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Topic: Reformatting, How do I save iTunes bought songs?

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Old 11-22-2005, 08:01 PM
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Reformatting, How do I save iTunes bought songs?

I am reformatting my hard drive and I want to backup my itunes songs and put em back on the hard drive once the format is done. Is there anything I need to do so that I will be able to play my bought iTunes songs?
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Old 11-22-2005, 09:47 PM
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Old 11-23-2005, 03:01 AM
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you can always burn the files downloaded in your my music/itunes/ folder onto a CD/DVD and then later put it back on your harddrive
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Old 11-23-2005, 12:41 PM
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you can always burn the files downloaded in your my music/itunes/ folder onto a CD/DVD and then later put it back on your harddrive
Cool. I thought I would have trouble getting them to play on the comp since im formatting it. I guess just save all the info from the iTunes folder and they will be able to play.
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Just save all the files to a CD, DVD, or other drive.. and before you reformat, deactivate iTunes.

Then, when you reformat, you'll need to reactivate iTunes. Which it will automatically prompt you to do as soon as you play a song file. Just login with your username and password

Much much better than the way WMA DRM works.. I had major trouble getting that to work again after a format.


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Just save all the files to a CD, DVD, or other drive.. and before you reformat, deactivate iTunes.

Then, when you reformat, you'll need to reactivate iTunes. Which it will automatically prompt you to do as soon as you play a song file. Just login with your username and password

Much much better than the way WMA DRM works.. I had major trouble getting that to work again after a format.


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Do I need to deactivate or will they just be able to login to their iTunes account and they can play their music? Reason I ask is because I don't have the pw for their iTunes account and I don't have the ability to access the internet with the computer because of how messed up it is.
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