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  Re: Another reason to hate Windows 7  
From: Alain
Date: 27 Sep 2011 20:48:40
Le 2011/09/27 14:58, Cousin Ricky a écrit :
> I start an overnight render.  I wake up the next morning, expecting a beautiful,
> polished image.
>
> Instead, the damn machine has gone into sleep mode!
>
> Sleep mode is good. It saves power.
>
> BUT NOT WHILE THE COMPUTER IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A TASK.
>
> Someone recently mentioned the principle of least surprise in p.o-t.  Micro$hit
> seems adamantly opposed to the whole concept.
>
>
>

One of the first thing I do on a freshly installed/new computer it to 
set it as a presentation machine. This effectively disable automatic 
sleep mode.


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