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Windows NT - Shutdown or Lock workstation ?

Old 01-23-01, 01:05 PM
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we use windows NT at work or a novell network

i always shutdown my computer, others just lock their workstation overnight (i only do this if downloading something )

what's best ?
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Old 01-23-01, 02:02 PM
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Originally posted by Desmondp:
we use windows NT at work or a novell network

i always shutdown my computer, others just lock their workstation overnight (i only do this if downloading something )

what's best ?



I just lock mine but don't tell my users to do one or the other. The only thing I tell them is to leave them turned on!

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Old 01-23-01, 05:34 PM
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If you want your machine to stay on, locking is better than logging out.

If you want your machine off, then shut it down.

All my machines stay on 24/7 (and have UPS on them) so I just lock them.

If you want to debate if it is better or not to turn the power off or leave it running, I have no idea good arguments in both camps, I would say it doesn't really matter do what makes you happy
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Old 01-23-01, 06:10 PM
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I lock mine through the screen saver (uses my netware password)... Even when the power goes out it reboots as if it was shut down..
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