Removing unused buttons from the Frontrow menu

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Warning: Seems like this might not be working for everyone.


Removing unused buttons from the frontrow menu

If you don't sync your movies or TV episodes from itunes but only use
ATVFiles for video, you might want to try this:


First, remember to gain sudo rights:
"sudo bash" and then enter you password should do that.

Next, you need write access to the file system:
"mount -uw /" and you are good to go.


cd to the /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Content/PlugIns/
folder, and you can do the following:

Removing the "Movies" button:
"mv Movies.frappliance/ Movies.frappliance.old"

Removing the "TV Shows" button:
"mv TV.frappliance/ TV.frappliance.old"

Removing the "Podcasts" button:
"mv Podcasts.frappliance/ Podcasts.frappliance.old"


To apply the changes you need to restart finder.


Simple as that. Remember "mount -ur /" to make filesystem read only again.