Katie P.

Our enterprise IT department has been working on a “wake on LAN” script that will allow everyone to power down their machines at the end of the day, and wake them up if patches need to be applied – or, allow employees to log in through our remote access solution and wake up their PCs if they need to log into them. This is still a work in progress but has been successful so far.

I agree with Andrew K., though – I use open windows as a “to do” list and therefore don’t like to power down my machine at all! I usually only fully turn it off over the weekend, but I do use sleep mode and make sure the monitor is off.