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Apple TV v6.0 Lockup and Lost Rental

Update:10-11Source: network consolidation
I rented a movie on my Apple TV which has version 6.0 firmware.  About 90 minutes into the movie, playback abruptly stopped and the apple TV software locked up.  I had to hard-reboot the Apple TV to regain control of it (move the cursor).  I was unable to resume playing the movie so I confirmed my network had internet access but rebooted all network devices anyway, with no success.  After repeated attempts I was unable to resume playing the movie and the "Check for Rentals" function was unable to find my existing rental, it never returned any resutls.

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The next day, but before the 24 hour rental expired, the "Check for Rentals" funtion still failed to return any results.  So I updated the Apple TV's 6.0 firmware to the very latest 11A502, (compared to the old 11A470e version) and it still failed to find my rental.
I contacted iTunes for a rental refund and am awaiting a reply.
A rotten apple taste is left behind when one gets their entire family together to watch a movie and halfway through it technical issues halt the entertainment for the evening.