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Old 09-04-2011, 12:03 PM   #1
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10.10 Computer Pauses Unless In Use

Hello, I have sort of an odd problem that I havent ever come across. My computer "Pauses" unless keys are pressed, and it also works if the mouse is moving or there is a video playing in the background.

It freezes during startup unless I press keys, at which time it starts going again, as well, Transmission Torrents drop to 0 upload and download and my clock stops moving if I dont move the mouse/press keys/have a video running. It even stops streaming media to XBMC on my Apple TV if I dont provide some interaction/video.

I have to have video playing in the background 24/7 for my clock to work and my torrents to run... I have already disabled drive spindown, I cant find any other fixes...

any ideas?

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The first thing that comes to mind is to check your settings for screensaver. How long does the computer have to be idle before the computer goes to sleep?


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