02-04-2007, 07:15 PM
I was sort of shocked when after posting on one of these
forums that I shut down my Mac Pro after each use that
someone replied that doing so was harmful to my computer.
Is this true? Am I better off putting my Mac in "sleep" mode
instead of shutting it down?
I know that on PCs, it was never a good idea to constantly
put your computer in hibernation or standby. Even I noticed
that after doing so for a few days, Windows just started acting
...but this is OS X and Mac Pro. Perhaps I need to rethink
how I operate my hardware.
Would love to hear advice on the proper way of turning off my