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will programs still run in sleep mode

March 14, 2011 at 07:56:39
Specs: Windows Vista

when I download a movie from U Torrent I have to keep U Torrent running to keep seeding back, and I need to know if it will stay open and keep seeding if my laptop is in sleepmode

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#1
March 14, 2011 at 08:07:06

No.
Sleep mode is a very low power state where only RAM, the CPU, and a few essential devices are powered up. But while the CPU is receiving power it really can't do much of anything, including running programs.

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#2
March 14, 2011 at 17:11:41

There is a power management that provides settings. Many applications can resume from sleep but they tend to be real microsoft or big name applications.

Some torrent apps can keep the computer alive with settings.

Interesting choice of a nom de plume too.

Be careful with those files and the legal issues behind them. Virus's and the law can both end up at your house.

"The era of big government is over," said Clinton 1996


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