Re: [COMP] Windows Uptime

  • From: John Madden <weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: computers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 21:58:41 -0500

Bruno Van de Casteele wrote:

> > Hi...I have a question for the list.  I finally found out what has
> made my pc
> > sounds, clock and mouse go wonky!  I found the answer but not why. I
> > discovered that if I am up more than say approx 3-4 days without
> re-booting,
> > everything starts to go wonky.  I was up this past week for 7 days+,
> and the
> > longer I was up without rebooting, the more time my clock lost, the
> worse my
> > wavs sounded and the mouse would start getting jerky.  Now my question
> is,
> > could this be part of that "windows crashes after 49 hours being up"
> myth?  I
> > even use FreeMem to keep freeing up my ram, and I always renew it when
> it
> > gets too low, I'm just curious why this happens after days of being up
> > without re-booting?
> > Any ideas?
> i dont think it has anything to do with that 49-days-"FACT" (grin), but
> is is indeed because of Windows...
> I had 5 days 20 hours uptime yesterday, after which i simply had to
> reboot, because some programs couldnt even start (low memory... figure
> out, i have 128MB ram and tons of hard disk swap space to spare). My
> linux box is approaching the 28 days...... gnagnagna... (and on 32mb and
> hardly any swap space).

Mmmm...  :)  I have yet to top 147 days.  Avenir web was there, but I had
to power it off to replace the UPS it was on -- go figure. :)

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