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Question: Sleep or shut down

Hello everyone. I just got my MacBook Pro and I'm interested in, should I shut down or sleep. what you suggest and why.


MacBook Pro TouchBar and Touch ID, iOS 11.2

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Sleep when not using your Mac for a few hours.

Shut down when not using it for longer periods (e.g., overnight).

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Dec 10, 2017 8:32 AM in response to Jorjinio In response to Jorjinio

Do what you want. I shutdown because it is a through back to the days of rotational drives. I also shut down because I don't want to take the chance of inadvertent overheating when the computer is in my backpack.

Dec 10, 2017 8:32 AM

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