Intel NUC as an iTunes Media Server

Discussion in 'Home Theater PCs' started by Dave3000, Sep 8, 2017.

  1. Dave3000

    Dave3000 Senior member

    Jan 10, 2011
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    I'm right now using an Intel NUC 6i3SYH dedicated as an iTunes media server to serve to my Apple TV. I'm also using a trial version of iHomeServer so iTunes can behave like a service running in the background in Windows rather than an app I have to manually close when I'm done even if I set it to autostart during Windows startup or else I lose resume points in a movies if I just shut down my PC while iTunes is still running. However I still did get a resume point deleted in a movie I was watching after I shut down my PC with iHomeServer installed but at least most of the time my resume points in movies are still there without having to manually close iTunes if I have iHomeServer installed. For the operating system I'm using Windows 10 Home. Do resume points sometimes get lost with iTunes running on a Mac for home sharing as well?
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  3. sdifox

    sdifox No Lifer

    Sep 30, 2005
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    Why not just setup hybernation?
  4. cdoublejj

    cdoublejj Junior Member

    Mar 27, 2012
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    what about a program like always up?