Result of improper shutdown?

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Power failure
Shutdown
not shutting down computer properly, could it harm my computers hardware, installed software, or data on my computer?

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I am sure I am not the only person who can tell you an improper shutdown resulted in a lost or corrupted OS leading to a full re-install. It is best practice to shut down properly of course. If an improper shutdown does occur it does not mean you will definitely have a failure, it just increases the chances that this might occur.

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  • carlosdl
    And yes. It could harm physically your hard disk, operating system, installed software and/or data.
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