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Apple TV2 bricked and doesn't show up in iTunes

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Jan 19, 2012 7:01 AM

I recently went to use my Apple TV2 and the update screen popped up when I turned it on. I had been delaying the update but had some free time so decided what better time than now to finally up date it. It wasnt the most recent update, but the one pervious. Anyway after it 'updated' the 'Connect to iTunes' screen appeaed and the light on the Apple TV2 blinked at a medium pace. I connected it to my Macbook Pro, but the Apple TV2 didn't not show up in iTunes. I followed the instructions from Apple to hold a few of the buttons on the remote to force it into recovery mode, but the device never did and just kept blinking and nothing more. I also tried it on a Dell PC, and again no response or show up in iTunes.

 

I've had this device for over a year so Im sure the warrenty is up. I live a few hours away from an Apple store as well. Is there anyway I can fix this device? I was quite happy with it before the update broke it.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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