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I'm trying to play two HD TV Shows on my jailbroken 1st Gen Apple TV. When I try to play them, I get the 'authorizing' message and then I see

'Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content.'

An SD show works fine and music plays fine. Deauthorizing/Reauthorizing both the mac (itunes source) and ATV has no effect.

  • Can we presume the same shows play properly when you use the non-jail broken OS on the device? – bmike Jul 10 '12 at 15:34
  • When I first hooked it up (factory default), they played. They did not play after the jailbreak. However, they still don't play after reverting to the factory default. – Rick Childress Jul 10 '12 at 16:30
  • Wow - if after a wipe and restore, lemme think what could be up. Are date and time correct? It's been a while since I've used the old device so I'll have to dig in the KB for other troubleshooting steps. – bmike Jul 10 '12 at 18:20
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    FWIW, Last night I updated the firmware from 2.2 to 3.0.2 (i think that's right) and then they played. Restored to factory (2.2) and again they did not play. I really want to stay on the older firmware. – Rick Childress Jul 10 '12 at 18:27
  • On this can you play trailers and does the content on question play on your iTunes? It might need a sign our / sign in on your computer to get a new cert from the iTunes store o. Your computer... – bmike Jul 10 '12 at 18:39

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