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Is It Ok To Unplug The Pc From Socket?

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#1 monika


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Posted 20 February 2007 - 02:36 PM

I was just wondering if it is ok to unplug the computer from socket every night as I got it in my bedroom and do not want to have any electricity coming into any electronic stuff when I am sleeping, but am not sure if it is healthy for the PC...

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#2 nigglesnush85


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Posted 20 February 2007 - 06:57 PM


I don't think it will be a problem, the only downside is that the CMOS battery will start to drain, but it will be recharged when the computer is turned on again.

I would make sure that the PC is connected to some form of anti surge socket and that it is well ventilated.


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Posted 20 February 2007 - 07:06 PM

It won't hurt it as long as the computer is shutdown properly first. Never unplug a running computer. I unplug all of my systems when I know an electrical storm is coming even though they are plugged into UPS devices.
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Posted 20 February 2007 - 08:43 PM

With a good quality surge protector you won't even have to unplug it. Just switch it off and it'll be disconnected. Don't try this with a cheap power strip tho' - there's no warranty with them to cover you.
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