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Poll Results: Longest time you have your computer open.

Poll expired: Mar 28, 2012  
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post #21 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by mott555 View Post
Months. Though I sometimes let it go to sleep.


Same. Got to let my baby sleep....
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post #22 of 38
Only fully off for upgrades, at the most s3 sleep. I used to leave it running 24/7/365, but with prices rising everywhere on everything...I stopped doing that.
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post #23 of 38
excluding upgrades and 4 times a year I clean it, it doesn't get turned off much. Of chorus there is an exception and 35-40C summer are it.(Had no A/C last summer.) During the winter I LOVE my computer, keeps my room very toasty.
post #24 of 38
Only 2 days or so because i sleep in the same room and 9600gt fans are loud
    
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post #25 of 38
7/24/365
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post #26 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159 View Post
What was the longest time you had your computer on without a restart?
Restart frequencies really aren't valid with Windows, with Windows updates and all.

It's probably a better question for servers. Which I've probably had my backup server on for a month at a time. I'll unplug all of the PCs if I leave town for a weekend or something like that.

I've never run with the side panel off either.
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post #27 of 38
Dunno, I just dont like having my PC on while I sleep or while im not home. Makes me uncomfortable not being able to keep and eye on the little bastard. So the max is when Im at a LAN party and dont sleep or leave the room, 2 days.
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post #28 of 38
My desktop I shutdown every day unless it needs to finish something overnight.

My file server is always on and has been for the last few years. I think the longest continuous uptime I recorded was about 200 days.
post #29 of 38
I have the power button set to Hybrid Sleep, so I technically never do a shutdown (only restarts when I have updates or somehow the system gets unstable). I use Hybrid Sleep instead of Sleep because sometimes there are blackouts, and it "starts up" faster than an SSD tongue.gif

I let the computer fold when I'm not gaming or when I leave the house.

I'd like to know how to start up my computer at a certain time, so I can set it to blast music as my alarm clock, but it seems something else wakes the computer up if I leave the "wake up events" enabled in Power Management.
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post #30 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bastyn99;13115563 
Dunno, I just dont like having my PC on while I sleep or while im not home. Makes me uncomfortable not being able to keep and eye on the little bastard. So the max is when Im at a LAN party and dont sleep or leave the room, 2 days.

Im just as paranoid as you wink.gif but I use Auto Logon and Lock, and I memorized the right Windows key + L shortcut to lock the desktop, works wonders.
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