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Old 07-27-2008, 01:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hey was wondering if long downloads will pause or will keep going if laptop goes into sleep mode
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Old 07-27-2008, 02:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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pause/stopped
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Old 07-27-2008, 04:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks i figured it out this morning lol it was paused i wish i could leave it downloading while i slept but my fan is so loud
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You can't download while it's sleeping. When it sleeps, it turns off CPU, Hard drive, and Internet, only keeping a bit of power to the RAM (so that it doesn't lose your current session). Downloading requires CPU, hard drive, and Internet, so it won't work in sleep mode.
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