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I have Mac Computer. I stream my itunes radio stations as well

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I have Mac Computer. I stream my itunes radio stations as well as my own music collection to a Bose speaker. The music spontaneously quits playing after one or two hours. How can I keep this from happening? We enjoy having music playing during house parties, etc. Seem that this was not happening a couple of years ago. Have tried to adjust the preference settings in both itunes and mac, but to no avail.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Toby K. replied 2 years ago.
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It sounds like the computer is going to sleep. I'm not sure what settings you changed, but I would make sure the following is set to Never. You can go to System Preferences > Energy Saver > Computer Sleep > Never. I would also uncheck, "Put the hard disks to sleep when possible".


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If you have done that, I would try and use a program called Caffeine. It keeps your computer from going to sleep. It has a wide range of times it can be active for. I use it a lot when I'm downloading large files and the computer needs to up for an extended amount of time.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/caffeine/id411246225





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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Toby:

I am testing the system at this time and I think maybe we have solved the problem. I will contact you tonight and if problem is solved we will accept the answer. If not, I'll let you know.

Thank you. I will be in touch.

JNP
Expert:  Toby K. replied 2 years ago.
Sounds good. I will be around tonight, if you have any questions/problems. Have a good day
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
iTubes ahd shut down after 2 hours. I will download Software as suggested.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Still not working without shutting down. Link to caffiene is not working.
Expert:  Toby K. replied 2 years ago.
Here is another link to Caffeine:

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/caffeine/id411246225


or

http://download.lightheadsw.com/download.php?software=caffeine

or

http://caffeine.en.softonic.com/mac/download

Let me know If you have any problems with those links.

Remember, if for any reason you’re unsatisfied, we can continue our conversation until you’ve received the information you’re looking for. If I haven’t answered your question, please let me know and I’ll be happy to answer any other follow-up questions you might have.

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