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Windows 7: Notebook 24 Hours Open?

05 Feb 2011   #1

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

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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

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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

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?
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06 Feb 2011   #6

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.
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07 Feb 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Ok. I will. Thanks.
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