Torrent or other downloads possible in sleep mode??

saurabhmal

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Can anyone suggest the proper settings for power management for such kind of problem.Just for a simple reason of downloading a lot of electricity is wasted if the PC is kept running for long hours.:sarc:
 

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roy69

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You have to have your computer awake to download.
You can try a downloadmanager that can put your computer to sleep when the download is complete.
I would be very wary of torrent sites, apart from being linked with piracy the files on them can contain anything.
 

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JimJoe

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Yeah, torrent can put trojans and other crud on your computer.
 

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AstaLaVista

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According to people in the know, putting the pc to sleep does absolutely nothing to save you any money on your electrical bill.
 

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