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    FrankMcL Guest

    Sleep mode

    is it save to move the computer when in sleep mode?
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    Richard G. Harper Guest

    Re: Sleep mode

    Depends on what kind of computer (desktop or laptop?) and what you mean by
    "move" - just pick it up and move it (yeah, safe enough) or put it in a box
    and ship it across country (no, you'll lose all unsaved data).

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    "FrankMcL" <FrankMcL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    > is it save to move the computer when in sleep mode?
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    FrankMcL Guest

    RE: Sleep mode

    It's a Dell Inspiron 9300. I move it between my office and home. Can I put it
    in sleep mode and safely move it from one location to another?
    Seems I got into trouble with an earlier version of the laptop and software.
    I'm running Vista Ultimate.
    Thanks for your help.
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    "FrankMcL" wrote:

    > is it save to move the computer when in sleep mode?
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    Michael Guest

    Re: Sleep mode

    In sleep mode it is still using power, your battery will be draining, if you
    run out of battery while sleeping you might have problems.
    I have that happen to me a couple of times (car adapter connector worked
    loose). System complained bitterly about improper shutdown and checked
    itself out on next power up, no harm apparently but didn't seem like a good
    idea.

    Should place in hibernate rather than sleep if going to be off AC power.

    Michael


    "FrankMcL" <FrankMcL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    > It's a Dell Inspiron 9300. I move it between my office and home. Can I put
    > it
    > in sleep mode and safely move it from one location to another?
    > Seems I got into trouble with an earlier version of the laptop and
    > software.
    > I'm running Vista Ultimate.
    > Thanks for your help.
    > --
    > FrankMcL
    >
    >
    > "FrankMcL" wrote:
    >
    >> is it save to move the computer when in sleep mode?
    >> --
    >> FrankMcL



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  5. #5


    Richard G. Harper Guest

    Re: Sleep mode

    No, I would hibernate it before moving it in this manner.

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    "FrankMcL" <FrankMcL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news6F18CE0-C7AB-4EBA-9C1A-B66EBC4575B8@microsoft.com...
    > It's a Dell Inspiron 9300. I move it between my office and home. Can I put
    > it
    > in sleep mode and safely move it from one location to another?
    > Seems I got into trouble with an earlier version of the laptop and
    > software.
    > I'm running Vista Ultimate.
    > Thanks for your help.
    > --
    > FrankMcL
    >
    >
    > "FrankMcL" wrote:
    >
    >> is it save to move the computer when in sleep mode?
    >> --
    >> FrankMcL



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