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I'm not sure if this is the right section, but I'm sure the knowledge is in here. So, HHGregg gave me a free AppleTV over a year ago when I bought a TV from them. Anyway, after learning that it has Netflix I dug it out and put it on a TV in my den. Well, Netflix is great and all but I'd like to stream the media on my PC to it. There is many different formats and I know I can convert them to play through iTunes but can't you just stream them somehow? Maybe someone can point me in the right direction.
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Jailbreak it and install xbmc (http://xbmc.org/download/) then set up a network share on your pc end. It's what I'd do if I had one.
 
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Ps3 Media Server on the pc.
Then you need a client on the Apple TV.
On my iPad I used 8player lite, not sure if It is the same on the Apple tv...

Probably It will not work with every file but you can give it a try.
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post #6 of 6
if its an AppleTV 2 you can jailbreak it, and use xbmc, otherwise i think you're SOL if its a ATV3.
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