11-14-2006, 06:54 AM #1
Power saving kicks in when DVD is playing
- Member Since
- Nov 10, 2006
- Leeds, England
- 17" Core Duo Macbook Pro
I've noticed that if you're watching a fullscreen DVD the power saving settings still kicks in (i.e. it goes to sleep). Is there any way to disable these power saving settings whenever you're running a fullscreen application?
11-14-2006, 08:18 AM #2
Are you using Apple's DVD Player application? One of the benefits I've found is that it will prevent screen dimming, etc. when a DVD is playing.
The best way to do it is to set up a custom power profile that basically turns off ALL power saving, and quickly switch to it using the power icon in the menu bar.
11-18-2006, 09:16 PM #3
- Member Since
- Nov 18, 2006
- Anytown, USA
- 27" iMac 2.7GHz Core i5, iPhone 4S, 3rd gen iPad
I noticed the same problem and I am using my MBP out of the box, so it is absolutely the native DVD player. It was a very disappointing first impression of the machine that is supposed to be so user-friendly and intuitive.
11-18-2006, 11:50 PM #4
that is very odd, i would take a quick browse of dvd.app's preferences and if that doesnt work go and play with your energy settings in system preferences.
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