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Old Dec 21, 2008, 06:14 PM   #1
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Syncing ripped movies from ATV back to iTunes

I had ripped a bunch of movies and then put them into iTunes and subsequently ATV. However, recently I lost most of my movies in iTunes when I went to do a backup (long story). Anyway...

All of my movies are still on the ATV. Is there a way to "reverse sync" whereby I import my movies from the ATV back into iTunes. If so, could you please inform me as to how this is accomplished?
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Old Dec 21, 2008, 11:20 PM   #2
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My instincts say it isn't possible without some sort of hacking. From what I understand, under normal operations, if you sync it with another machine all content is erased before syncing commences.

But I could be wrong.
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Old Dec 22, 2008, 02:40 AM   #3
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Im going to have to agree. Only thing I could think of is popping the hd out and hooking it into your computer. Seems like a lot of work.
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Old Dec 22, 2008, 03:00 AM   #4
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Hack it and FTP them back


It's easy and harmless, and if in doubt, a quick search will quickly bring you detailed step-by-step instructions on both hacking the ATV and setting up ftp.
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