Why should I shut down my computer when I can just unplug it?

Answer Shutting down allows the computer to correctly close all running processes and update the registry and temp files/cache and any data files attached to programs.If the computer suddenly loses power ... Read More »

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My computer just shut down and it wont turn back on, what should i do?

If your battery is dead that would caused what you described.Solution- Charge the batteryIf the battery is bad take it out and plug in the AC adapter.I have an Acer Aspire the battery was bad and m... Read More »

When you're finished using your computer is it best to log off, shut down, restart or just walk away?

Contrary to one of the previous answers, computers do not "need sleep." They are electronic machines and don't require being turned off in order to work well. Think - how does Yahoo Answers stay ... Read More »

Should I leave the computer on all the time or shut it down when it's not going to be used for several hours?

save energy, shut it down. disk drives, cooling fans are mechanical devices, so the longer they are running the faster they will wear out.

Computer got noisy and warmer than usual, then computer just shut down and I cannot restart it.prt 1?

It sounds like your power supply has fried. Don't try to restart it as you may cause further damage to your mainboard.