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Is it bad to continuously power off a desktop monitor by disconnecting it from the power socket instead of using the power button?

I have my desktop computer in such a set up in that the computer is directly connected to the wall socket, but the display and other devices (a lamp, phone chargers, USB hubs, etc.) are connected to a ...
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Can a power strip being turned off and on again damage a computer?

I have both my computer and monitor plugged into an extension cord and then into a power strip (I've checked, and both the extension cord and the strip can handle the load and have been handling it ...
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Why is my hardware switching on a smart power strip if the desktop is off?

I bought a smart power strip to manage my electricity usage at home. I have a large desktop machine that is my main computer during the times when I am at home. I have my main power supply hooked up ...
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Windows 7 Safemode - Unable to load Powerstrip

Hopefully I'm just missing something simple. I have this issue. So following the answer I purchased a licensed version of Powerstrip and followed the instructions. My problem is that when I load ...
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Surge protectors: Do they make anything like “Power Center” anymore? [closed]

See this: It's called Power Center and I am STILL using the same one that I got with my first PC back in 1995! It still works, but I think it's time to upgrade to a new one, but I cannot find these ...
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My Powerstrip color profile disappears?

I use Powerstrip to calibrate my new flat screen and I've added my new color profile to the existing color profiles. My problem is when I reboot my rig Powerstrip informs me about an incomplete ...