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When I watch a movie on my Surface RT without the power cable plugged in, after some minutes the screen turns dark (I'm assuming that's the screensaver or some other power saving feature) and the movie stops playing, the sounds stops. Now, ideally, it would not do that when a movie is playing (or any other task that requires the user's attention, but that's another matter). So for now: is there a way to prevent this from happening?

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What app are you using for playback - Xbox Video? Have you tried switching or customising Power plans? –  Karan Feb 8 '13 at 1:55

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