Would you keep the computer on all night?

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  1. Blah11

    Blah11 ☼ Mummy to Amelie ☼

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    I'm downloading sims 3 but want to go to bed :(! Do you think I can leave it on overnight or is it too risky?
     
  2. bbyno1

    bbyno1 Well-Known Member

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    I left mine on lastnight for the 1st time ever and it was fine
     
  3. staycutee

    staycutee mummy

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    I used to leave mine on overnight all the time
     
  4. Tegans Mama

    Tegans Mama home edding mum of 2

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    Yeah leave it on all night. it is actually healthier for a computer to be left on constantly than to be turned on and off a lot. :)
     
  5. going_crazy

    going_crazy Still learning.....!

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    I've left my laptop on all night before, but I made sure there was good air circulation around the fan so it didn't blow up :haha:
     
  6. Christine1993

    Christine1993 Full-time mummy to Aidan

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    i've left mine on before all night, it should be fine! xxxx
     
  7. ~KACI~

    ~KACI~ Well-Known Member

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    Yea we have left ours on before when OH has fallen asleep or downloading other stuff.

    Nice ticker blah :happydance:
     
  8. Blah11

    Blah11 ☼ Mummy to Amelie ☼

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    i'm paranoid bout fires cos my mums friends house burnt down cos her sons laptop went on fire whilst he was making toast :dohh:

    k il leave it on :D
     
  9. Tegans Mama

    Tegans Mama home edding mum of 2

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    That wouldn't happen with a laptop/pc that had proper ventilation. Just make sure if its a laptop it has the lid open and if its a pc its not pushed against any walls or anything
     
  10. Blah11

    Blah11 ☼ Mummy to Amelie ☼

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    ^ They think it caused a fuse problem when he turned the toaster on :eek: How scary is that?!
     
  11. Tegans Mama

    Tegans Mama home edding mum of 2

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    :( There must have been a pre existing problem with the fuses tho surely? They don't just randomly set alight!

    I hope. :lol:
     
  12. charli87

    charli87 Chloes Mummy

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    wow thats crazy about the fire, but like the other ladies said as long as there is proper ventilation around it it should be fine we used to leave ours on when i lived at home
     
  13. SKATERBUN

    SKATERBUN Well-Known Member

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    well i forgot to shut ours down properly and it was running in the morning but very very hot.

    I downloaded sims 3 the other day and only managed to play it for about an hour before the laptop overheated and shut down. Its a very power / memory hungry game! :o
     
  14. Abz1982

    Abz1982 Mum to 2 nutters!

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    Is it? Never knew that. Why is that then? I have to turn all our stuff like that off, the electrical whine drives me crazy!!
     
  15. henrysmumkaz

    henrysmumkaz One son & twin daughters

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    We do, all the time. Never had a problem. Just keep the vents clear of anything, as everyone else has said :)
     
  16. tallybee

    tallybee DS '04, DD '06, DD '15

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    All the time. It's a laptop which sits on a raised stand which has USB fans so it's fine x
     
  17. darkNlovely

    darkNlovely Guest

    I do it all the time.
     
  18. Nic1107

    Nic1107 Mommy to a toddler

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    My laptop is never off, lol. :)
     
  19. sabby52

    sabby52 Mother, Nanny

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    Mine has been let on lots of times, by accident !! lol
     
  20. Weeplin

    Weeplin Proud mummy :)

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    My netbook is always on and once upon a time my pc was never turned off and they were always fine. One time won't hurt.
     

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