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Will Backup run while laptop's in Sleep Mode?


Just a simple question: will Norton Security continue to run backup while my laptop is in sleep mode? The backup is taking a really long time due to my incredibly slow internet connection and 21 GB size of files. It has been almost 24 hours and its only at 32.1%... that being said, will the backup continue to run if my laptop is in sleep mode? I don't want to have to have the laptop on all of the time, but I don't want to interfere with the run backup.


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Re: Will Backup run while laptop's in Sleep Mode?

If the computer is in Sleep mode, no programs are running, including the Norton Backup. 

It is only the initial Backup that takes the most time because of the amount of data being encrypted and transferred. I would disable the Sleep mode until the first backup is completed. After that, backups would only send any added/changed files which would not take much time, an is usually done while your computer is on, but idle.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.

Re: Will Backup run while laptop's in Sleep Mode?

Thank you very much!

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