where's the device list in itunes now?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by txr0ckabilly, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    Southwest Louisiana
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    wednesday night i sat down in front of my imac (still running snow leopard). there were 9 available updates. i ran them all and now i'm having a few problems. mail will not connect to my mobileme account and i can't find my appletv 1st gen in the device list in itunes. in fact, i can't find the device list at all.

    my atv 2nd gen finds itunes fine but will not stay connected. it will stop halfway through a movie and tell me that i need to turn home sharing on in itunes, even though it is on. to fix it, i have to turn home sharing off and back on again.

    because i can't find the device list, i can't input the 5 digit code that my atv is telling me to put in. it seems like a big mess to me. i'm wondering if i should just update to lion and see if it fixes it all. i was kind of waiting 'til the first round of updates came out.

    any suggestions? thanks.
     
  2. macrumors 68000

    DustinT

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    Feb 26, 2011
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    What your describing is pretty unusual. Have you unplugging all the devices (including your network) you've talked about, then waiting a couple of minutes and plugging them back in and trying again? I've found that is an essential early troubleshooting step.
     

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