

just a quick question
will your pc be more heated if you leave it on 24/7 ??

thanks saakeman
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18 Sep 2010   #8
Francis93

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Shut it down. When the user rests, the PC must rest too. :)
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18 Sep 2010   #9
Hondajt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Steve Ballmer Edition
 
 

On my old build, I would always just put it to sleep. Now with the H50 (a form of water cooling), im paranoid, so I just turn it off.
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18 Sep 2010   #10
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Most shut down (so far at least). that surprises me
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