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  1. #1

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    Nov 29, 2012
    Apple TV 1st Gen not working
    Hi Guy's,

    I have recently brought an apple tv 1st gen that was being sold as spares or repair..

    Anyway, I plugged it in and got the yellow light flashing.. I looked on the internet and found it to be the hard drive faulty (not spinning).. I have replaced the hard drive and ran through putting the OS on it.. Anyway, I now switch it on and still get the yellow flashing light...

    Has anyone got any ideas on what could be wrong?

    Many thanks in advance


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    Member Since
    Jan 19, 2008
    houston texas
    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    Did you format the drive for Mac (journaled) since it uses a watered down version of Tiger ?

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    Member Since
    Nov 29, 2012
    Yes mate.. Im sure I did..


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