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Maximum notebook uptime (non-destructive)

I often let my notebook turned on (HP Pavilion dv6000) for about 24 hours / more
since I have a lot things to download.

So far so good, i see no visible impact. I checked the temperature,
the CPU was arround 43 - 45 C  and CPU consumption was nearly 0 ( idle , downloading only)
The monitor turned off and Air circulation was good ( there's cooling pad too )

I would like to ask if i did wrong, and whats the maximum uptime can a notebook take ?
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tsph
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Andrej PirmanCommented:
Regarding to my experience, there is no (or should be no) impact on performance or durability of notebook components if you let it run all the time. In fact, it might be actually better for machine to be always-on, because turning it off and on is the most destructive operation (throwing it on the floor does not count).
Just have in mind (you do, as I read) to ensure proper cooling, keep screensaver active to preserve LCD background illumination lamp, use vacuum cleaner to remove dust from cooling openings and all should be fine.

I had few notebooks and I was running them all the time: Gericom, HP and Fujitsu-Siemens, and all of them are happily working even after 8 years.
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Andrej PirmanCommented:
And one more thing: do NOT move it during operation! If you do, then be carefull to not make sudden moves or to not drop it rougly on the desk, because disk is spinning and disk heads are floating inbetween spinning disk plates just few micrometers above surface. Dropping notebook only from 2 cm height to the desk surface, can damage the disk!
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nobusCommented:
>>   turning it off and on is the most destructive operation    <<  that may have been so 10 years a go, but nowadays with the better technology, there is no measureable impact from the poweron / off cycle, provided the notebook and cpu are adequately cooled.
the only thing you have when leaving it on is the power  consumption...
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tsphAuthor Commented:
thanks, i shouldn't be hesitate then :)
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nobusCommented:
ok - well...
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