Black screen when playing vid in iTunes, need be reselect "My Computer"...

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by shorn, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. shorn macrumors regular

    Jun 29, 2010
    Just trying to iron out a few annoyances with the AppleTV and my library. I have converted a fair few TV shows and movies now, they all play nice on the ATV. Things are going fine. The only problem I have at the moment is that when I play a file in iTunes I get audio, and a black screen. When I check the airplay option it shows "My Computer" is selected, I then have to select the AppleTV, and then reselect My Computer and it plays fine. It seems like its almost defaulting to airplay, although the audio playback and airplay icon contradict this. Any ideas? Is there a setting somewhere that I'm missing?
  2. Ortizdr macrumors newbie

    Jan 29, 2011
    I have the same issue. Have you found any fixes?
  3. Sedulous macrumors 68020


    Dec 10, 2002
    I've not yet had this problem. But maybe it is just remembering your last airplay setting and defaulting to that setting?
  4. shorn thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 29, 2010
    Seems to have fixed itself since the recent iTunes update. Cannot explain it!...:D

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