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terminator786

Hi guys

I have a Windows 7 pc and I was wandering if someone could help me with the setting for sleep mode?

I would like to share my movies using plex across my network which are on a desktop hard drive while my pc is in sleep mode. The hard drive has it own power but only turns on when the usb is connected and the device is connected to is turned on. I'm not sure what settings I should have and so would really appreciate any help given.

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That's a simple no.

When the PC is in sleep mode the drives connected to it are not going to be shared.

It's that simple..

However I do have a router that supports plugging in my USB HDD and memory sticks that I do stream to my WDTV Live box. Maybe that's what you want?

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Hi thanks for replying so quick

According to windows 7 you can media share while the pc is in sleep mode and in the power tan on control panel the option is available but because my media is all on an external hdd can I leave the usb port on and if so how?

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What is power tan?

Since I know this area pretty well, I will now defer to those that claim the PC can be in sleep mode and serve up media. My answer is no, it won't.

It is however possible for the PC to wake to serve but that's not what you want.

In short, it's a false claim. But we can fix it. I did, using my router.

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sleep mode settings?

I'm sorry I'm just in going by what the literature says.

Can you please describe in detail how you have did it?

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1. Using my router.
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sleep mode settings?

I'm sorry I'm just in going by what the literature says.

Can you please describe in detail how you have did it?

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Thanks for that

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