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Windows 7: Notebook 24 Hours Open?

05 Feb 2011   #1
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Notebook 24 Hours Open?

Can I leave my notebook 24 hours open?
I am doing video editing and it takes time and it uses lots of performance of the notebook too.
Will I damage my notebook by keeping it open to do video editing always?


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05 Feb 2011   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I dont think that it will cause damage. Although there is debate in this area, I suggest that you do boot the computer now and then. It is good that the computer boots and resets all of its software. I make sure that I boot at least once a week. I let it sleep when not in use.
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05 Feb 2011   #3
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

the only problem you may get is overheating.

if you can safely angle the machine so that air can get underneath, it will run cooler.
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05 Feb 2011   #4
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Also take the battery out if you have it connected to the mains, this will prolong the life of your battery.
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06 Feb 2011   #5
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I am booting it every couple of days.
I have a cooler under the notebook.
I never keep the battery in the notebook if I am not using it.

My worry is I got a couple of blue screens in the last week.
I know that it happens when I use the video batch program continuously.
I believe that is the cause.
Just I don't know how to get the blue screen logs in 7 Ultimate.
I am trying to reach the c:\Windows\memory.dmp file, but it is saying "Access Denied" even though I am the Administrator and the only user.
Should I be afraid of these blue screens (These happened before while the Video Editing Program is running for a long time.) ?
Is it ok to get those 2-3 times a week?
Thanks.
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06 Feb 2011   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Go to crashes Forum follow the posting instructions and we will diagnose and probably even stop your Blue Screens.
https://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html
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07 Feb 2011   #7
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Ok. I will. Thanks.
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