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the sleep setting in vista

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can i put my computer to sleep, but have my download sill run? im DLing world in conflict open beta, and i want to put my computer to sleep so i can save power
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sleep/standby shuts hdd's down, so you wont be able to download. but you can have it shut monitor off
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It will not download or have any programs currently running. Just a low power state so it boots back on instantly.
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ok, thx guys
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Are you talking about normal sleep or hibernation / stand by? Because if normal sleep like the default one in XP, then yes you can sleep it and still be downloading. My computer goes to sleep automatically after 30 minutes, and all my downloads and programs still continue to run.

Oh and also you can set it to sleep in vista but use the power management settings to leave the hard drives on.
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