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Syncing Apple TV with iTunes

2472 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Mar 3, 2010 3:10 PM by Colm0801 RSS
BPlatt2004 Calculating status...
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Feb 7, 2010 6:47 PM
In iTunes, when I go to Edit/Preferences/Apple TV, nothing is listed under Apple TVs. "Look for Apple TVs" is checked. My apple TV is connected to the internet. It's connected through my Linksys wireless router. On Apple TV, I go to Computers/Connect to iTunes, & it gives me a password to enter into iTunes. Linksys found my apple TV. How can I get iTunes to find my Apple TV?
Dell, Windows XP
  • Alley_Cat Level 6 Level 6 (16,625 points)
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    Feb 7, 2010 7:47 PM (in response to BPlatt2004)
    Do you have a firewall running on Windows?
    Various Macs, Mac OS X (10.5.8), Acorn StrongARM RiscPC/A5000/BBC Micro, and home-built Windows boxes
  • sparrowtracker Calculating status...
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    Feb 9, 2010 7:36 AM (in response to BPlatt2004)
    I had a similar situation after the latest itunes update, I effectively had to reboot my pc, and the AppleTV to get it back in the list. I think I would shut down the pc, reboot the appletv, and then start the pc again.

    The funny thing is that it worked (it was syncing) even when it didn't show as a connected device, but even that stopped after the computer was rebooted.
    dell, Windows Vista
  • Colm0801 Calculating status...
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    Mar 3, 2010 3:10 PM (in response to Alley_Cat)
    Alley_Cat, looking for your expert help please ...
    My desktop PC crashed so had to re-install Vista, but since reinstallation iTunes not recognizing my AppleTV. I've read all the forum info available on various sites, undertaken all the standard recommendations i.e. 'look for atv' ticked, turned atv, pc & router off, reset ATV to factory settings, reinstalled iTunes, firewall turned off, opened port 5353 on McAfee but still no joy. Really getting frustrated now.. laptop itunes & ATV working fine but cant get desktop to recognise... Hellllllppppp please
    Appreciate any further direction... tks Colly
    Dell Inspirion 530S

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