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Old 05-22-2012, 08:38 AM
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Importing Library

I have my Itunes library on an external drive. I want to hook the external drive to a new computer. After I install Itunes on the new computer, I know I have to go to edit/preferences/advanced and put in the location of the external drive. I guess I have to check the two boxes right below the location box. My question is, what do I do next? Thank you
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You need to ensure that the external drive has the same drive letter it had on your old computer.

If the iTunes Library.itl file is on the external as your message implies then you should be OK. If the iTunes Library.itl file was on the C drive of the old computer (My Music\iTunes), you will need to copy that file to the new computers My Music\iTunes directory.



Have you backed up your iTunes Library this week? If not, you are risking losing your music and playlists....
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