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iTunes won't allow sleep
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Feb 27, 2001, 10:51 PM
 
When I'm listening to iTunes, my monitor doesn't "sleep" as described in Energy Saver C/P. As soon as I stop playing music or quit, sleep resumes as scheduled. The same applies for hard disk sleep, but that's fine.
Is this just the way it is, or is there a work-around?

aaanorton

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Feb 27, 2001, 11:33 PM
 
Let me guess you are running visualizations when this happens? Its a few not a bug, sleep gets disabled when visualizations are running so you can watch the pretty colors for hous and hours without getting disturbed.
     
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Feb 28, 2001, 12:41 AM
 
Uh, no, it disables display sleep whenever something is playing, regardless of the mode you're in, even minimized or hidden.

I've mentioned this on the Apple board, but it's a bug they obviously still haven't fixed yet, and the main reason I don't use it.

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