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How long since you last restarted your computer? This one was not shut down or restarted for 16 years [Image]

Posted By Ashraf On March 29, 2013 @ 11:35 PM In General Tech | 6 Comments

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Insane! I bet you can’t beat that.

To be fair, that isn’t a traditional Windows computer. It is a NetWare 3.12 file server that was put up on September¬†23, 1996 and never shut down or restarted since then, until it was recently taken down due to bad hard drives. I can’t imagine someone doing the same with a Windows (or Mac OS X) computer. At least not one that is regularly used. I’m not sure about Linux. Maybe.

[via ArsTechnica [2]]


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