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This Blog will contain topics related to computer technology and to help better inform our clients.
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Shutdown -- Screen Saver
-- Hibernation

Why do we need to know about these three topics?

Shutting Down

To shutdown any computer device, including laptops, means doing a software shutdown. With most computers, you can find the shutdown by mousing over or clicking on the OS (operating system) Icon and follow the links from there.

What this means is that you are saving electricity, wear and tear on the computer, and allowing the computer to reset itself. If it is Windows OS, it also helps to reset the registry system to stay organized.

Screen Saver

As most people already know, screen savers appear after a set amount of inactivity. The original use was to save time from restarting the old computer systems as it took a lot of time to restart or reboot.

Now a day, it is just a graphical feather that wastes electricity and can be annoying to some people. They can also use up more of the computer's recourses to get any activity done. This means that your computer can start slowing down if used too much.

Hibernation

Hibernation settings are more ideal than screen savers today and are great for those short times away from the computer. It saves on electricity and wear and tear on the hardware.

This does not mean that you should use this for overnights or while you are travelling with your laptop. You could be causing short and long-term damage. I have known people to only use hibernation without ever shutting down the system and they always end up with issues. This is not a good idea.

Summary

All computer devices need to be shutdown once in awhile. If it will not be used for 6 or more hours, then shut it down. Screen savers only have a graphical appeal and do nothing for the computer. Hibernation is great for those short bits of time away from the computer, like a lunch break.


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2018
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Sept 27 - Browser, Webmail Etc.
Sept 23 - Wi-fi vs Data
Jun 22 - Info to start a website
Jun 13 - Shutdown VS Hibernation
Apr 21 - Ejecting
Mar 17 - Scams - Be Aware
Feb 21 - Chip Flaw Problem
Feb 20 - Mac OS Maintenance
2017
Nov 11 - SEO Made Simple
June 18 - mailto-Email to Webmail
June 11 - Whitelisting
Apr 15 - Electrosmog
Mar 26 - Email Services & Providers
Mar 20- Internet Safety
2016
Oct 16 - Northern Internet Providers
Oct 16 - VOIP Services
Oct 16 - Facebook App VS Browsers
Apr 22 - Kinds of Internet
Apr 19 - What is "I.T."?
Apr 18 - Keyboard Tips
Jan 18 - Search Tips
2015
Dec 14 - Which Computer!?
Dec 6 - Win. Un/Supported
Dec 6 - Win. 8.1 Backups
Oct 22 - Helpful Add-On
Oct 22 - Optimization Software
Sept 18 - Win. OS Maintenance
Aug. 29 - Win. 10's Too New
Aug. 22 - Anti-virus
Aug. 15 - Win. 8 Heads Up
Aug. 8 - C.A.S.L.
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