There's arguments for both- but I've left mine on for about a year now, and I've never had any serious problems...I only put the monitor to sleep after about 3 hours or so...<br><br>The system supposedly runs maintenance scripts at night that otherwise wouldn't if you turned it off.<br><br>[color:red]I keed, I keed!</font color=red>
I have turned off my G4 for about 48 hours in the last 2+ years (all while I was out of town over a weekend). We have Macs at work that haven't been shut off in well over 4 years... still running strong.<br><br> What?
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I leave my Mac on, however at night and whenever I'm away for a long time, I put the computer to sleep. As for maintance, I just run Cocktail daily, although I've read Macaroni 2.0 is pretty good too.<br><br>
Depends on your machine and your OS...some people are having problems putting their Mac to sleep, or waking it up afterwards...<br><br>Also depends on how long you're going to be away from your machine..<br><br>[color:red]I keed, I keed!</font color=red>
I let my Mac sleep and only switch off when away for a long time. The Macs at work seem to have been on forever and they have the odd problem which a reboot usually fixes.<br>As for maintance, what is Cocktail?<br><br>
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