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Windows 7: Sleep mode and network

15 Mar 2017   #1
buytick

win 7 32bit
 
 
Sleep mode and network

I was wondering if I put my HTPC computer to sleep or hibernate, is the internet connection still live?
Don't know if live is the right word.


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15 Mar 2017   #2
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No, both modes shut down every connection active and prevent new ones from being established.

Sleep puts the computer in a low power mode, just keeping RAM active and the CPU consuming minimum energy just for keeping its state, but otherwise not actively executing any programs. Hibernate further powers the whole computer off after saving RAM contents to disk.
In either case, like a powered off computer, network connections will of course not work at all.
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15 Mar 2017   #3
buytick

win 7 32bit
 
 

Thank you. You answered my question.
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