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HT2490 preventing iMac from going to sleep while playing iTunes

245 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Dec 27, 2012 6:42 AM by BobHarris RSS
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Dec 27, 2012 5:23 AM

When I'm using my iMac to play music through iTunes, I never want the computer to go to sleep.  But when iTunes is not playing, I do want the iMac to go to sleep after a long period of inactivity.  I don't want to change the energy saving settings to "never" when playing music, then change back with no music playing.  I want to configure the settings once to accomplish this.  Is there a way to do this?

 

I'm using the latest upgrade to Mountain Lion.

 

Steve

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