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Turned PC off for 9 hours, took longer for screen to turn on?

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September 25, 2010 8:19:25 PM

Does this sound about right? I rarely turn my PC off for long periods of time, but it's absolutely frigid in my house these days, and it was storming outside, so I unplugged everything.
Turned PC back on, and it toko 30-40 sec for it to actually show anything on the screen. I rebooted it after loading into windows, and the boot up process was instant. I assume this has to do with how cold the chips were?
a b B Homebuilt system
September 25, 2010 8:50:37 PM

nope, silicon 'works' better at cold temperatures which is why we like to keep our chips etc cool,
I think its more likely your system enjoyed its offtime and wanted a lie-in :p 
Moto
September 25, 2010 9:12:44 PM

Motopsychojdn said:
nope, silicon 'works' better at cold temperatures which is why we like to keep our chips etc cool,
I think its more likely your system enjoyed its offtime and wanted a lie-in :p 
Moto



As much appreciated as the humor is, I am a bit worrisome.
How can I be sure nothing is wrong with the PC?
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a b B Homebuilt system
September 25, 2010 10:07:34 PM

Just run it I would say, if any problems persist it may be a sign that somethings truly wrong, but I do honestly think that it was a one-off,
post back if you do still have worries after a few days :) 
Moto
September 26, 2010 1:52:22 AM

If you had been running it for awile and had some updates that needed to be restarted that can make it take longer to boot up???
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