To Leave On or Not to Leave On - That is the Question


New Member
Dec 26, 2022
I was told once that my computer uses more energy to turn off and on than to just keep it on all the time.

What say you? Can I just leave it running for a long time or will this damage my pc? What are the risks, if any?


Windows Forum Team
Staff member
Premium Supporter
May 22, 2012
outback nsw
the main risk of leaving a pc turned on is Microsoft trying to upgrade it with their lastest untest junk

the point of turning systems off and on is they do their cleaning at that time and of course the default assumes a company with 1000's of systems sitting there all night while the user goes home to bed
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