power settings

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ttan78, Aug 14, 2007.

  1. ttan78 macrumors newbie

    Aug 2, 2007
    i am using a macbook; when i close the lid, the HDD shuts down as well. How do i ensure that the HDD still runs even when i close the lid?

    Pls advice, thks.
  2. siurpeeman macrumors 603


    Dec 2, 2006
    the OC
    the macbook will sleep when the lid is closed. you can circumvent this through third party software. i think insomniax is what you're looking for.
  3. ttan78 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 2, 2007

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