Will restarting the computer a lot (about 8 times ) damage the laptop?


  1. Posts : 53
    Windows 10 Home
       #1

    Will restarting the computer a lot (about 8 times ) damage the laptop?


    Will restarting the computer a lot (about 8 times in succession) damage the laptop?

    I am just restarting the laptop normally from the sign-in screen buttons. Would that damage the laptop or just add wear and tear on the parts inside?
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  2. Posts : 35,604
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, you have a SSD, so you will have no moving parts issues. Just a lot of CPU processing and disk activity.
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  3. Posts : 8,700
    Mac OS Catalina
       #3

    There are no moving parts other than if it has a platter drive but those are made to take that kind of wear these days. The only thing that may happen would be the OS develop a error condition from repeat boots over and over in succession not over a ling period.
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  4. Posts : 17,371
    Windows 11 Pro
       #4

    Why would you need to?

    A full power off and power back on sequence will increase wear on mechanical hard drives. Full power on restarts should not affect anything, though.
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  5. Posts : 12,487
    Win10 Version 21H2 Pro and Home, Win11 Pro
       #5

    And don't forget there may be a cooling fan in the Notebook, most do.
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  6. Posts : 39,997
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       #6

    To open Windows Recovery Environment (RE) three power ons are done.

    What problems are you having with the computer where more power ons are needed?
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