Possible to leave Macbook Air active (Downloading) whilst lid is closed?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by crazyman3005, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. macrumors regular

    Jul 11, 2008

    Got a 2012, Macbook Air running on Mountain Lion, just wondering if I can keep my download running (UTorrent) whilst the lid is closed, however still with the charging cable attached?

  2. macrumors regular

    Sep 14, 2013
    utorrent -> preferences -> prevent sleep when transfers are active

    or download nosleep
  3. macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    To keep your Mac notebook awake with the lid closed, use InsomniaX or InsomniaT (rebuild for SL) (fix for 2011 MPBs)

    NoSleep also keeps your Mac notebook awake when you close the lid.
  4. macrumors regular

    Jun 13, 2013
    ^^ thanks for those links

    got nosleep

    that was really grinding my gears that it automatically went to sleep and no option to turn it off
  5. macrumors regular

    Sep 14, 2013
    Any time brosepheous

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