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    Jan 07, 2007
    closing macbook
    when i close my macbook, it seems like it turn the computer into sleep mode.

    is there a setting in the system's preference where i can control what the macbook does when i close the case? I want to be able to close the case and have my ichat still logged in or have my itunes still playing.


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    DVaris223's Avatar
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    Dec 14, 2006
    New York, New York
    MacBook Pro, iPhone
    That cannot be done. Closing the lid forces it into sleep mode and there is no way you can change that setting..the Apple way. I believe there is a program or two out there for this, but I wouldn't suggest it. What I do is put my screen settings to blacking the screen out. If your screen blacks out after let's say 5 miutes of inactivity, it will lengthen your screen's life/ save battery. It works out rather well.

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    Feb 02, 2004
    Please do a search for this. This has been covered many times before.
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    Mac: a brand name which covers several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

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