May 22, 2013 - 04:00 PM EDT — AAPL: 441.354 (+1.694, +0.39%) | NASDAQ: 3498.965 (+33.722, +0.97%)
“Problems associated with the latest software update for the Apple TV set-top box have resulted in non-functional units for some users,” AppleInsider reports. “Details of the issues can be found in a growing thread discovered by AppleInsider at the Apple Support Communities website. There, users of the iOS-based Apple TV models indicate that upgrading the software on their device has rendered it useless.”
“Manually downgrading the Apple TV software has been discovered to work as a possible fix for those affected by the issue,” AppleInsider reports. “The process requires installing an IPSW restore file from Apple, plugging the Apple TV into a Mac or PC with a micro USB cable, and force restoring the software through iTunes.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Our AppleTVs were upgraded without incident, how ’bout yours?