making macbook pro appear off..

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by zainjetha, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. zainjetha macrumors 6502a

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    hi

    i have a macbook pro which i download torrents/limewire stuff off...
    i like to leave it on downloading online.. how do i make the computer look off? reduce the brightness? if i close the screen is there a way to keep computer on with screen closed? i dont want anybody to know my laptop is on..

    thanks

    zain
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    Shift-Control-Eject will put the display to sleep
     
  3. kockgunner macrumors 68000

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  4. alphaod macrumors Core

    alphaod

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  5. aosman macrumors 6502

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    Amazing, I never knew that. I always turned my brightness down. Thanks!
     
  6. KingYaba macrumors 68040

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    I use the hot corners feature.
     

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