Questions about shut down/suspend/hibernate

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Questions about shut down/suspend/hibernate

Postby nöösipoika on Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:07 am

Hi!
Is it safe to use "suspend" or "hibernate" in every-day-use? Does it make your system slower over the months if I don't use "shut down"? Or is it better to use "shut down" for example once a week? I use "hibernate" because the power is off but starting the system is a bit faster, since I'm the only user of my pc and I don't have to use password..
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Re: Questions about shut down/suspend/hibernate

Postby Decemberdoom on Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:29 pm

I've never heard of suspend doing any damage to a computer. Hibernate probably will take up some RAM and probably HD space, but there shouldn't be any major damage at all to your computer.
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