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My Apple TV has a big problem connecting to my library.

Often times, I have to perform a power cycle for my library to be recognized.

Needless to say, it's a big hassle.

Has anyone run into the same problem? I don't imagine there is an easy solution.

I have already called Apple, and they suggested I call back if the problem persists. They'll be hearing from me soon.

Thank you in advance for all replies.

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Maybe try found a hard reset and then via Airport Utility setting it up again. I had problems with my AE and this was the only way that I could get it to recognize the AE Network !!!
Just a suggestion but it worked wonders for me

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I have that problem, its happens when Itunes sits idling too long with it connected to the appletv. I just quit itunes and restart it. Unless there is another problem.

Do you have a good connection wherever you have the appletv(assuming you are using wifi) placed?

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I had something similar which I described here: Careful of sleeping iTunes libraries

For me I found the appleTV can't wake sleeping computers OR sleeping external harddrives. It has been ok since then for me.
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Isn't there a checkbox in Energy Saver on all Mac that allows network activity to wake the Mac?


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Isn't there a checkbox in Energy Saver on all Mac that allows network activity to wake the Mac?
Yes. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to work for appleTV network activity. Mine is checked but I still have the issue if I don't wake the drive.
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Huh. I never sleep/suspend any of my Macs so i thought that might help. Sorry.


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