Hacking ATV - where to start?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by shaotse, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. macrumors member

    Jun 17, 2009
    Alright so I'm finally ready to take the plunge and expand the capabilities of my beloved iTunes streaming/rental box. I consider myself somewhat tech savvy, but all the googling I've done seems to assume I've already hacked the thing and am hip to the basics. Obviously I'm a noob in that regard and just would like to know where to start. Where can I find tutorials for a beginner and what are some suggestions on the best software to install? Thanks much for all your advice.
  2. macrumors 68000


    Feb 4, 2008
    Chicago, USA
  3. thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 17, 2009
    thanks - but when I try to use the creator as soon as I click "create using" - I get this:

    Downloading 2Z694-5573-24.dmg...
    Download failed: HTTP Error 404: Not Found
    You can try again to resume your download

    any sugestions?
  4. macrumors 68000


    Nov 3, 2004
    Toronto, Ontario
    There is a thread on here somewhere about it. You have to download the DMG file from the web and then select that. I think the problem is the auto-download link within the atvusb creator. Sorry I don't know it off the top of my head.. google it and I know you'll find an answer because I found it a couple weeks ago.

    EDIT: Found it - http://code.google.com/p/atvusb-creator/issues/detail?id=342#c31

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