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Windows 7: computer goes to sleep when downloading

07 Apr 2012   #1

windows vista home premium
computer goes to sleep when downloading

New xps 17' running 54 bit Windows 7. In firefox when I'm downloading a large file the computer goes to sleep even though the power settings are set not to. I didn't know if this is a Windows 7 problem or a firefox problem.

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09 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

  1. Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, and then, underSystem, clicking Device Manager.*
  2. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  3. In the list of hardware categories, go to network card, and then double-click the device name.
  4. Click the Power Management tab and then clear the Allow this device to wake the computer check box.
  5. Click OK.
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