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Topic # 183981 5-Nov-2015 11:49
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I have found a great live streaming site that carries some of my favourite overseas channels. However, I am on a metered connection (the only option with wireless RBI) and others can't be trusted to stop the stream when leaving the room. Is there any Windows utility with a timer function that is easy to set with a mouse that can kill the Internet connection or otherwise stop the stream after a certain interval? Must also be easy to restart.






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  Reply # 1421570 5-Nov-2015 12:09
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Not sure about windows, but you can get a "sleep timer" extension for Chrome.

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  Reply # 1421573 5-Nov-2015 12:11
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Yes its called the windows screensaver? Just put the computer to sleep after a period of time ;-) 



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  Reply # 1421593 5-Nov-2015 12:20
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mdf: Not sure about windows, but you can get a "sleep timer" extension for Chrome.


That looks like exactly what I want. My browser is a Chrome variant and it should work. Thanks for the suggestion.





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  Reply # 1421595 5-Nov-2015 12:26
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DizzyD: Yes its called the windows screensaver? Just put the computer to sleep after a period of time ;-) 


Thanks for the suggestion. It's actually not a bad idea but there are reasons I prefer not to go this route. My streaming computer is running 8.1 and I have had endless problems with the idiotic Windows green arrow of death killing the external usb drive I use for recording and playback. I have carefully disabled every sleep function in Windows and the last thing I want to do is mess with them again. 






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  Reply # 1421682 5-Nov-2015 13:53
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If it's not confidential info, would you like to pls share with us the site which streams all these foreign channels? Thanks in advance!



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  Reply # 1421758 5-Nov-2015 16:09
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Happy to do it privately but don't want to spoil it just in case. Check your message wall.






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  Reply # 1421764 5-Nov-2015 16:16
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Thanks heaps for that!

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  Reply # 1421890 5-Nov-2015 18:51
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Could you please share with me :)



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  Reply # 1422052 5-Nov-2015 23:15
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Jordan2004: Could you please share with me :)


Check your private mail.





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