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OSX 10.10.2 Airplay to ATV (A1469) doesn't wotk

Here is what I have: Macbook air (MacBookAir3,2) running 10.10.2 Apple TV (A1469) 3rd gen I have airplayed my iPad to my TV numerous times so I know it works. However, airplay does not even show up ...
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Samsung TV cannot connect to Internet

My Samsung UN32J5205 TV connects to my network but not Internet. Need help on resolving this issue. My Samsung TV and Apple TV both connect to a Netgear GS105Ev2 smart switch. The TV plugs into port ...
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After trying Airparrot, my windows 8.1 machine is slowing down my Apple TV

2 days ago, I used Airparrot (http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/) to simulate an Airplay connection from my Windows 8.1 laptop to my father's Apple TV. The first attempt, I connected before my ...
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Apple TV/Airplay problems: stops playing, duplicates itself

I've been having this weird problem with my Apple TV when streaming audio. It will randomly stop working. Usually when that happens, it will duplicate itself in the device list on all devices we have ...
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Apple TV with a wifi router but no internet connection

I have a wifi router connected to a cable modem and I can connect Apple tv to the wifi network and link to it from laptops and iOS devices no problem. I currently have a temporary problem with the ...
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Watch a movie straight from Apple TV, but hear the sound on my headphones on my MB Air

I don't have money for new tech or headphones. I want to watch a movie from my laptop via AirPlay (watch a movie straight from Apple TV), but hear the sound on my headphones attached to my MB Air. Is ...
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How do you “forget” Apple TV on iDevice and Mac?

Is it possible to make devices “forget” Apple TV? I have reset my Apple TV, and now it’s listed as Apple TV(2) even though its name is set to “Apple TV”. Screenshots:
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Recently upgraded Yosemite tries to connect to AppleTV

Recently upgraded my 2013 Macbook Pro to Yosemite, and now once a day or so it'll ask me for the code for a particular AppleTV in the office, even though I'm not trying to use that display. Any ...
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AEBS crashing after iOS 8

Okay, let me start with the caveat that I'm a bit in the dark about what exactly is going on here. I'll try to provide all the necessary info but feel free to ask for more if I leave something out. ...
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Apple TV will not connect to my new Belkin wireless router?

I installed a new Belkin wireless N router and now my Apple TV wont connect to it?? Any quick fixes?? I may have entered a wrong password when asked to by AppleTV.
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Stream Windows 8 audio to Apple TV

I want to stream music from my Windows 8.1 laptop to my Apple TV device (which is connected to my home stereo). The only program i can find is AirParrot, which should be able to stream both audio and ...
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Options for viewing subtitles with itunes movies

I love renting/buying movies from apple TV, but a lot of them come without subtitles. Is there a way to view subtitles (even if it's on my computer) while watching a movie? Some movies I rent but ...
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Can I use Apple TV to record the use of an App on my iPad?

I am wondering if I can use Apple TV to mirror an App that runs on my iPad 3 to the Television, and then record it in a format that I can edit on my Mac. The point of doing this is to create a video ...
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How can I set a h.264 profile level with ffmpeg?

I have a movie (m4v/h.264/AAC) which plays fine on my Mac but I recently discovered that it wont play on my Apple TV3. After looking at the properties of this movie file I see that it has a profile ...
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Apple TV - How to parse/read the Apple TV Photo Database file?

I've used iTunes 11.0.2 "File->Home Sharing->Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV" to select a directory with 4000 photos. Unfortunately, only a few (100-ish?) are in the random rotation on the Screen ...
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Having trouble streaming music over my WLAN through iTunes and Apple TV

My wife recently purchased me Apple TV for Xmas and I am trying to set it up so it can access my music over a wireless network and I am experiencing network latency issues when trying to stream music ...
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Apple TV recognized over Wi-Fi but not Ethernet

My setup is as follows: A modem High speed wireless router (Belkin) Apple TV The modem feeds the router and the router is connected to the Apple TV. Now when I connect the Apple TV to the router ...
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How to batch convert video files on OSX for AppleTV2 / iPhone4?

I'd like to have a solution to batch convert video files to a format suitable for the AppleTV2, iPad2, iPhone4, while at the same time preserving as much quality as possible; I want a single output ...
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MacPro on network slowing down Mother-in Law on Windows XP

At home I have a cable modem / router / WiFI providing highspeed internet. The default WiFi that comes with the router caused nothing but grief with iTunes and our Apple TV's so I added my Airport ...
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Internet (Flash) video without a PC [closed]

I am looking to retire my HTPC. So much of what we do with it can be done with one of our video game consoles or an AppleTV that is seems like a waste of space, power and time to maintain. The trouble ...
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Can I play video through my Apple TV and use my iPhone as “wireless” headphones?

I have bought an Apple TV recently. I've got everything set up fine, but this is one thing I'd like to do that I can't seem to find a way! In iTunes on my PC, I have some movies. Can I play the video ...
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iTunes home sharing on Windows 7 not showing up on Apple TV 2

I am trying to access my iTunes library using an Apple TV 2. On the Apple TV, I logged in using my AppleID, and then I enabled home sharing on iTunes on my main machine running Windows 7. They are ...
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How to display my MacBook desktop on a TV through Apple TV

I just bought the 2nd generation Apple TV. I need to know if there's a way so that I can airplay my whole desktop (I have a MacBook) onto my TV through the Apple TV, relaying both sound and video.
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Macbook to Apple TV: Airplay possible?

Have a 2nd generation Apple TV hooked up. Am able to AirPlay with my iPhone, but not with the Macbook. Not sure if this is even possible, but Googling around seems to return some chitchat about it, ...
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Apple TV not showing in iTunes 10 when connected to LAN via Fritz!Box

My setup: Fritz!Box 7390 International is modem and router (both LAN and WiFI) Apple TV (1st gen, latest firmware) is connected to LAN port on Fritz!Box MacBook Air (newest) is connected to other LAN ...
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403 Forbidden - Tranmission on Apple Tv

I am having a problem using Transmission on my Apple Tv .. I'm still getting a 403 Forbidden error when trying to view the web client, however when I go to my settings.json under ...
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What to do with first gen Apple TV with screen artifacting [closed]

So i bought a used Apple TV from some unscrupulous jerk on Craigslist and realized upon plugging it in that it has some pixellation/screen artifacting issues - possibly due to heat issues or a fried ...
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SSH Server Not Autostarting on Apple TV

I have an Apple TV onto which I installed Ubuntu Karmic. It works great save a small problem with SSH. The openssh-server package is installed and configured and can be started with sudo ...
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Using Apple TV as default output sound device

I have an OS X box running iTunes on it. I play music with iTunes connected to an Apple TV. In iTunes I can select Apple TV as the output sound device. Am I able to do that with any other application? ...
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If I buy a TV show or movie with AppleTV or iTunes, can I download it again later if I delete it?

If I buy a TV show or movie with AppleTV or iTunes, can I download it again later if I delete it? I'm not very well-versed with how iTunes works, especially in conjunction with the AppleTV. I do ...
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How to convert WMV to MP4?

How can a set of WMV files be converted to MP4 so I can import them to my Apple TV?
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Can Apple TV play movies from another source?

Does anyone know if an Apple TV can play movies that are located on a remote share? For example, I rip my movies and store them on a NAS device. Can Apple TV be configured to play the movies over ...
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How do I watch Blueprint 3 iTunes LP on an Apple TV?

I updated the Apple TV OS with iTunes LP support. I had purchased the iTunes LP for Blueprint 3 a month ago, and it works fine on my Mac. But, I can't figure out how to watch it on the Apple TV. Any ...
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Apple TV: Automatically download new podcasts

Is there a way to get Apple TV to periodically check for new podcasts and download them, like iTunes?
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How do I convert video files for use on the AppleTV?

How do I convert video files for use on the AppleTV? I've tried Handbrake but it crashes on a lot of the video files I have. Any alternatives that are free? I've got an Intel Mac running Snow Leopard. ...
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Is there any reason to assign multiple album covers in iTunes?

I'm ultra-meticulous about my iTunes cover art, but one thing still remains a mystery to me: iTunes has long supported multiple covers, which can be assigned from anyplace in the interface a single ...
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Can't connect Apple TV to iTunes after installing a new router

I replaced an old router with a Linksys WRT610N. Everything works great, except I can no longer connect iTunes 9 on my Mac (running 10.6) to the Apple TV since installing the new router (the old ...
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Is it possible to add MythTV support to an Apple TV? (yes, I have hacked the Apple TV)

I just set up a MythTV backend to replace my dying DirecTV DVR. The Myth box is headless and so I am dependent on separate frontend boxes to actually watch my recorded shows. I found a great MythTV ...
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Associate computer with Apple TV after fresh install

I just fresh installed my Mac with Snow Leopard - I copied back the iTunes library but my Apple TV now see's it as a new machine. The problem now is that I've long since removed the physical files ...
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AppleTV and USB Drives

I'm looking into buying an AppleTV and I can't tell from the documentation on Apple's site if it supports storing/reading movies from an attached USB Drive. A part of me thinks that they wouldn't ...