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    Is it better/recommended to shut down your laptop whenever you throw it into the backpack and go on the move?
    Or is it fine to leave it on (sleeping)?



    I'll take my answer off the air, thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dennyschmickle View Post
    Is it better/recommended to shut down your laptop whenever you throw it into the backpack and go on the move?
    Or is it fine to leave it on (sleeping)?



    I'll take my answer off the air, thank you.
    Your supposed to shut it off, as hard drive spindown can cause problems, but I lugged my laptop around for 2 years with it just asleep and it never had any problems.

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    I would usually just put mines to sleep for the 30 - 45 minute commute. No problems.

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    does the hard drive shut down during sleep mode? spinning hard drives tend to not like being bumped around.

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    This thread is funny. Denny never goes anywhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brad View Post
    does the hard drive shut down during sleep mode? spinning hard drives tend to not like being bumped around.
    I hear mines spin down when I put it to sleep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swampviking View Post
    This thread is funny. Denny never goes anywhere.

    hypothetically speaking of course.

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    dnny is taking his laptop to a new nicholas cage preview so he can report back LIVE!
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    you shouldn't use a backpack. laptops get all claustrophobic like a motherfucker

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    moving around a hard drive that is active can damage it...I would say no, dont do it.

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