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Hello Guys

I have another question.

Say I have a list of 30 files (50 to 73 mb each) and I upload them to RapidShare using RSUploaderX.

And after 10 minutes my Mac sleeps. Will the uploads still continue ? i.e. will RSUploaderX still do its job even though the Mac is asleep ?

I would greatly appreciate any help.

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Hello Guys

I have another question.

Say I have a list of 30 files (50 to 73 mb each) and I upload them to RapidShare using RSUploaderX.

And after 10 minutes my Mac sleeps. Will the uploads still continue ? i.e. will RSUploaderX still do its job even though the Mac is asleep ?

I would greatly appreciate any help.

Thank You.
No when the Mac sleeps it won't continue. Sleep is similar to Stand By in Windows.

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As schweb stated, when your Mac goes to sleep, all processes turn off. So it won't download/upload, it won't render, nothing.


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I'm sure you know, but just thought I'd point it out just in case.
You can change your sleep settings in system preferences>energy saver, and you can also set up display sleep rather than machine sleep if you want the display off while still uploading, etc.
Personally, I like to have a hot corner set up to sleep display for quick access.
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Ok Thanks Guys

I guess I will have to set my Mac sleep preference to Never. It is a shame that the guys at [ RSUploaderX ] have not added the option to turn off the Mac once the upload queue is finished.

Anyways thanks for all your help.

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