Update hacked Apple TV (Apple updates or do I?)

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by frankiepdx, May 31, 2008.

  1. macrumors regular


    Dec 28, 2007
    Portland OR
    I'm ready to buy a patchstick because the whole SSH + plugins method sounds to tedious for a newbie like myself. I think I may order the new ATV4Windows 2.3 stick. I see that it will make me do a factory restore that will put me back to 1.1.

    My question is after the hack completes, do I go back into the menu and "Check for updates" and go back to download updates as Apple releases them? Or do I not mess with the new plugin files and stay tied to the hack and update when the hack updates?
  2. macrumors 6502

    Jan 20, 2008
    I don't know bout the ATV windows one specifically but when I hacked mine I did factory restore which brought it back to 1.1 then did software update on the appletv to bring it back to 2.02 then i did all the patchstick business.

    I hacked mine after 2.02 so I don't know what will happen with 2.03 (or 2.1 or 3.0 or whatever comes out next).
  3. macrumors 6502a

    May 15, 2007
    Do not update ! Otherwise you will lose your hack / patch !
    You just stick to what is provided through the hack.



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