06-12-2004, 04:44 AM #1
how long can i leave my powerbook sleeping for?
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- Feb 18, 2004
- North Derbyshire, United Kingdom
- 12" 1.33 GHz PowerBook w/SuperDrive, 60GB HDD, 1.25G RAM.
Just wondering how long is okay to leave my PowerBook in sleep mode for. Havent shut it down for the past four days now.
06-12-2004, 06:34 AM #2hollerz1GuestOriginally Posted by citystar2k
06-12-2004, 11:18 AM #3
its ok to leave it in sleep mode (thats why its there)iBook G3 (2001) 500MHz 384 RAM 9.2.2 / 10.2.8
Titanium PowerBook G4 (2001) 500MHz 768 RAM 9.2.2/10.2.8
Mac Pro (2007) 4x2.66GHz, 6GB RAM, 10.6.7
iPad 3G + iPhone 4
06-12-2004, 01:51 PM #4
Yeah, you can sleep it all the time, only shutting down for more then 2 or so days of non use. Just keep track of the battery
06-12-2004, 10:03 PM #5TylerMoneyGuest
I've kept mine on up to four days, sleeping it over night. I've heard of people doing much more than that..like not shutting it off since they got it five or six months earlier...I try and restart every once in a while, other than that..it's made to stay on.
06-13-2004, 04:12 PM #6PowerbookG417Guest
i rarely turn mine off except if im takin it somewhere with me...i dont care to leave it in sleep mode during trasportation... other than that..its allwasy running...i just turn the screen off. that way i get my daily weekly and monthly log rotations or whatever they call it that are scheduled for 3-6am
06-13-2004, 04:15 PM #7
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- 20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano
i used to use sleep all the time but now I see when I restart there is much less of the "Inactive" memory on my system.Don't forget to use the new User Reputation System
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