Do u guys hibernete or switch off???
29 Jan 07
I have always turned the hibernate option "off". I don't like the idea of my hard disk going to sleep. I do find it too hard to wake it up. And I cannot really throw a bucket of cold water on it. I simply use a screen saver or I let my monitor hibernate. However... I usually turn the computer off before going to bed. But I let it run the whole day once it is turned on... even if I won't use it for hours. I don't know if this still apply today. But 10 years ago... they would let the computers run 24/7 in the offices because it was believe that it was wearing the hard disk out everytime you switched them on. They were comparing it to a car... when you start a cold engine. For the same reason... taxis never turned their engine off until they finished their shift. But the new cars of today don't seem to have those problems like the old cars did. So maybe the new hard disks don't either. Who knows?
29 Jan 07
In my view, if you are equipped with good hardwares for your computer then, you need not be hibernate your system, but if you are running lack of resources in your pc's then Hibernate is a handy tool that, it should be used in a priority, as it saves lots of time (Especially applicable in customer service fields like cyber cafes, Data Processing Jobs) etc.