OS X laptop internet idle disconnect

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ZoomZoomZoom, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. ZoomZoomZoom macrumors 6502a

    ZoomZoomZoom

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    #1
    I remember having this same issue on my old powerbook. However, I don't remember how to fix it, and I haven't found the solution after fooling around with my system preferences.

    Basically, when I leave my computer idle for a certain period of time, my internet connection disconnects. (My iChat logs out, etc.) When I get back, the internet reconnects again after a few seconds. I'm on a college ethernet connection.

    Anyone know off the top of their head where I can disable this auto-disconnect with idle feature?
     
  2. Mernak macrumors 6502

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    Whenever the computer goes to sleep the airport is powered off to increase battery life, just go to System Preferences > Energy Saver and set it so it takes longer to sleep.
     

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