Is it bad for to store a desktop computer tower on its side for an extended period of time?

Question by PangDiesel: Is it bad for to store a desktop computer tower on its side for an extended period of time?
I’m packing up a friend’s computer that will be in storage for about a year. It fits best in the box when the tower is on its side. Can this cause any damage to the internal parts? I’m also interested in the possibility of negative effects on storing a flat panel LCD monitor on its side. I just don’t want to cause any damage to my friend’s computer by storing it improperly.

Thanks.

Best answer:

Answer by A F
Everything should be fine as long as no pressure is placed on the LCD monitor display. Try using newspaper or packing popcorn.

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