sudden power loss

  the blade master 11:54 17 Sep 2011

hi guys a question else where obout turning off power by pressing the power button has promted me to ask this question im in a village where power loss happens fairly often somtimes for just a couple of minuets sometimes for hours is the sudden loss of electrisity liable to be a problem like pressing the power button to turn off your pc im mainly surfing the web so losing work is not a problem mick

  gengiscant 12:33 17 Sep 2011

If you are not working on a document or editing a video or just about anything that you might need to save then having a power cut should not do any damage, you might get a nag screen when you reboot saying windows was not shut down correctly etc but apart from that,It should hopefully not be to much of a problem.

Of course pressing the power button still allows your PC to shut down correctly whereas a power cut does not.

  mole44 13:30 17 Sep 2011

Have you thought of using an UPS (Uninterrupted power supply)that way you'll buy time in case of a power cut,type UPS into amazon and you'll find a fine selection as usual.That way you'll have time to save all your work.

  the blade master 15:06 17 Sep 2011

hi guys thanks for the replies smole 44 i,d completly forgoten about the u p s thakns for the memory jog and gengiscant i use a acer laptop if im working on somthingjust in case of a power cut at least as you know if the power gose out the battery kicks in stopping any problems thanks for the help guys regards to all mick

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