not having turned on a laptop for 4 months, could it be a problem

brannsiu

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not having turned on a laptop for 4 months

could it be a problem?

could it be better to the electronics that I sometimes turn on it , let electricity go and run it , let it "exercise" a little bit?

 

mathewbouma

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It depends. Most components should be fine without being used. I think I saw somewhere that some ssd's can experience data loss if left inactive for a long period of time, but apart from that I can't find anything about it. Basically it should be fine, most of the components will not care.
 

mathewbouma

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It depends. Most components should be fine without being used. I think I saw somewhere that some ssd's can experience data loss if left inactive for a long period of time, but apart from that I can't find anything about it. Basically it should be fine, most of the components will not care.
 

mbarnes86

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Hi

Only problem if no separate CMOS battery and laptop battery runs flat

then date & time will need entering & correcting and cmos configuration setting may be lost

Advice I have seen is charge battery to about 50% before long term storage (not 100%)

regards

Mike Barnes
 
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