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No Sleep Download 2.0.1-signed.1-signed Requires Restart
by Tommy Wang
Prevent your computer from going to sleep when downloading files.
About this Add-on
When a download begins, it makes a call to kernel32.dll SetThreadExecutionState to prevent the computer from going to sleep. Additional downloads simply increment an internal counter. When the counter hits zero (supposedly when all download have either completed, failed, or been paused, etc), it calls SetThreadExecutionState again to allow the computer to go to sleep again.
As it is right now, this is a stupidly simple extension. If anyone has requests, I can try to work them in; however, my real intent is to have existing download managers (I use DownloadStatusBar) pick this functionality up in their code.
Tested on Win7 (x64) and Firefox 9.0.1.
I updated this for Firefox 18.0 and seems to work fine on my laptop. Let me know if it works/doesn't work for you.
Quick testing on my Firefox 18.0 seems to work okay.
Post if it doesn't work for you.
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