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thrasherlife
Jun 12, 2008, 09:39 PM
Hello, I recently experience a HDD failure on my MP and lost all my music and movies. Is there a way to retrieve all the files from the appleTV? I know at least all the music is on the appleTV.

Jason



thrasherlife
Jun 16, 2008, 02:29 AM
anyone?

Phil A.
Jun 16, 2008, 03:04 AM
I don't know of any "official" way of doing this. It may be possible to hack the Apple TV in order to gain access to them (but doing that may wipe the content in the process). If it's the only copy of the music / videos you have then the best / only way would probably be to open the Apple TV up, take the disk out and mount it in an external caddy. That way, you should be able to copy the files straight off the hard disk...

tom1971
Jun 16, 2008, 04:13 AM
I don't know of any "official" way of doing this. It may be possible to hack the Apple TV in order to gain access to them (but doing that may wipe the content in the process). If it's the only copy of the music / videos you have then the best / only way would probably be to open the Apple TV up, take the disk out and mount it in an external caddy. That way, you should be able to copy the files straight off the hard disk...

You don't need to open up the ATV. Just create a Patchstick to enable ssh access. Then you can cop back your music.
PM me if you need more details.