Can anyone help me with how to keep your mac from sleeping...

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  1. skillfull87

    skillfull87 New Member

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    I heard that there might be a fix, or a hack somewhere where my iBook can remain active even after I close it. I want to be able to continue downloading after I close my computer... Does anyone know how to do this? Any help is appreciated. Thanks
     
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    So, I have read about this and there are a ton of warnings about over heating. Here is what I will be doing. I will have my computer plugged in, and downloading something... Will it overheat causing something bad to happen?
     
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    If you are downloading it should not sleep... mine doesn't.
     
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    why not just leave it open and put the display only to sleep? Why must it be closed?
     
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    if you close the screen of a laptop it does.

    No matter what.
     
  7. OGRepost

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    Yeah it will, espc if u have a powerbook as the powerbook uses the whole computer as a heat sink.. major problems.. i suggest just putting the monitor to sleep..
     
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    I don't and never have suggested operating a laptop with the screen closed, unless you help vent the heat with external fans.
     

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