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or just pop the lid down?
this is definitely my lowest ebb
means it doesn't get all fucked up and slow
I might be wrong though
but i can't see WHY it would be true
What does this mean? Where are we?
Win 7 and 8 are much better with this sort of thing.
maybe shutting it down allows it to properly delete things? makes some more space?
and as a result will continue to hog up more and more ram until the computer has shut down.
so it's fine then?
other factors such as over heating and melware could be a factor (Melware could be causing memory leaks) it's hard to say without looking directly at the Task Manager and Registry
i think it's probably fine, it doesn't cause me any problems really
better buy a new one
She should at least try putting it in a bowl of rice before doing anything stupid?
He's the one to talk to about this sort of thing.
Work puts so much stuff on our machines that it's a good idea to restart them every day if you can be arsed, and since the morning boot is time I can't work I most definitely can be arsed.
But if I'm going to be working on it later that evening or whatever I just pop the lid.
With a home laptop I just flop the lid.
Or a PC.
That's the lowest ebb.
Should I get a chrome book?
I could get an external hard drive for stuff I don't want to trust to The Cloud.
Is it true that things like Netflix aren't currently supported?
netflix works on some models but not others, annoyingly. I've got one of the cheapo ARM based ones and netflix doesn't work on it. but they say they're meant to be fixing it.
I think they're great, but I'd be a bit weary about getting one as your only computer.
but I usually leave it running for a variety of reasons, mainly laziness...
Overnight or if I'm going out, I'll shut it down. I only got it a year ago and it doesn't take long to boot up.
What's the difference between sleep and hibernate, while we're here?
One stores information such as open documents onto RAM the other stores information onto hard drive.
Sleep mode powers back on faster then Hibernation mode which requires a full boot up but will reopen all documents you had open at the time.
Sleep and hibernate can pretty much gtfo.
Do you safely remove drives/USB sticks?
with the aint nobody got time for that woman under 'safely remove USB'
I've started shoving paperclips into the USB port and it 'advises' theres an power overload or something. Bullshit.