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Originally Posted by Steve_NYC View Post
People want to "jailbreak" the Apple TV2. With version 5 of the OS, you can only do a "tethered" jailbreak, which requires you to connect the ATV2 to a computer any time you reboot the ATV2. If the ATV2 is using the older version 4 software, the jailbreak can be untethered.

People jailbreak the ATV2 so that they can install 3rd party applications like XBMC or Plex.
Thanks! Looks like I slipped up by upgrading the software to version 5.0!
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